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.

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. 

Professor Pearlstein in BuzzFeed News on Secret Memo About Russia Inquiry: "FISA Court Would Want More Than Info in Dossier"

The memo asserts the FBI relied on a "so-called dossier commissioned by a Washington research firm working for the Democratic Party." But Professor Deborah Pearlstein says the the court would require more documentation than what the dossier provides.

Professor Wright Talks Blockchain with Crain's, Washington Post and Law.com

Professor Aaron Wright was quoted in Crain's New York Business, The Washington Post, and also participated in the podcast series "Unprecedented" on law.com.

Professor Yankah Appears Live With the NY Times on Facebook, Speaks About Response to Opioid Epidemic

January 31, 2018 - Professor Ekow Yankah was live with The New York Times on Facebook to speak to the differences between the current response to the opioid epidemic that has affected white communities and the treatment of black communities affected by the crack epidemic in the 1980s. 

View the Facebook live video. 

Professor Wright Talks Blockchain and the Future in Legaltech News

Professor Aaron Wright spoke to Legaltech News about the development of blockchain technology, its impact on the legal industry and what he sees for the future.

When asked how he sees blockchain-powered legal technology actually being used in law firms and legal departments, Wright said, “In terms of when the technology will be adopted, I think this is a 20-year adoption curve much like with the internet. We’re right at the beginning of it, and over the first four or five years we’re going to see the first use cases emerge with blockchain technology.

Cardozo Law's International Law Program One of Top in Country in preLaw Magazine Ranking

January 24, 2018 - In preLaw magazine's ranking of the top international law programs in the country, Cardozo Law received an A grade, making it among the top in the country. The magazine ranked schools based on their course offerings, clinics, real-world opportunities and student groups. 

Read the story on page 52 of preLaw magazine.