Last week, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) held its annual fundraising gala. Tickets to the gala were sold-out for a second year in a row and ticket sales alone, raised more than $6,000.
Dean Mary Lu Bilek has been named one of the “Most Influential People in Legal Education 2016” nationwide by National Jurist, a leading news source for law students.
2017 scholars-in-residence at the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice are Senator George J. Mitchell and Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDonald.
In partnership with the Legal Aid Society, The Human Rights and Gender Justice (HRGJ) clinic successfully urged the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Trafficking to address the harmful impact of criminalization of trafficking victims.
Professor Ruthann Robson’s “Constitutional Law Prof Blog” was named to the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100 list for 2016.
Annemarie Caruso (’17) and Maggie Gribben (’17) have been awarded Skadden Fellowships for 2017.
Fatema Jannat (’19), a second-year student in our part-time program is featured in a PBS special about the impact of settlement houses in New York.
The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention accepted most of the recommendations made by the Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic (HRGJ) regarding the detention of pregnant women suspected of drug use in the United States.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Mary Lu Bilek, dean of the University of Massachusetts School of Law, named the new dean of CUNY 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.
CUNY Law hosted the fourth annual Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) conference, where attendees discussed best practices in their field.
Students in CUNY Law’s Student Advocacy Project (SAP) spent this recent semester representing students in Queens in suspension hearings.
Prof. Janet Calvo, Prof. Natalie Gomez-Velez and students advocated for the NYS Board of Regents decision to allow licenses for non-citizens.
Members of CUNY Law’s 31st graduating class heard inspiring words from Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Prof. Shirley Lung and Marc Ramirez (’16) at their commencement.
CUNY Law Dean Michelle J. Anderson named new president of Brooklyn College.
Speakers from human rights organizations working in Iraq came together for a recent HRGJ discussion on life in that country as a woman or LGBT person.
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Staff from the HRGJ clinic traveled to Iraq to train local groups on advocating for women’s and LGBT rights in Iraq and to develop recommendations for human rights advocacy.
The Honorable Jonathan Lippman will address graduates during CUNY Law’s 31st commencement ceremony and receive an honorary degree.
More than 100 people attended CUNY Law Review’s recent half-day symposium to engage in discussions of how family defense can be enhanced.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke before a standing-room only crowd at CUNY Law on Friday for a conversation with Judge Rosemary Barkett, scholar-in-residence at CUNY Law’s Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice.