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Shirley Lin (’10) Selected for 2011 Skadden Fellowship: Project will be at AALDEF

December 29, 2010

CUNY Law graduate Shirley Lin has been selected to receive a 2011 Skadden Fellowship, a national fellowship program established by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom to enable law graduates to pursue public interest work.

Students Train Volunteers: Award Recognizes Initiative

December 15, 2010

Students from CUNY Law’s Immigration and Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) working with SEPA MUJER, and supervised by Director of Immigrant Initiatives and Law Professor Alizabeth Newman and IRRC Social Work Supervisor and Adjunct Professor Martha Garcia

Alum Maggie Zambolla on the Impact of Smaller Jails in New Orleans

December 14, 2010

Alum Maggie Zambolla (’10) publishes a letter to the editor in the Times-Picayune in support of smaller jails and alternatives to incarceration.

Alum Eli Federman Challenges Rabbis’ Gag Order

December 14, 2010

Eli Federman (’10), a Lubavitcher, challenged a move by the Beth Din, a rabbinical court in Crown Heights, ordering members of the Lubavitcher community not to speak to police or the media.

Prof. Shirley Lung on Low-Wage Women Workers

December 7, 2010

Professor Shirley Lung is the author of “The Four-Day Work Week: But What About Ms. Coke, Ms. Upton, and Ms. Blankenship?” Published in The Connecticut Law Review

CLORE 2009-2010 Supreme Court Term Review

December 1, 2010

On September 23, 2010 CLORE hosted a panel at the offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates for a discussion of select cases from the Supreme Court’s 2009-2010 term and the impact on the Latino Community and Practitioners.

En La Lucha: Latino and Asian Low-Wage Workers

November 30, 2010

On April 22, 2010 CUNY Law’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) presented a vibrant discussion on the history of solidarity movements, organizing and activism between the Latino and Asian working class communities

Prof. Rivera Elected to American Law Institute and ABA Presidential Commission

November 23, 2010

Professor Jenny Rivera, Director of CUNY Law’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE), is one of sixty four newly elected members to the American Law Institute.

Incoming Students Visit New York City Courts for Orientation 2010

November 19, 2010

On Friday, August 20, 2010, the incoming Class of 2013 spent the day visiting local, state, Federal Courts in lower Manhattan with faculty and staff. The 1L students

Building a Pipeline: High School Students Visit CUNY Law

November 15, 2010

On Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 15 tenth-grade students and two teachers from Brooklyn Generation, a NYC public school housed in the South Shore High School complex, visited CUNY Law.

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