The Huffington Post quotes Professor Caitlin Borgmann in an article discussing a “wrongful conception” case filed against Qualitest Pharmaceuticals.
March 11, 2013 – American Muslim civil liberties groups released a new report today, Mapping Muslims: NYPD Spying and Its Impact on American Muslims, documenting the devastating impacts of the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) extensive surveillance program that targeted American Muslims throughout the Northeast and spread outrage throughout the nation.
In an article for the Huffington Post, alum Sharon Stapel (’98), Executive Director of the NYC Anti Violence Project, discusses the new Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which was signed into law by President Obama on March 7, 2013.
Alum Eva Golinger (’04) discussed the legacy of Hugo Chavez, the late president of Venezuela, with Democracy Now co-hosts Juan Gonzalez an Amy Goodman.
In his letter to the editor in the New York Law Journal, Scott Spivak (’13) examines the role of prosecutors in bail reform, in light of Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s proposal to overhaul New York’s bail statute.
This past summer, Nick Widzowski (’14) spent much of his internship with New York City Councilmember James Gennaro researching and drafting a bill that would make it easier for property owners to locate and access information on adopting renewable energy systems.
Dean Michelle J. Anderson responded to a request from the ABA Task Force on the Future of Legal Education for comments on its work, in which she highlighted the undiminished need for lawyers to represent low- and moderate-income clients.
Julie Lim, professor and director of CUNY Law’s library, authored an article for Spectrum, a national journal from the American Association of Law Libraries, about the unique integration of CUNY Law’s library and law librarians into the full curriculum.
Thomson Reuters cites Professor Steve Zeidman in an article on whether the confession of Pedro Hernandez is enough to support the charges against him in the Etan Patz case.
Professor Rebecca Bratspies’s Environmental Law class is working Community Board 11 in northeast Queens to analyze new flight patterns into and out of LaGuardia Airport.
In a guest column for JURIST, alum Victoria Neilson (’94) discusses the need for lawmakers to address LGBT issues as they begin reforming the nation’s immigration policies.
The New York Daily News recently reported on lawsuit being brought against a Westchester couple that claims the couple treated their nanny unfairly, subjecting her to their vicious dog and not paying her for overtime worked.
Last night, CUNY Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted a panel discussion on Prisoner Rights as a Civil Rights Movement.
The New York State Senate voted on Monday to approve Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nomination of Professor Jenny Rivera to a seat on the New York State Court of Appeals. Rivera is the second Latina to serve on court. She fills the seat formerly held by Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, who retired at the end of December.
CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic partnered with Make the Road to assist immigrant youth in applying for immigration relief under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson is quoted in an article from the Associated Press on new efforts by senators in Indiana to ban sex offenders from social media sites.
Alum Eli Federman (’10) discusses the impact of social media usage on workplace productivity in an article for Social Media Today.
Dean Michelle J. Anderson is quoted in today’s New York Times in an article on the decline of applications to law schools across the country.
Dean Michelle J. Anderson discussed the public’s understanding of the evolving definition of rape in a recent Salon.com article.
A recent Lawyers.com article discussed proposed Congressional legislation to impose a federal ban on assault weapons. A number of local law enforcement officials have said they would not enforce any new legislation banning assault weapons because such a ban would be unconstitutional. Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson weighed in on the issue of whether state officials can ignore federal law.