Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Professor Dan Ravicher's Challenge to Gene Patents

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a major case that invalidates patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The case was brought by Professor Dan Ravicher of Cardozo School of Law, along with the ACLU.

Cardozo's Leadership in Law and Business Program Featured in The International Jurist

"Students participating in the program not only receive classroom instruction, but also have opportunities to learn first-hand from judges and practicing lawyers working in general counsel offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission and legislative bodies."

Stephanie Alvarez-Jones '18 Selected as a Law Student of the Year by The National Jurist

The publication honors 20 law students across the nation who "contributed the most to their law schools and communities in the past year.""

Professor Wu to Speak in Frankfurt on Panel About Social Media Regulation

On March 2, 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany, Professor Felix Wu will speak on a panel about social media regulation as part of the German-American Lawyers Association Working Group Day.

Dean Leslie, in Bloomberg Law, Weighs in on Big Law's Role in Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault at Companies and Organizations

"It’s hard for the public to tell because you don’t see the retainer agreement,” said Melanie Leslie, dean of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, New York. “A lot of the scandals we’ve seen, you see them saying we’re conducting an investigation, but the role of counsel seems to have been to assess liability.”

How is Blockchain Technology Transforming the Legal Industry? Professor Wright Weighs in on Bloomberg Law

“We can use blockchain as a ‘spine’ to manage the entire legal industry, build more efficient systems, decrease the cost of legal services, and make sure people get the legal services they need,” Professor Aaron Wright says in the article.

In Front of U.S. House Science Committee, Professor Wright to Provide Testimony on Blockchain Technology

Professor Wright will testify at the Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing: Beyond Bitcoin: Emerging Applications for Blockchain Technology.

Professor Aaron Wright Talks About Blockchain in the Classroom

Professor Aaron Wright spoke with The New York Law Journal about blockchain technology's path into law school classrooms, with Cardozo amoung numerous schools now offering training in the blockchain technology sector.

Wright said, “I think it may be the technology that brings all that learning that’s occurred over that 20 plus years to the mainstream. All those ideas for computational law, this is an application of that.”

Professor Wright Comments on Tokens and Securities Law

Attorneys who intentionally misadvised clients or failed to advise disclosure that a token was a security to investors could be fined, according to an article on Bloomberg's Big Law Business and Professor Aaron Wright thinks these lawyers may be at risk of malpractice. “I can’t imagine this will end pretty for our sector. It could be pretty gruesome," he commented. 

Professor Rosenfeld Interviewed on Belgian National Radio About Nunez Memo

February 5, 2018 - Professor Michel Rosenfeld was interviewed on Belgian National Radio on Monday, February 5 about the Nunez memo, its implications for the Mueller - Russia investigation, and what it may portend for President Trump.