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Professor Rebecca Bratspies Discusses Environmental Issues

October 28, 2009

Prof. Bratspies continues to bring the legal issues that intersect with human rights, the environment and culture

CUNY Law National Lawyer’s Guild (NLG) Launches Chapter of Suspension Representation Project

October 28, 2009

CUNY School of Law, through its National Lawyer’s Guild chapter, has launched a new program in which it will represent youth

Alum Advocates for NYC Street Vendors

October 27, 2009

Karen Gargamelli (’07) of Common Law, Inc. appeared on NY1 News in support of New York City street vendors. Many families that

Prof. Copelon Honored at 2009 Feminist Press Gala

October 23, 2009

Professor and Director of the International Women’s Human Rights clinic at CUNY Law Rhonda Copelon was honored at the Feminist Press at CUNY’s 39th Anniversary Gala.

CUNY Law’s First Borchard Fellow Joins Elder Law Clinic

October 19, 2009

Lian Kuang (’09) received the highly selective Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging Fellowship this year

Prof. Rhonda Copelon, Women’s Rights Champion, Discusses the Impact of CUNY Law’s IWHR Clinic

October 14, 2009

Professor Rhonda Copelon, co-founder of CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, discusses

CUNY Law Distinguished Prof. Ruthann Robson In Law360.com Discusses Supreme Court Docket

October 13, 2009

Professor Ruthann Robson, who teaches in the areas of constitutional law, family law, feminist legal theory

Faculty and Alum Present at LatCrit XIV Conference

October 13, 2009

This year’s Latina and Latino Critical Legal Theory, LatCrit XIV Conference “Outsiders Inside: Critical Outsider Theory

NY Daily News Spotlights CUNY Law’s New Building

October 9, 2009

The NY Daily News features CUNY Law’s upcoming move to Long Island City. Quoting Dean

Princeton Review Cites CUNY Law Among Top Ten Law Schools

October 7, 2009

Students are giving the faculty at CUNY School of Law and the Law School itself high marks for its professors

CUNY Law Profs Quoted on Justice Sotomayor’s Influence

October 5, 2009

In an article in Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, Professor Jenny Rivera and Natalie Gomez-Velez

Prof. Arias Interviewed on Domestic Violence on WBAI

October 5, 2009

WBAI’s radio show The Jordan Journal interviewed CUNY Law Professor Maria Arias on the impact

CUNY Law On The Move!

September 30, 2009

CUNY Law has set its sights on a new building in Long Island City, New York that will greatly enhance our ability to carry out

CUNY Trustees Approve New Queens Home for CUNY Law School

September 29, 2009

A new, centrally located home for CUNY Law School has been approved by The City University of New York’s Board of Trustees, a move that will give the School nearly 70,000 additional square feet of space

Prof. Bratspies Appointed to ABA Environmental Law Committee

September 24, 2009

Professor Rebecca Bratspies who has published widely on key environmental legal issues, was recently appointed to a three-year term on the ABA Standing Committee on Environmental Law and was named co-chair of the ABA 2010 National Spring Conference on the Environment. The Standing Committee’s work is “devoted to examination and analysis of emerging environmental law […]

CUNY Law Hosts 14th Annual Moot Court Summer Competition

September 14, 2009

On Saturday, September 12, 2009, CUNY Moot Court hosted the oral arguments of the Fourteenth Annual CUNY Moot Court Summer Competition. The team

CUNY Law Hosts 14th Annual Moot Court Summer Competition

September 14, 2009

On Saturday, September 12, 2009, CUNY Moot Court hosted the oral arguments of the Fourteenth Annual CUNY Moot Court Summer Competition. The team of Thea Delage (2L) and Sarah Young (2L) won the final round of the competition against the second place team of Natasha Bannan (2L) and Kendall Stagg (2L). Natasha Bannan won the […]

Professor Rossein, Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at the John Howard Lecture on Law and Justice

September 10, 2009

Professor Rick Rossein will speak at the Fourth Annual John Howard Lecture on Law and Justice at SUNY

CUNY Law Hosts First Exchange Student From England

September 9, 2009

In a new venture that crosses the Atlantic, CUNY Law School will host Emma Lavery as its first law school exchange student from Northumbria University in England. Lavery, a third year student in Northumbria’s four-year law program, won a scholarship to study clinical education at CUNY Law for one month. The student exchange, initiated by […]

CUNY Law Hosts First Exchange Student From England

September 9, 2009

In a new venture that crosses the Atlantic, CUNY Law School will host Emma Lavery as its first law school exchange

Alumni Finds Success in NYCLA Mentoring Program

September 2, 2009

Paula Edgar (’06) is featured in the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) September Newsletter

Prof. Burton on Overmedication of Imprisoned Juveniles

August 31, 2009

Today’s New York Times features a letter to the editor from Professor and Interim Assistant Dean Angela Burton who reminds the press

CLRN Working Hard to Establish Sister Program in India

August 21, 2009

In Pune, India, CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and Symbiosis Law School (SLS) continue to break new ground with

Dean Anderson: Funding Gaps Affect Underserved Communities

August 20, 2009

In a letter to the New York Law Journal, Dean Michelle Anderson talks about how the decrease in funding for legal services “exacerbates

Prof. Caitlin Borgmann on Abortion Rights of U.S. Servicewomen

August 18, 2009

In her letter to the editor of the New York Times, Professor Caitlin Borgmann spotlights how military women serving the U.S. have few options for abortion services

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