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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.

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

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