On Saturday, September 11, 2010, CUNY Moot Court hosted the oral arguments of the Fifteenth Annual CUNY Moot Court Summer Competition. The team of Marc Baum (2L) and Alexandra Winter (2L) won the final round of the competition against the second place
CUNY School of Law stands with CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, our faculty, and our students in urging Congress to pass the DREAM Act
In their first year of law school in 2008, CUNY Law alums Erin Tomlinson and Reka Bala, who just graduated this year, worked on helping to exonerate two innocent men wrongly held in prison
CUNY Law students received their Juris Doctorate on May 14, 2010 in a graduation ceremony celebrating their successful path through law school.
CUNY Law faculty continue to make an impact on the profession and in the legal academy.
CUNY School of Law continues its clinical legal education partnership with Northumbria University Law School in the United
CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic and co-counsel, the International Justice Network, file papers in federal court in Washington, D.C. on behalf of three men
Tina Foster, Founder and Executive Director of the International Justice Network and CUNY Law’s co-counsel for Al-Maqaleh v. Gates spoke to students who are beginning their clinic placements
Equal Justice Works has awarded the Suspension Representation Project, an initiative in which CUNY Law and other law students represent youth who have been suspended by their public schools and
CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network Director Fred Rooney and Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for NYC Courts and Director of the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program Fern Fisher are in India
Prof. Ramzi Kassem’s op-ed in the NY Daily News discusses how casting President Obama as a Muslim is a disguised effort of using religion as a proxy for race.
Prof. Goode discusses the intersections of the constitution, racism, and birthright citizenship politics in his article, “The Roots of the GOP’s Birth Citizenship Mania,” featured
Epstein (’94) defends tenants in important housing case.
Environmental law expert, Prof. Rebecca Bratspies, discusses the chasm in global responses to oil spills and the power of the industry.
Alum Bob Perry (’92), Legislator Director of the New York Civil Liberty Union, engineered a major legislative victory that resulted in a new bill
Distinguished Prof. Ruthann Robson raises the challenges of consistently applying the Tenth Amendment of the Constitution to same-sex marriage and immigration.
Professors Loffredo, Blaustone, Storrow and Bratspies were around the world delivering presentations on some of the nation’s hottest topics.
CUNY Law Professor Shirley Lung tackles the issues of supposedly family friendly workplace policies and Joe Rosenberg shows what to guard against in elder abuse cases.
NPR’s Latino USA interviews Prof. Rivera, Dir. of CUNY Law’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE).
USA TODAY turns to CUNY Law’s constitutional scholar and Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson for comments on hurdles to challenging constitutionality of Arizona’s anti-immigration law.
Newsweek quotes environmental law expert Prof. Rebecca Bratspies on the ongoing oil crisis in Nigeria.
Tonya Gonnella Frichner (’87), a member of the Onondaga Nation and President and Founder of the American Indian Law Alliance, helps the Iroquois National Lacrosse Team at risk of not participating in the World Championship
Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/ Westchester) (’93) takes action to help families secure legal counsel against foreclosures.
Associate Dean Penny Andrews’ blog entry discusses the practice of opining about the sex lives of women judicial candidates and the impact of women judges on the courts.
Assemblyman O’Donnell (’87) takes the lead in an important anti-bullying measure that has the support of GLBT groups. Law is moving swiftly through the legislature.