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