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NY Times Quotes Alum Michael Tobman, A Political Consultant

December 30, 2009

CUNY Law alum Michael Tobman (’98) comments on the distribution of bonuses to campaign workers

Alum Roberta Hunter in NY Times on Past and Future of Shinnecock Indians

December 29, 2009

CUNY Law alum Roberta Hunter (’87) reflects on her summers spent on the Shinnecock reservation

NY Times Quotes Alum Judge Pam Jackman-Brown on Stress of Recession

December 28, 2009

Family Court Judge Pam Jackman-Brown (’86) talks about the economy’s impact on

PBS NewsHour Features Prof. Emerita Sharon Hom On Impact of High Profile Human Rights Case in China

December 28, 2009

CUNY Law Professor Emerita Sharon Hom provides expert commentary on how the sentencing

Alum Eileen Choi Featured on WNYC

December 23, 2009

Eileen Choi (’07), an attorney at Brooklyn Family Defense Project, helps defend the due process rights

3L Jonathan Harris Selected for 2010 Skadden Fellowship, Wins Second Prize for Kaynard Memorial Student Service Award

December 17, 2009

CUNY Law’s Jonathan Harris has been selected as a 2010 Skadden Fellow. The two year fellowship will allow him to start a new economic justice project

Irish Newspaper Spotlights CUNY Law Alum

December 16, 2009

Alum Marty Glennon (’96) is highlighted as a “Law & Order Honoree” by The Irish Echo newspaper. Now a partner at labor, employment

Alum Wins Appeal in Precedent New Jersey Court Case

December 14, 2009

Stelio Papadapoulo (’06) won an appeal in New Jersey’s appellate division, in a case of first impression

Alum Assemblywoman Wants More Women in Politics

December 14, 2009

Janele Hyer-Spencer (’98), Assemblywoman for the 60th District, talks about her decision to enter politics, maintaining

CUNY Law’s Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network, Awarded the AALS Drinan Award

December 11, 2009

The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has announced that Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network

CLRN Director Fred Rooney Awarded the AALS Drinan Award

December 11, 2009

The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has announced that Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal

Prof. Bratspies Weighs in on Emerging Trends in Agricultural Research

December 9, 2009

Prof. Rebecca Bratspies recently presented a paper to the Alliance Deputy Executive of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural

Inspiring High School Students on the Path to Lawyering

December 9, 2009

CUNY School of Law’s Center for Diversity in the Legal Profession and Admissions Office, teamed up with the New York State Bar Association to

Prof. Rebecca Bratspies Quoted on Landmark Tenants’ Rights Case

December 7, 2009

Prof. Rebecca Bratspies comments on the implications of second hand smoke on tenants’ rights that could set a precedent

Alums Push for Callback on School Aide Layoffs

December 7, 2009

Alums Meaghean Murphy (’04) and Aaron Amaral (’09) helped win a four week extension on the recent layoffs of 530 school aides

Alum Judge Edwina G. Richardson-Mendelson featured in NY Law Journal

December 1, 2009

Administrative Judge Richardson-Mendelson (’88) talks about her path to becoming a judge and her responsibilities overseeing NY City’s Family Court.

A Gendered Perspective On The Right To Housing In The United States

November 30, 2009

Report on gender issues in housing in the United States written by the student interns of the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic

Prof. Ramzi Kassem Talks About the Targeting of the Muslim Community on WNYC

November 26, 2009

Professor Ramzi Kassem talks about the FBI’s profiling and surveillance of the Muslim community on The Brian Lehrer Show

Alumni Michael Mazzariello Lands Network TV Show

November 25, 2009

No, he’s not an actual judge, but CUNY Law alum Michael Mazzariello (’90) brings a non-traditional twist

CLRN’s Fred Rooney on India Radio

November 24, 2009

In October 2008, Symbiosis Law School (SIU) and the City University of New York School of Law (CUNY Law) teamed up to design a program

Prof. Jenny Rivera Named Latino Trendsetter, Interviewed on CUNY TV

November 17, 2009

On November 16, 2009, Defining Trends Magazine honored CUNY Law’s own Prof. Jenny Rivera, along with a dozen other Latino/a notables

First In Nation Collaboration: NY State Courts and CUNY Law School Pilot “LaunchPad For Justice”

November 13, 2009

In a first of its kind collaboration in the nation, the New York State Courts and CUNY School of Law will pilot “LaunchPad for Justice,” an initiative that will jumpstart the careers of new CUNY Law graduates and provide much needed legal representation to low-income New Yorkers. In addition, the Courts will gain another cadre of volunteer attorneys, supporting its efforts at efficient administration of justice.

Prof. Richard Storrow Interviewed in Recognition of National Adoption Day

November 11, 2009

Professor Richard Storrow was interviewed about adoption on the show Bronx Legal in recognition of National Adoption Day. Since 2000

2009 Joseph Doherty Civil Rights Fellowship Winners

November 9, 2009

Michele Lampach and Jillian Sebastian are the winners of the 2009 Joseph Doherty Civil Rights Fellowship. The annual fellowship offered by the Irish Law Students Association

Prof. Kirchmeier Gives CLE Presentation

October 28, 2009

On October 27, 2009, Professor Jeff Kirchmeier gave a presentation on “Foundations and Overview of Federal Habeas Corpus and Pending Cases” at the New York City Bar.

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