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CUNY Law Helps Begin Incubator Program in India

December 2, 2011

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 Kassem and Akbar Dispell Myths on CLEAR Project

November 29, 2011

Professors Ramzi Kassem and Amna Akbar set the record straight on the facts about CUNY Law’s Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) Project.

CLORE Presents Panel on the Future of the LGBT Movement

November 23, 2011

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.

Suspension Representation Project Hosts Panel on Zero Tolerance Discipline in NYC Public Schools

November 23, 2011

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.

CUNY Law Labor Coalition Presents Lecture on Economic Violence in Nicaragua

November 23, 2011

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

NY Times Highlights CUNY Law’s Clinical Program

November 21, 2011

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.

Professor Caitlin Borgmann Discusses Implications of “Personhood Amendments”

November 21, 2011

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.

LaunchPad for Justice Announces 2011 Justice Fellows

November 18, 2011

The LaunchPad for Justice, an initiative of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) at CUNY Law that enables recent graduates

Distinguished Prof. Robson Quoted in Mercury News on Role of Courts in Protests

November 18, 2011

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News about the role courts are playing in the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Davida Silverman (’10) on Effect of Medicaid Cuts on Women and Girls

November 18, 2011

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.

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