Professors Steve Zeidman and Babe Howell have been appointed by Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin to an academic advisory council that will assist the court-appointed facilitator in developing reforms of stop-and-frisk practices.
Alum Devika Kewalramani (’95), a partner at Moses and Singer LLP, has been appointed chair of the Professional Discipline Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Somalia Samuel (’14) has been selected as a Thurgood Marshall Fellow at the New York City Bar Association.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson has been featured recently in numerous stories and interviews focusing on the connection between the Constitution and our clothing.
One of the highlights of this past summer for Nick Widzowski (’14) was putting together an environmental plan for New York City. In drafting the plan, Widzowski put his legal knowledge and skills to work.
Alum Farrah Diaz-Tello (’09), a staff attorney with the National Advocates for Pregnant Women, spoke with The Altoona Mirror about the case of a woman in Pennsylvania who allegedly overdosed while nine months pregnant.
Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore, writing for the attorneys for class plaintiffs, filed their opposition on Friday September 6th to New York City’s request that Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin stay her historic decision and order in Floyd v. City of New York.
This summer, CUNY School of Law’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) hosted visiting scholar Dr. Elif Colakoglu, whose work focuses on climate change in the context of sustainability and environmental security.
Professor Julie Goldscheid has edited a new book on gender and equality in the law. Gender and Equality Law was published by Ashgate earlier this year and is part of the series, the Library of Essays on Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses school dress code policies in an op-ed piece for the Los Angeles Times.
In a guest blog post for The Nature of Cities, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses how Mayah’s Lot, the environmental justice comic book that she developed with graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, can be used as a learning tool to teach young students about environmental justice.
In an article for the New York Law Journal, Professor Steven Zeidman discusses the role of the New York City Criminal Court in the wake of the stop and frisk ruling in Floyd v. City of New York.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show.
Professor Rick Rossein commented on a discrimination lawsuit that has been filed against Infosys, a global software company.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on National Public Radio’s The Diane Rehm Show.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on the Moncrieff program on Newstalk, Ireland’s independent national talk radio station.
In a guest post for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Nicole Smith Futrell analyzes the recent decision finding the New York City Police Department’s stop and frisk policy unconstitutional.
Professor Steven Zeidman’s Letter to the Editor about the recent federal ruling that the New York Police Department’s Stop and Frisk policy is unconstitutional was published in the New York Times.
Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore, one of the three lead counsel in Floyd v. City of New York, together with Darius Charney of the Center for Constitutional Rights, commented on a federal court judge’s 198 page ruling on August 12, finding that the New York City Police Department’s stop-question-and-frisk practices violate the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution.
In a Constitutional Law Prof Blog post, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson summarizes the recent Federal Court ruling against the New York City Police Department’s Stop and Frisk program.