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.

Professor Yankah Interviewed on Frontline's "Left Behind America"

September 13, 2018 Frontline - Dayton, Ohio used to be a booming city where residents could chase the American Dream. Now, around one-third live in poverty. Professor Ekow Yankah talks to Frontline about some of the social and economic forces behind the shift in Dayton and other American cities like it post-recession. 

Professor Weisberg's Case Seeking Reparations for Nama and Herero Genocide Mentioned in NY Times

Professor Richard Weisberg is of counsel for the Nama and Herero people of Namibia in the case, Rukoro v. Republic of Germany. The case seeks reparations for the Nama and Herero genocide that took place in the early 20th century by the German Empire.

Professor Sebok Named as One of Nation's Most-Cited Torts Faculty

September 5, 2018 - The Brian Leiter's Law School Reports named Professor Anthony Sebok one of the most cited faculty members in the U.S. who works partly in torts. The blog took data for the period from 2013 to 2017. In that time frame, he was cited 250 times. Congratulations to Professor Sebok!

Professor Shaw Talks on GMA About Impact if Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court

September 4, 2018 Good Morning America - Professor Kate Shaw discusses the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. 

"The stakes couldn't be higher and the impact could be really dramatic. We're talking about a conservative majority on issues like abortion, environmental regulation, workers rights, voting rights, presidential power ..."

Professor Sebok's Op-Ed in the NY Law Journal: New Ethics Opinion on Litigation Funding Gets It Wrong

For the reasons we will set out in this article, Opinion 2018-5 incorrectly interprets New York Rule of Professional Conduct (RPC) 5.4 dealing with lawyer independence, specifically determines to be unethical activities far less intrusive on lawyer independence than many lending practices that have been accepted and used by almost every law firm for decades, and drives a wedge between settled New York case law and—if the committee’s interpretation of RPC 5.4 were correct—the ethics rules.

Professor Zelinsky Named One of 10 Most-Cited Tax Faculty in U.S.

August 27, 2018 - Professor Ed Zelinsky was named in the Brian Leiter's Law School Reports blog as the eighth most-cited tax faculty in the U.S. for the period from 2013 to 2017. Professor Zelinsky was cited 220 times in that time period. Congratulations to Professor Zelinsky!

Law360 Recommends Professor Zelinsky's Book as Summer Reading

Law360 lists Professor Ed Zelinsky's book 'Taxing the Church: Religion, Exemptions, Entanglement, and the Constitution' as one of 12 books tax attorneys should read before the summer ends.