The Downtown Express quoted Moira Meltzer-Cohen (’12) in a story on the role of volunteer lawyers at Occupy Wall Street. Meltzer-Cohen is a volunteer with the National Lawyers Guild and has provided “Know Your Rights” trainings to OWS protesters.
Professor Jenny Rivera has been selected by the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion as one of the three 2012 Diversity Trailblazer Award recipients.
Michelle J. Anderson will give welcoming remarks at a national consultation titled “Social Justice for Children: To End Child Abuse and Violence Against Children” hosted by the Children’s Studies Center for Research, Policy, and Public Service at Brooklyn College on November 4.
In response to a New York Times story on college diversity, Professor Victor Goode wrote a letter to the editor defending affirmative action and stating
The New York Daily News quoted alum Matthew Main (’11), a legal observer with the National Lawyers Guild, at a demonstration against police stop-and-frisk policies.
As part of Domestic Violence Awareness month, the White House has named alum Sharon Stapel (’98) a Champion of Change. Stapel is the executive director of the Anti-Violence Project in New York
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office met on October 17 with the defense team representing some of the 700 people who were arrested on October 1 on the Brooklyn Bridge while taking part in an Occupy Wall Street protest.
The New York Times profiled Science Schools Initiative, an organization that seeks to prepare children from low-income and minority families to pass the test
Alum Muhammad Faridi was appointed chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Capital Punishment Committee. Faridi is an associate at Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP and works in the litigation and business reorganization and creditors’ rights departments.
CUNY Law is proud to announce the first endowment for a summer fellowship and the first endowment for a scholarship at CUNY School of Law, both of which are made possible by the generosity of the Honorable Bryanne Hamill (’90) and Thomas Hamill.