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 Clinic Students Sue I.C.E. - Suit Claims Jailing Immigrant New Yorkers for Months Without a Hearing is Unconstitutional

Cardozo students continue to be seen on the front lines of justice. The Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic, along with The Bronx Defenders and The New York Civil Liberties Union, filed a lawsuit November 15 to stop ICE’s unlawful practice of jailing 1000-2000 New Yorkers each year for months without providing them access to the judges who have the power to rerelease them.

Professor Shaw's Cornell Law Review Article Cited in National Law Journal

Deepak Gupta Gets Call to Argue Position Trump's DOJ Abandoned

By Tony Mauro 

If doing something twice in a row makes a trend, then the court launched a significant one on Monday afternoon.

The court announced that Deepak Gupta of Washington’s Gupta Wessler was “invited to brief and argue” as amicus curiae “in support of the judgment below” in a Social Security case from Kentucky captioned Smith v. Berryhill.

Washington Post Explores Landmark 1898 SCOTUS Citizenship Case; Cardozo Law Review Cited

The 1898 case of U.S. vs. Wong Kim Ark held that the Fourteenth Amendment affirms citizenship by children born on American soil. The Washington Post explores this case in light of President Trump's vow to sign an executive order to try to end the right of U.S. citizenship for children born in the U.S. to noncitizens. 

Professor Getgen Kestenbaum's Report on Blasphemy Laws Cited on CNN

Professor Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum's United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) report Respecting Rights? Measuring the World's Blasphemy Laws was cited in a CNN article on Ireland's vote in referendum to remove the offense of blasphemy from its constitution. 

Professor Stewart Sterk Named Sixth Most-Cited Property Law Faculty in the U.S.

Professor Stewart Sterk was listed as the sixth most-cited property law faculty in the U.S. from 2013 to 2017 by Brian Leiter's Law School Reports. He had 315 citations in that time period. Congratulations to Professor Sterk!

Professor Rona Calls for Regulation of Private Military Industry in Just Security

There’s no ambiguity about their culpability under U.S. law. While a state’s military forces have a license under the international law of armed conflict to kill enemy combatants in war, there is no such “privilege of belligerency” for non-state fighters, including private contractors.

Cardozo is Named to Billboard's List of Top Music Law Schools for 2018

The FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment law is proud to congratulate four Cardozo alumni on being named to Billboard Magazine's top music lawyers list for 2018.

Professor Ginsberg, in Radio Interview, Discusses Importance of Books in Prisons

Professor Betsy Ginsberg did a radio interview on the Michael Slate Show about the widespread practice of banning books from prisons, about Heather Ann Thompson's Pulitzer Prize winning book Blood in the Water, and the lawsuit challenging its ban in Illinois prisons. 

Listen to Professor Ginsberg's interview on the Michael Slate Show.