Professor Caitlin Borgmann was interviewed on Legalese It!, a HuffPost Live program covering the top legal stories on Friday, December 6. Professor Borgmann weighed in on the issue of Supreme Court Justices doing their own internet research to find facts not contained in the trial record. The discussion of this issue starts 12 minutes and […]
CUNY Law Impact: Christa Douaihy
December 9, 2013
For Christa Douaihy (’08), the roots of her HIV/AIDS justice work go deep, back to the early 1990s in Scranton, PA.
Recently, Washington and Lee University School of Law hosted the symposium “Roe at 40 – The Controversy Continues”. Professor Caitlin Borgmann delivered a keynote address, offering a pro-choice perspective. Watch Professor Borgmann’s presentation “Untying the Moral Knot of the Abortion”. Professor Borgmann has litigated reproductive rights cases and has also spoken and written widely about reproductive […]
CUNY Law Impact: Ira Needleman
December 6, 2013
For Ira Needleman (’96), HIV/AIDS work came hand-in-hand with a return to his home city of New York. After graduating first from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and later CUNY Law School, Needleman worked in Pennsylvania, Westchester, and Rochester, starting in general practice, and then moving into custody and domestic violence cases, and, at […]
CUNY Law Impact: Randy Petsche
December 5, 2013
Randy Petsche (’89) had 14 years of experience in landlord-tenant law and a number of years as a volunteer tenants’ organizer on the lower west side of Manhattan before joining Bronx AIDS Services (BAS).
Kary L. Moss (’87), the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, is one of the attorneys in a federal lawsuit filed November 29, 2013, challenging bishops’ directives to Catholic hospitals which hamper care of pregnant women in medical distress, leading to medical negligence.
Professor Rebecca Bratspies and student fellows with CUNY Law’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) have been working closely with parents at PS85 in Astoria, Queens, to address noise from nearby subway tracks that is affecting students’ learning and health.
CUNY Law Impact: Mark Hess
December 4, 2013
During the oppressive July heat wave this past summer, Mark Hess (’12), a housing attorney for the HIV Law Project, helped his client comply with an agreement to deaden the sound of his allegedly heavy feet.
CUNY Law Impact: Mona Moayad
December 3, 2013
When Mona Moayad (’11) joined Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), she had to hit the ground running, and she hasn’t stopped running ever since.
CUNY Law Impact: Ed Campanelli
December 2, 2013
Ed Campanelli (’03) got his start working with clients living with HIV/AIDS in 2002, as a summer intern for the AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC). He also worked there as a paralegal his last year of law school.