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Prof. Robson Quoted on Marriage and the State

August 18, 2009

Professor Ruthann Robson raises the question of the “benefits” of marriage and challenges readers to think about the paradigm of traditional marriage, including how family

Alum Helps Pioneer Back-To-School Stimulus Program

August 17, 2009

Alum Ken Stephens, ’87, staff attorney in the Civil Practice’s Law Reform Unit of Legal Aid uses federal stimulus money and grant funds to help low-income

Prof. Jenny Rivera Interviewed on PBS, NBC, CNN & Others

August 14, 2009

Amidst the excitement of Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, Jenny Rivera gave numerous interviews to the media about Judge Sotomayor and the significance of the nomination

Alum Amy Taylor Quoted in NY Times

August 12, 2009

The New York Times quotes Amy Taylor (06) in an article on how the lack of translations services undermines an individual’s ability to secure

Dean Anderson Quoted on Roethlisberger Rape Allegations

August 7, 2009

The Associated Press quotes Dean Michelle Anderson on the public backlash that women often experience when accusing celebrity athletes

Internet Becomes the Gateway to Lawyering for Two Grads

July 30, 2009

In an effort to offer low to moderate-income level people in Washington state access to legal services, two CUNY Law grads, Charlene Quincey and Katy Sheehan, launched

Prof. Caitlin Borgmann Weighs in on Abortion Parental Notice Laws

July 27, 2009

CUNY Law professor and reproductive rights legal expert Caitlin Borgmann contributed an op-ed on the hazards of abortion parental notice laws

CUNY Law Alum Advances Women’s Rights

July 23, 2009

CUNY Law alum Amanda Allen (08) has been selected as a 2009-2010 Georgetown Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellow (WLPPFP)

A New Kind of Conversation With the Senate Judiciary Committee

July 20, 2009

In an op-ed in the New Mexico Independent Margaret Montoya, CUNY School of Law’s 2009 Haywood Burns Chair in Civil Rights, imagines a new kind of dialogue

Alum Carolyn Coffey Quoted in NY Daily News

July 20, 2009

In the article, “Unsavory Debt Collectors Taking Advantage of Economic Crisis,” Coffey (’04) explains how a debt collection agency unlawfully froze

Prof. Rebecca Bratspies on the Privatization of Our Seas

July 10, 2009

Environmental Law Prof. Rebecca Bratspies published her response to the latest discussions on privatizing seas as a solution to over fishing

Fred Rooney’s Digital Story

July 6, 2009

CUNY Law graduates and founders of Common Law, Inc. Karen Gargamelli, Jay Kim and Mike Wang collaborated on a video honoring CLRN

Visiting Student Sayali Sohoni Finds Inspiration in CLRN

June 30, 2009

Sayali Sohoni was born and raised in Pune, India. Conscious of the disparities in accessing justice that exist in India, Sayali decided pursue a career in law

CUNY Law Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

June 25, 2009

A group of alums, students, faculty, staff, and other supporters gathered at the Water’s Edge in Long Island City to celebrate the 25th Anniversary

Alumni Mercedes Cano on National Television

June 23, 2009

Mercedes Cano appeared on Coast to Coast Dialogue to participate in a dialogue on ways to obtain U.S. citizenship and to discuss

Clinic Interns and Alumna on Historic Human Rights Trial Team

June 22, 2009

Three students in the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR) and a CUNY Law alumna were part of the trial preparation team

Alum Jennifer Frankola Contributes to Landmark Disability Case

June 22, 2009

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Forest Grove School District v. T.A., ruling that disabled children are eligible

Prof. Bratspies Weighs in on Sotomayor

June 15, 2009

Environmental Law Professor Rebecca Bratspies responded to a recent column on Law360 entitled “First Impressions of Sotomayor’s Enviro Record.”

Commencement 2009: 25th Year of Public Interest Graduates

June 15, 2009

“There is no greater good than coming together as a community with a common mission of service,” begins Dean Michelle J. Anderson in her welcoming remarks to the 124 students

Alum Suzanne Tomatore Discusses Human Trafficking

June 15, 2009

Alumni Suzanne Tomatore, director of the Immigrant Women & Children Project of the New York City Bar Association participated in a discussion hosted at CUNY School of Law

Gennaro Funds Free Legal Services with Help of CLRN

June 10, 2009

Fred Rooney and the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) will be providing free legal services for seniors

Alum Fights for Immigrant Rights in Pro-Bono Case

May 22, 2009

The Washington Blade reports that Christopher Nugent (’96) is representing Cuban immigrant Raul Hernandez in his efforts to seek

Students Published in 2009 NYC Law Review

May 15, 2009

The New York City Law Review is proud to honor the student scholars publishing

3L Noted for Work on Immigration Fraud Case

May 14, 2009

Catalina Rosales, Class of 2009 was named as part of the legal team that filed a lawsuit to stop an immigration fraud scheme

Julie Krishnaswami Publishes on AALL Spectrum

May 14, 2009

Julie Krishnaswami, alumni and library professor at CUNY Law, has published her second book review

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