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Archive for January, 2012

Angela Hines (’05) Launches Project Window

January 26, 2012

Alum Angela Hines (’05) recently launched a nonprofit organization to support girls living in low-income housing in Far Rockaway. According to the article, Project Window aims to promote

Prof. Rossein Named Independent EEO Consultant After Federal Lawsuit Decision

January 25, 2012

Professor Rick Rossein has been selected as the Independent EEO Consultant in the wake of a U.S. District Court decision in U.S. and the Vulcan Society v. the City of New York. The case, filed

Judge Jackman-Brown (’86) Joins Queens County Supreme Court

January 23, 2012

This Friday, Judge Pam Jackman-Brown (’86) will be inducted as a Justice of the Queens County Supreme Court. She was elected to the position on November 8, 2011

Eli Federman (’10) on Challenges to Preserving Religious Values

January 23, 2012

In a Huffington Post blog entry, Eli Federman (’10) discusses how the Israeli Ultra-Orthodox community Haredi should not resort to violence to preserve heritage and religious values

Prof. Cox Discusses Search for Kuwait’s National Archives

January 23, 2012

In a column for JURIST, CUNY Law Librarian and Associate Professor Douglas Cox discusses the missing Kuwaiti national archives that were taken by Iraq in 1990 and the UN Security Council resolution that continues to be leveled against Iraq until the archives are returned.

Fiordaliza Rodriguez (’99) Quoted in NY Times

January 17, 2012

Alum Fiordaliza Rodriguez (’99) was quoted in a New York Times story about how Latinos view their racial identity.

New IWHR Clinic Reports Focus on Haiti, the Philippines, and Guatemala

January 13, 2012

The International Women’s Human Rights Clinic and the Center for Reproductive Rights jointly submitted a report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on issues related to the status of women’s reproductive rights in the Philippines

Democracy Now! Features Prof. Kassem on Guantánamo 10th Anniversary

January 11, 2012

Democracy Now! featured Professor Ramzi Kassem in its story about the 10th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo. Prof. Kassem, who serves as counsel to some Guantánamo detainees, spoke about the hunger strike and peaceful protests

Associate Dean Andrews Named to Power 100 List of Black Attorneys

January 10, 2012

CUNY Law Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Penelope Andrews has been named to the inaugural “Power 100 List” of On Being A Black Lawyer. Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, Associate Dean Andrews is an international human rights scholar, professor, and advocate

Associate Deans Andrews and Bilek Present in South Africa

January 3, 2012

Associate Deans and Professors Penelope Andrews and Mary Lu Bilek led a writing workshop for the South African Women Lawyers Association and the Foundation for Human Rights in Johannesburg in November

Prof. Howell Co-Writes Amicus Brief to Second Circuit Court of Appeals

January 3, 2012

Professor Babe Howell co-wrote an amicus brief on behalf of the New York City Bar Association in the case of Mental Hygiene Legal Services v. Cuomo

NY Times Features Prof. Zeidman’s Letter on Arraignment Process

January 3, 2012

In response to a New York Times article about the chaos of criminal court, Professor Steve Zeidman’s letter to the editor asserts that it’s the current arraignment process

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