Stephen Bergstein (’93) of Bergstein & Ullrich LLP won a decision in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals when it concluded that the First Amendment protected
The Urban Justice Center’s Community Development Project, led by Harvey Epstein (’94), and the New York Environmental Law and Justice Project,
With the first same-sex marriages taking place in New York on July 24, Yogi Patel (’06) discusses the impact of the law on non-citizens who plan to marry same-sex U.S. citizen partners.
On June 30, 2011, New York State Assembly Member Grace Meng, New York City Council Member Peter Koo, and Flushing Chinese Business Association Executive Director Peter Tu toured 2 Court Square, the future home
In an op-ed in Aljazeera, Professor Ramzi Kassem, who directs CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic, talks about the Obama Administration’s continuation of Bush-era practices that erode due process and justice.
Professor Natalie Gomez-Velez, who formerly served as the Bronx Representative on the New York City Panel for Educational Policy and as the representative of the Twelfth Judicial District on the New York State Board of Regents
Professor Rebecca Bratspies, whose research focuses on environmental and public international law, helped write
Reuters quotes constitutional law expert and Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson on same-sex divorce.
Pamela Spees, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, is lead counsel in a complaint filed in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas on behalf of the parents of a 19-year-old who was shot
The recently passed legislation in New York State legalizing same-sex marriage was sponsored in the state assembly by Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell (’87), the first openly gay man in the Assembly
The New York Times reports on new restrictions in several states that ban abortions at 20 weeks after conception. The Supreme Court has said that abortion cannot be banned until a fetus is viable
Colleen Normile (’13) and Sonya Zehra Mehta (’13) have been awarded 2011 Peggy Browning Fund Fellowships, which provide law students with diverse, challenging work experiences fighting for social and economic justice
Jaclyn Sheltry (’13) and Leila Shifteh (’13) have been awarded the Joseph Doherty Civil Rights Fellowship for 2011. This annual fellowship offered by the Irish Law Students Association (ILSA) at CUNY Law assists students
Professor Rick Rossein, former Commissioner of the New York City Equal Employment Practices Commission, comments on the disparate impact of the current rate of unemployment on African-Americans.
In a new article from Long Island Wins, Jessica Glynn (’09), supervising attorney at SEPA Mujer, writes how pre-paid cell phones for victims of domestic abuse are sometimes victims only means of escape from their abusers.
On June 14 at the 35th anniversary gala of the Association for Black Women Attorneys, Renee S. Smith (’12) was awarded the association’s 2011 scholarship.
Constitutional law expert and Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson recently edited a new series of essays on sexuality and the law.
Dean Michelle J. Anderson, a legal scholar and expert on rape law, discusses the allegations of rape in the widely covered case involving IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn
CUNY Law Students Jean Stevens and Nicholas Easterday are interviewed on what to do if you are stopped and frisked by the police.
The Honorable Rita Mella (’91) and CUNY Law student Julie Novas (lL) are being honored by the Dominican Bar at its Annual Scholarship Dinner Dance
Constitutional expert and Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson, who is also the author of many published works including Sappho Goes to Law School and
Professor Julie Goldscheid, who argued U.S. v. Morrison before the Supreme Court, weighs in on the characterization and stereotypes of women who allege rape
Two CUNY Law students, Melina Cooperman and Victoria Roytenberg, were among 12 students nationwide to receive support from the J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund for their public service
Tonya Gonella Frichner, president and founder of the American Indian Law Alliance and member
Well’s victory was in the New York State Court of Appeals: Matter of Miguel M. (2001 NY Slip Op. 03886 (2011)). The Court’s ruling ensures that mentally disabled patients receive the same HIPAA privacy protection as other citizens.