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Archive for 2008


Faculty Bulletin Now Available on the Web

April 1, 2008

The CUNY School of Law April 2008 Faculty Bulletin includes the latest news, listed alphabetically, of our faculty members. This is the first posting of a faculty bulletin to the Web site. We will continue to make the bulletins available on the Web as they are compiled and released. We will notify the community by […]

Second Haywood Burns Conference to Be Held March 28-29

March 24, 2008

The CUNY School of Law and the new Center for Diversity in the Legal Profession will host the 2008 Haywood Burns Conference on Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, This year’s conference is the second bi-annual Haywood Burns Conference sponsored by the School of Law. In March 2006, the School of Law hosted the […]

33 CUNY Law Students Offered Revson Fellowships

February 20, 2008

Grants from the Revson Foundation worth $4,500 apiece have been offered to 33 CUNY Law first- and second-year students, for a total in $148,500 in funding. Stipends are awarded to students attending law school in New York and New JerseyNew York for 10-week summer placements with public interest organizations in the metropolitan area. The students […]

Professor Loffredo Appears on W-ABC News

February 15, 2008

Professor Steve Loffredo appeared on the 11 p.m. edition of W-ABC’s Eyewitness News on Feb. 14 discussing New York State’s efforts to recoup money from poor people who win the lottery. An Eyewitness News investigative team found that, in the last five years, the state has intercepted nearly 24,000 lottery winners who were welfare recipients, […]

Third-Year Student Christine Back Named 2008 EEOC Honors Program Attorney

February 13, 2008

Christine Back, Class of 2008, has been named the 2008 U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Honors Program Attorney. The EEOC hires one or two honors program attorneys yearly in a national competition. Christine will commence her position in September 2008 at the New York Regional Counse’s office litigating employment discrimination cases on behalf of […]

CUNY Law Announces Summer Fellowship Awards

February 13, 2008

The Scholarship Committee at CUNY School of Law has announced the following recipients of the 2008 CUNY Summer Fellowship Awards. The Committee reviewed more than 100 applications this year. “The impressive level of commitment shown by the applicants to work in the public interest was inspiring and made our task of choosing the winners more […]

CUNY Law’s Success and Future: An Interview with Dean Michelle J. Anderson

February 13, 2008

In a recent report on legal education, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching observes that many law schools in the United States

CUNY Law Alum Featured in New York Daily News

January 25, 2008

Angela Hines, a high school dropout-turned lawyer who graduated from CUNY School of Law in 2005, is featured in the January 24, 2008 edition of the New York Daily News in a story that quotes her husband of two years saying she’s a “super mom” and a wonderful human being. The story notes that Angela […]

New York Times Features Story on CUNY Law Incubator Project

January 9, 2008

The New York Times today features the CUNY Law School’s new incubator project in a story on its education page. The story can be found here » The story opens with an interview with Gabriel R. Munson, a 2003 graduate of CUNY Law, who, after trying to strike out on his own last spring, found […]

CUNY Joins Association of American Law Schools

January 9, 2008

CUNY School of Law yesterday received membership in the Association of American Law Schools at the organization’s annual meeting in New York City. CUNY Law joins roughly 160 other law schools that have attained membership standing with AALS. “CUNY Law’s membership in the AALS, which is the society of learned legal scholars, is strong validation […]