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Archive for 2009

Danny O’Donnell on Cover of NY Times

May 12, 2009

CUNY Law Alum and Board of Visitors member, Assemblymember Danny O’Donnell is working for a same sex

Haeyoung Yoon on WNYC

May 12, 2009

CUNY Law Alum and Executive Director of Organizing Asian Communities Haeyoung Yoon was featured

Prof. Jenny Rivera on Sonia Sotomayor

May 12, 2009

Professor Jenny Rivera discusses Judge Sonia Sotomayor and her potential nomination for the Supreme

Alum Asks: Is It Impossible and Is It Beautiful?

May 8, 2009

Alum Christopher Nugent (’96) speaks about his work on behalf of migrant farm workers as an Equal Justice Works fellow

Jennifer Green Quoted in NY Times

May 5, 2009

Professor Jennifer Green of the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR) is quoted in an article on the front page

Clinic Director Sameer Ashar Interviewed on CUNY TV

May 1, 2009

Clinic Director Sameer Ashar appeared on the CUNY TV show Independent Sources to discuss

Irish Law Students Association Honors James P. Cullen

April 30, 2009

On Thursday evening, April 23, the Irish Law Students Association held a benefit at Hurley’s

Wendy Bach Quoted in NY Times on State Welfare Policy

April 29, 2009

Clinic instructor for the Economic Justice Project, Wendy Bach weighs in on New York State’s inherent welfare

2L Student Jonathan Harris Speaks at Peggy Browning Fundraiser

April 29, 2009

Jonathan Harris, 2L, was featured as a speaker at the 2009 New York City fundraiser for the

Student Non-Profit Kicks Off With Art Auction

April 28, 2009

The People’s Art, a non-profit initiative conceived by 3L Student Noah Marmar, kicked off with an auction

Prof. Ruthann Robson Publishes Essay

April 28, 2009

Professor Ruthann Robson’s essay, A Servant of One’s Own: The Continuing Class Struggle in Feminist Legal Theories and Practices, was published

3L Student Tanya Kessler Publishes Book Review

April 28, 2009

Tanya Kessler published a book review, written with Professor Ruthann Robson, of Brenda Cossman’s

3L Student Allison Robbins to Publish Law Review Articles

April 21, 2009

Allison Robbins’ article, Whose First Amendment Rights Matter More? Captive Audience Meetings: Employer Speech vs. Employee Choice, is set to

Prof. Janet Calvo Responds to New York Times on Immigration Reform

April 18, 2009

Professor Janet Calvo’s response to the front page story on April 9th, “Obama to Push Immigration Bill as One Priority,” was printed

Pipeline to Justice Enhances Diversity at CUNY Law

April 16, 2009

CUNY Law’s breakthrough Pipeline to Justice initiative continues its success at increasing diversity on campus and in the legal profession. In the latest issue

Alum Harvey Epstein Profiled in New York Times

April 14, 2009

The work of Harvey Epstein, ’94 at the Urban Justice Center, is featured in an April 13 article of the New York Times

Alum Carolyn Coffey Quoted in New York Times

April 14, 2009

Carolyn Coffey, CUNY Law Class of ’04, is extensively quoted in an article entitled “Cuomo Tries To Enforce Notification to Debtors” on

Julie Krishnaswami Book Review in AALL Spectrum

April 8, 2009

Julie Krishnaswami, alum and library professor at CUNY School of Law has reviewed Viral Spiral: A History of Our Movement, by David Bollier

Alums Honored By Autism Speaks

March 27, 2009

Jen Frankola ’07 and Gary S. Mayerson were recently honored by Autism Speaks at the Kickoff For a Cure IV benefit for their legal work

CUNY Law Moot Court Advances to Finals

March 26, 2009

Three CUNY Law School Moot Court students advanced to the final round of the 2009 Nassau Academy of Law Moot Court Competition

CED Clinic Collaborates with Leading Legal Services Program

March 26, 2009

Brooklyn Legal Services Corp. A, a national leader in representing community-based initiatives in affordable housing, childcare, medical facilities and schools

CUNY Alum Wins Victory for Tenants of ‘Hellhole Building’

March 23, 2009

The New York Daily News reports that tenants in a terrible apartment complex have been granted a full year of free

CUNY Alum: Defending Your Life

March 20, 2009

The Rochester City Newspaper reports on the work of alum Amanda Oren, ’01, a lawyer in the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office

ILSA Hosts Annual St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser

March 13, 2009

The Irish Law Students Association held its Annual St. Patrick’s day event on Thursday

Professor Blaustone Hosts Japanese Delegation on Disabilities Act

March 11, 2009

Professor Beryl Blaustone hosted a research delegation appointed by the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan to explore how the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

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