In an opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson responds to a May 7 op-ed that called for consumers to support the workers who make our clothes, in the aftermath of a factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 600 garment workers.
USA Today spoke with Professor Caitlin Borgmann about the conviction of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell on first-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges.
The City University of New York School of Law’s Community Economic Development (CED) Clinic has launched a new partnership with the Mondragon Cooperatives, the largest worker-owned cooperative in the world.
The Charles H. Revson Law Student Public Interest (LSPIN) Fellowships for 2013 have been announced, and 22 CUNY Law students were among the recipients.
Professor Rebecca Bratspies recently discussed the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) at a meeting with Queens residents in relation to their ongoing efforts to combat airplane noise caused by new flight patterns out of LaGuardia Airport.
CUNY Law’s Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project and its recent report , Mapping Muslims: NYPD Spying and Its Impact on American Muslims, received the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Excellence In a Public Interest Case or Project Award.
Matthew Dalosio (’14) spoke with the New York Law Journal about a symbolic “die-in” which took place on April 22 on the steps of the Manhattan federal court.
In the fourth part of a series on the Bronx’s Court System, The New York Times focuses on stop-and-frisk misdemeanor cases. The article quotes a recent law review article by Professor Steven Zeidman, who wrote “the city’s Criminal Courts had displayed ‘invisibility and willful irrelevance’ in the stop-and-frisk debate.”
On April 18th, the Public Interest Law Association (PILA) marked its 20th Anniversary with a gala celebration and auction.
Professor Ramzi Kassem spoke with The New York Times in an article about the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay and President Obama’s renewed efforts to close the prison. Kassem, who represents several of the detainees at the prison, reports that prisoners have been denied soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and their legal papers.
A condensed introduction to Professor Caitlin Borgmann’s article “Appellate Review of Social Facts in Constitutional Rights Cases.”
Three decades is ample time for a legacy to develop. Consider the Cabans at CUNY Law. Osvaldo Caban got his J.D. in 1987, the second graduating class; his daughter, Celina, is on track to graduate in 2014.
The Elder Law Clinic helps protect the rights of vulnerable people who may not be able to make decisions for themselves.
In her first year at CUNY Law, Clinical Law Professor Lynn Lu has enjoyed teaching the lawyering seminar to first-year students in the fall; this semester, she’s co-teaching the Economic Justice Project (EJP) with EJP founder Professor Stephen Loffredo.
“I’m the librarian with probably the fewest books on my bookshelf,” said Alex Berrio Matamoros, the new emerging technologies librarian and library associate professor.
“I always wanted to give a voice to those who didn’t have one,” recalled Judge Janet Malone (’89).
Professor Ramzi Kassem was a featured guest on MSNBC’s Up w/ Steve Kornacki on Saturday discussing the Boston bombing, terrorism, Guantanamo, the hunger strike that many of the detainees are undergoing, and what the possible solutions are.
More than 130 CUNY School of Law students will receive their Juris Doctor degrees at a May 17 graduation ceremony. “We are immensely proud of our 2013 graduates. Their experience, intelligence, and passion will make them excellent advocates for their communities,” said CUNY Law Dean Michelle J. Anderson.
Arriving at the high court’s public line at 3am, Kathleen Thomas and Lauren Parnes were first in line for seats to attend the April 22 oral argument in one of the Term’s most watched First Amendment cases, Agency for International Development vs. Alliance for Open Society.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson spoke to the New Jersey Star-Ledger about Governor Chris Christie’s proposal to prevent stores from selling certain video games rated “mature” or “adults only” to minors without a guardian’s permission.