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  • Advocating for Every Child’s Right to Learn

    February 1, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Four alumnae are advocating and giving a voice for parents and students in special education law.

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  • Blakeley Decktor (’12): Seeking Gender Equality Through the World’s Courts

    February 1, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Each year, Women’s Link Worldwide, an international organization that works to advance the rights of women and girls, doles out the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards to highlight decisions or statements made during legal proceedings that have a positive or negative impact on gender equality. Blakeley Decktor (’12), a staff attorney at the Women’s Link office […]

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  • Serving up Food Justice at School

    February 1, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    CUNY Law 1L Maria Brinkmann reflects on her inspiration to attend law school.

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  • Looking Back: 30 years of CUNY Law’s Clinical Program

    February 1, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    CUNY Law’s clinical program, Main Street Legal Services, has been advocating for underserved people in New York for three decades.

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  • The Path to Equality

    February 1, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Michael Oppenheimer (’06) reflects on the fight for equality and what it means for him, his family and his community. On November 24, 2014, I stood with residents, activists, and lawyers in front of the police department, in Ferguson, Missouri. It was moments after a prosecutor announced the grand jury decision not to indict a […]

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  • Lessons Today from the Triangle Fire of the Past

    January 29, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    The Triangle Shirtwaist fire tragedy of 1911 still has important lessons to teach us today about garment worker conditions.

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  • Seeking Housing Justice

    January 20, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Recent CUNY Law grads help low-income New Yorkers get the Housing Court justice they deserve.

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  • Angelo Pinto (’08): Fighting for Incarcerated Youth

    January 20, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    For Angelo Pinto (’08), it comes down to science: Teen brains are not fully developed, meaning teens are incapable of fully assessing risk, and their character and sense of self are still under construction as well. “To put a teen into a hyper-violent environment, like an adult prison, means shaping the character of that person […]

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  • Community Power Growing in a Garden

    January 20, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Alum Paula Segal (’11) is working to flip the switch on community access to unused city land.

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  • Fighting for Transgender Equality & Justice

    January 20, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    CUNY Law alumni have taken up the fight in cities across the country on transgender rights issues — what many have called this century’s civil rights struggle.

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