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  • Third-Year Student Wins Prestigious Skadden Fellowship

    December 10, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    Ruth Cusick, a third-year student at the CUNY School of Law, is the recipient of a Skadden Fellowship, an award that will provide her with funding to undertake a public interest law project after graduation. Ms. Cusick’s project will be at the Mental Health Advocacy Services in Los Angeles. There she will represent and advocate […]

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  • CUNY Central Features Ruthann Robson in New Article

    December 10, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    CUNY Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson is the subject of a new article on the CUNY Central Web site devoted to distinguished professors. The piece focuses on Professor Robson’s fiction and non-fiction works and on her philosophies as an expert in lesbian and gay jurisprudence as well as pedagogy. View the Article »

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  • Report Co-Authored by Professor Sid Harring Critiques Land Policy in Namibia

    December 5, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    A new report by Sidney Harring, Professor at the CUNY Law School, and Willem Odendaal of the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC), a public interest law organization based in the capital of Namibia, says that that government’s agrarian policy has failed to adapt to the demands of a modern Namibia or to benefit African farmers. The […]

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  • CUNY Law Posts Highest Bar Pass Rate in School’s History

    November 27, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    School Also Beats State Average for First Time CUNY School of Law posted the highest New York State Bar Exam pass rate in its history, with 82.75 percent of students passing the July 2007 exam on their first try. Also, for the first time, Law School graduates’ performance beat the statewide average of 79.1 percent […]

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  • Nanny Trafficking Suit Filed against United Nations Employees

    November 14, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    A Peruvian woman who was promised a nanny position with two United Nations employees and who worked 15-hour days, seven days a week for seven years for the equivalent of 50 cents an hour, has filed suit against her former employers for failure to pay minimum wage and overtime and for breach of contract and […]

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  • Princeton Review Ranks CUNY Law Near Top for Faculty Diversity

    November 12, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    The Princeton Review, publisher of test preparatory books and college and graduate school ranking guides, has again placed CUNY School of Law highly in two critical categories: faculty diversity, for which the school placed fourth, and most welcoming of older students, for which it placed first. The rankings are included in the 2008 edition of […]

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  • Professor Bilek Named Fellow on Teaching Ethics and Professionalism

    November 8, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    Professor Mary Lu Bilek has been named a 2007 Fellow of the National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP). The institute was established in 2005 as a consortium of five nationally-recognized centers on ethics and professionalism: The Louis Stein Center for Law & Ethics at Fordham University The Mercer University School of Law Center […]

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  • Dean Gomez-Velez Featured in Puerto Rican Bar Association Newsletter

    November 8, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    Associate Dean Natalie Gomez-Velez is the featured personal profile in the Nov. 7, 2007 newsletter of the Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA). The story hinges on the dean’s recent appointment in academic affairs at CUNY Law and explores her journey to become a lawyer and a dean. “I hated my first semester as a student […]

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  • CUNY Law Invited to Join Prestigious Panel on Curricula

    October 31, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    CUNY School of Law has been selected to join an elite group of law schools to make recommendations on the future of law school curricula

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  • CUNY Law Joins Carnegie Foundation Working Group

    October 30, 2007 | CUNY School of Law

    CUNY School of Law has been selected to join an elite group of law schools around the nation, among them Stanford, Harvard, NYU and Georgetown, to make recommendations on the future of law school curricula. The invitation follows the release of several public reports, including those from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching […]

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