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  • Office Hours with Professor Victor Goode

    April 17, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

     If we asked you to pen your own introduction, what would you add to the “standard faculty intro” to give us the really important stuff? In many ways, I’ve been a “legal architect” throughout my career. By that I mean that I’ve helped build several important legal institutions, including the National Conference of Black Lawyers […]

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  • 1L Advice: How I got the Fellowship

    March 27, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    When Victor Cheng ’18 was an undergraduate, he studied marketing and international business, inspired by his Chinese immigrant father’s entrepreneurial spirit and drive. A few short years later and everything had changed; Victor came to CUNY Law to alter the face of Immigration Law as we know it. Below, he shares how his singular focus […]

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  • Office Hours with Professor Babe Howell

    March 20, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    Professor Babe Howell has been teaching Criminal Law, Trial Advocacy, Criminal Procedure, and Lawyering at CUNY Law for nearly nine years, work she approaches with a focus on the reality behind criminal law and our legal system – particularly the racial and class disparities. When not teaching, the self-proclaimed luddite can typically be found reading. […]

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  • KEEPING COUNSEL: Richard Celestin ’06

    March 19, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    ADVICE FOR ALUMNI, BY ALUMNI ON HOW TO BECOME YOUR OWN CAREER INSPIRATION By Richard Celestin ’06 While at CUNY Law, Richard focused his studies on criminal defense and juvenile justice while nurturing his love for education. After graduation, Richard became an entrepreneur, creating programs to advocate for underrepresented youth in the not-for-profit sector. His […]

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  • IN THE BALANCE: Ting Ting Cheng

    March 19, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    How CUNY Law alumni are pursuing liberty and justice   It’s been a whirlwind twenty-four months for Ting Ting Cheng, currently serving as an attorney for the New York City Commission on Human Rights.  During that time, she helped the NYCCHR host the first public forum on sexual harassment in the workplace in over twenty […]

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  • MARCH BOOKMARK: OUTlaws Edition

    March 19, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    This month, our Bookmark feature is brought to you by OUTlaws, CUNY Law’s intersectional queer community for people of all genders, sexual orientations, and HIV statuses. OUTlaws strives for collective liberation in solidarity with other student groups and empowers community members to deconstruct legal barriers and effect legal & social progress.   “Trans Day of […]

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  • After Decades in Prison, Women Pose for Portraits in their Own Rooms and Reflect

    March 19, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    “When you see this photo I took of you, what does it make you think?” This post features the work of Pete Brook, writer, curator, and educator focused on photography, prisons, and power. You can find more of his work at   www.prisonphotography.org   Working as a public defender, Sara Bennett has met a great many women who have faced […]

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  • What Public Interest Law Looks Like: Areas of Practice

    March 19, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    For most of us, the type of work we do and the way we do it is one of the most critical components of happiness. If you’re heading to law school to make justice accessible and attainable for more people in more places, you already know that public interest work could be your calling. But […]

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  • SORENSEN CENTER TO HOST JUSTICE SACHS AND DARREN WALKER

    March 18, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    Critical Voices from Local to Global: In conversation with Justice Albie Sachs and Darren Walker   Join the chief architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution of 1996 and the president of the Ford Foundation as they consider what it means to live in a constitutional democracy.   TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2018 6:00 pm     Welcome […]

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  • CUNY LAW CLINICAL PROGRAM RANKED THIRD IN THE NATION

    March 18, 2018 | CUNY School of Law

    Faculty, students, and community partners collaborate to create singular clinical experience  One of the best clinical programs in the nation can be found at the City University of New York School of Law, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings just released. We’re delighted to have the external validation of ranking #3 for the fourth […]

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