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Clinic Hosts Northumbria University Law School Exchange Student

September 8, 2010

CUNY School of Law continues its clinical legal education partnership with Northumbria University Law School in the United

IRR Clinic Files Papers Recounting Torture of Detainees at Bagram Prison

September 3, 2010

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, of the International Justice Network, and CUNY Law Co-Counsel Speaks to Students

September 1, 2010

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

Awards Go to CUNY Law Students

August 30, 2010

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 Rooney and Judge Fisher in India Talking About CLRN’s Access to Justice Model

August 25, 2010

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

NY Daily News Runs Prof. Kassem’s Op-ed on Obama, Islam and Race

August 23, 2010

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. Victor Goode’s Commentary in ColorLines

August 12, 2010

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

NY Times Quotes Urban Justice Center Attorney Harvey Epstein

August 5, 2010

Epstein (’94) defends tenants in important housing case.

NPR’s Worldview interviews Prof. Bratspies on Impact of Oil Spills Around the Globe

August 5, 2010

Environmental law expert, Prof. Rebecca Bratspies, discusses the chasm in global responses to oil spills and the power of the industry.

NYCLU’s Bob Perry’s Efforts Lead to Victory for Privacy and Human Rights: No More Tracking of Innocent People

August 4, 2010

Alum Bob Perry (’92), Legislator Director of the New York Civil Liberty Union, engineered a major legislative victory that resulted in a new bill

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