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 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 (’10) publishes a letter to the editor in the Times-Picayune in support of smaller jails and alternatives to incarceration.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Professor Beryl Blaustone hosted a visit to CUNY School of Law from Dean Philip Plowden and Associate Dean Kevin Kerrigan from Northumbria Law School (NLS) in the UK on Monday, November 1st and Tuesday, November 2nd.
In a letter to the editor, Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic Professor Liliana Yanez, comments on the risks presented by the DREAM Act.
Eli Federman (’10) fought successfully to stop an Australian company from usurping the name of a similarly named business in the U.S.
CUNY School of Law LaunchPad for Justice Fellows and Incubator for Justice Volunteer Attorneys received the NY State Courts’ Access to Justice Program’s 2010 Pro Bono Service Award.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Penelope Andrews, a leading international human rights scholar, contributes the chapter “The Judiciary in South Africa: Independence or Illusion?” to the book
On April 19, 2010, the New York City Law Review brought Professor Darren Hutchinson, of American University Washington College of Law to CUNY Law
Distinguished Prof. Ruthann Robson, a constitutional law expert, comments on federal enforcement of state laws.
Dean Michelle J. Anderson, a legal scholar and expert on rape law, discusses the rarity of victim-suspect agreement in a Colorado rape case.
Prof. Lisa Davis and students from CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic conducted an on-the-ground investigation into the ongoing rape and
On September 29, 2010, the New York City Law Review brought a powerful panel of community organizers to discuss possible responses to aggressive policing of communities of color in New York City.
In a letter published in the New York Law Journal, Retired Family Court Judge Bryanne A. Hamill (’90) discusses the complex and critical issues surrounding children at risk.
On Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 at 6:30-8:00 p.m., CUNY Law Professor Jeff Kirchmeier, an expert on the death penalty, will be a panelist at the House of the New York City Bar Association
Sharon Stapel (’98), Executive Director of the NYC Anti-Violence Project, discusses recent spate of anti-LGBT violence.
The Princeton Review has once again ranked CUNY School of Law among the top ten in the following categories: Best Professors, Most Chosen by Older Students, Most Diverse Faculty, Most Liberal Students.
The news reports don’t tell the full story about the trail of damage left by Haiti’s devastating earthquake.