Rebecca Wallach (’12) has been selected to receive a 2012 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.
The Queens Tribune quotes Professor Steve Zeidman in a story about the underrepresentation of certain groups among jury pools in Queens.
Alum Judge Edwina Richardson-Mendelson (’88) was featured in a New York Law Journal article about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s criminal and family court judicial appointments.
On Monday, November 28, the Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) at CUNY Law organized and hosted a panel to discuss New York State’s plan for Hydraulic Fracturing in the Marcellus Shale, the legal challenges, the environmental threat, and the community response.
On Tuesday, November 15, the Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) at CUNY Law assembled a panel at the New York County Surrogate’s Court to discuss the Department of Justice’s September 2011 report following a comprehensive investigation that revealed patterns of misconduct within the Puerto Rican Police Department.
CUNY TV recently produced a story about the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and the work of the Health Care Rights Initiative, an education and advocacy organization that assists patients
On Monday, November 21, the CUNY Law Domestic Violence Coalition invited a panel of domestic violence survivors and advocates to speak about the Domestic Violence Survivor Justice Act.
On Thursday, November 17, students invited a panel of speakers to educate the CUNY Law community on racial profiling. The panel, “Restoring Justice: Reflections on Racial Profiling in a Post 9/11 America,” was sponsored
National Jurist magazine has named CUNY School of Law among the top law schools in the nation for public interest. The magazine is recognizing the top 15 schools
SEVA Immigrant Community Advocacy Project, co-founded by alum Gurpal Singh (’08), will receive the 2011 Union Square Social Justice Award. The Union Square Awards identify activists
The Symbiosis Law School, in Pune, India, has announced plans to begin, in cooperation with CUNY Law, an incubator to help new lawyers begin their own practices, especially in underserved areas.
Professors Ramzi Kassem and Amna Akbar set the record straight on the facts about CUNY Law’s Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) Project.
On Tuesday, November 15, the Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) at CUNY Law invited a panel of speakers to talk about the future of the LGBT movement in regards to race, ethnicity, and immigration status.
On Tuesday, November 1, the CUNY Law chapter of the Suspension Representation Project invited a panel of speakers to talk about the effect of zero tolerance discipline practices in New York City public schools.
On Thursday, November 3, the CUNY Law Labor Coalition invited guest speaker Uriel Antonio Carazo Garcia, of the Promoters of Peace and Development in Nicaragua, to talk about the issues behind out-migration from Nicaragua
A Sunday New York Times article, “What They Don’t Teach Law Students: Lawyering,” says CUNY Law’s clinical program stands out for its success at teaching students to integrate what they learn into practical lawyering skills.
CUNY Law professor and reproductive rights legal expert Caitlin Borgmann’s essay in the Mississippi Law Journal addresses how efforts to pass “personhood amendments” could impact the national legal and moral debate about abortion and women’s rights.
The LaunchPad for Justice, an initiative of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) at CUNY Law that enables recent graduates
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News about the role courts are playing in the Occupy Wall Street movement.
In a blog post for the National Partnership for Women & Families, alum Davida Silverman (’10) writes about how the choices of the Congressional “Super Committee” could adversely affect women and girls.
The Gotham Gazette quoted Professor Carmen Huertas-Noble in a story about the rise of worker cooperatives in New York City and some of the challenges they face.
Professor Steve Zeidman was quoted in a Reuters story about how the ticket-fixing scandal in the New York Police Department could affect witness credibility at trial.
On Thursday, October 6, 2011, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) invited a panel of judges and public interest lawyers to discuss with the CUNY Law community
Alum Marina Sitrin, part of Occupy Wall Street’s legal working group, was quoted in the New York Times about the continued influence of OWS since police temporarily evicted protesters from Zuccotti Park on Tuesday.
The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section (LPM) announced the winners of the first-ever LPM Law Video Awards during the 3rd Bi-annual ABA Law Firm Marketing Strategies Conference