• U.N. Condemns Confinement of Pregnant Women Based on Suspected Drug Use

    October 27, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    HRGJ clinic successfully urged U.N. experts to recognize that detaining pregnant women suspected of drug use discriminates against women and violates their right to be free from arbitrary detention.

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  • Visiting Scholar Dr. Enrico Bonadio Joins CUNY Law

    October 19, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Dr. Enrico Bonadio, an intellectual property scholar from the City Law School in London, has joined CUNY Law as a visiting scholar for the Fall 2016 semester. His current research focuses on graffiti, street art and copyright law.

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  • CUNY Law Students Go to (Moot) Court

    October 7, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Second- and third-year students participated in CUNY Law’s 21st annual Moot Court Summer Competition recently to secure a spot on the law school’s Moot Court team.

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  • Welcome to Our Latest 1L Class

    September 9, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Our newest 1L class brings a rich and varied background to CUNY Law and their legal careers. In addition to speaking 26 languages, this class of 190 full- and part-time students has worked for such organizations as a youth mission in South Africa, Refugees and Communities of Color and the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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  • Mary Lu Bilek Appointed New Dean of CUNY Law

    June 6, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Mary Lu Bilek, dean of the University of Massachusetts School of Law, named the new dean of CUNY Law.

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  • CUNY Law Ranks #1 in the U.S. for Public Interest Jobs

    May 31, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    CUNY School of Law tops the nation’s law schools for placing graduates in public interest jobs, according to a report in the National Law Journal.

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  • Academic Support Conference Brings Diversity to the Fore

    May 31, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    CUNY Law hosted the fourth annual Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) conference, where attendees discussed best practices in their field.

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  • Students Take on K-12 Suspensions in NYC’s Public Schools

    May 25, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    Despite the reduction in suspension in New York City’s public schools in recent years, many students facing suspensions still encounter overly punitive charges that can mean significant time out of school and lead to them falling behind severely, and possibly dropping out. Students in CUNY Law’s Student Advocacy Project (SAP) spent this recent semester working […]

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  • CUNY Law Praises NYS Board of Regents Decision to Allow Licenses for Non-Citizens

    May 18, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Board’s adoption of regulations allows DACA recipients to obtain licenses in 57 professions May 18, Long Island City, NY — The New York State Board of Regents’ adoption of regulations permitting DACA recipients to obtain professional license in New York, wisely allows qualified non-citizens who have completed their education here to finally […]

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  • CUNY Law Celebrates the Class of 2016

    May 11, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

    During his commencement address to CUNY Law’s Class of 2016, the Honorable Jonathan Lippman urged graduates to follow their pursuit of justice. “The pursuit of justice for all is what defines our powerful and privileged profession,” Judge Lippman told the 98 graduates during the ceremony. “It is at the very heart of what it means […]

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