CUNY School of Law

New Report Examines Why Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence Don’t Call the Police

November 2, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

CUNY School of Law, ACLU, and University of Miami School of Law Release Findings of Gender-Biased Policing Survey

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan (’11) Takes the Helm of the National Lawyers Guild

October 27, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan (’11) took office as the president of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG).

Judge Rosemary Barkett Joins the Sorensen Center as the 2015-2016 Scholar-in-Residence

October 19, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Judge Rosemary Barkett has joined the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice as the scholar-in-residence for the 2016-2016 academic year.

Center for Latino and Latina Rights and Equality Honored at Queens Hispanic Heritage Month Event

October 15, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown honored CUNY Law’s Center for Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE), presenting the center with and honoring CLORE, its director, CUNY professor Natalie Gomez-Velez, and CLORE fellows past and present for its work as an advocate for civil rights. The Queens Women’s […]

CUNY School of Law and New York City Bar Association Join to form Court Square Law Project

October 15, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

New start up will address the “justice gap”, providing legal services to moderate-income clients and jobs to law school graduates.

CUNY Law Environmental Advocates Explore Global Impact of Climate Change

October 14, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

International environmental leaders shared their perspectives on climate change and overconsumption.

CUNY Law Dean to Step Down in 2016 After 10 Years

October 13, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Dean Michelle Anderson will step down at the end of the current academic year. She leaves a legacy of leadership at law school as it rises in rankings.

Iraqi Activist to Testify at the UN on ISIS, sexual violence and Shelter for Women

October 9, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Operator of Iraqi “Underground Railroad” for survivors of abuse to speak out on Iraqi government’s undermining efforts to protect women

CUNY Law Hosts 20th Annual CUNY Moot Court Summer Competition

October 8, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

CUNY Law hosted the oral arguments of its Twentieth Annual Moot Court Summer Competition earlier this fall. Emma Shreefter and Elana Gold won the final round of arguments.

N.Y. Supreme Court Appellate Division Judges to hear arguments at CUNY Law

September 21, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Four judges from the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department will hear oral arguments at CUNY Law this Thursday.

Prof. Rebecca Bratspies to Receive Environmental Award

September 18, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

The Eastern Queens Alliance will honor Prof. Rebecca Bratspies, for her long-standing work educating New Yorkers about urban sustainability and environmental justice.

Public Square Live Event Revisits the Black Panther Movement

September 10, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Five civil rights leaders and long-time activists recounted numerous personal and powerful stories of the Black Panther Movement and its importance to civil rights and black empowerment, before a full house at CUNY Law.

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments at CUNY Law

September 3, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Chief Judge Robert Katzmann was joined by Judge Raymond Lohier and Judge Peter Hall. The judges heard five cases that covered a broad range of legal issues and then answered questions from students.

Professor Susan Bryant and Yale Law professor Jean Koh Peters Named ‘Great Teachers’ by Society of American Law Teachers

August 21, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Prof. Sue Bryant and Yale professor Jean Koh Peters will be honored by the Society of American Law Teachers for their contributions to clinical pedagogy.

Dean Michelle Anderson Reflects on Julian Bond’s Legacy

August 17, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

CUNY Law celebrates the legacy of civil rights leader Julian Bond, who spoke at the 2011 commencement and received an honorary degree.

Professor Jeff Kirchmeier on His New Book about the Death Penalty in America

June 17, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Jeff Kirchmeier answers questions about his new book Imprisoned by the Past: Warren McCleskey and the American Death Penalty.

Elder Law Clinic: Students’ Perspectives

June 9, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Third-year Elder Law Clinic students Carolyn Fakury, Mary Elizabeth Murray, and Katie Redmon, along with Nora Moran, a social work intern from Hunter College, discuss the clinic and what inspired them to become lawyers.

Undocumented Immigrant Cesar Vargas (’11) Admitted to NY Bar

June 3, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Cesar Vargas (’11) who was brought to the United States from Mexico as a child and is still undocumented, was admitted to practice law in New York.

Inaugural Class of Pro Bono Scholars Helped Clients with Housing and Employment

June 2, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

In the first year of New York ’s pro bono scholars program, CUNY Law students helped clients find housing, fight evictions, and secure unpaid wages.

CLEAR’s Work with Uzbek and Yemeni Communities in the US Featured in New York Times

May 28, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

CLEAR’s work with Uzbek immigrants who were recently questioned by law enforcement and a Yemeni-American man whose US passport was unfairly revoked was recently featured in the New York Times.