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Archive for April, 2012


Distinguished Prof. Robson on First Amendment in Death Threat Case

April 27, 2012

Distinguished professor and constitutional law expert Ruthann Robson weighs in on ABC.com on the parameters of free speech in a case centering on threats made online between classmates.

Students in the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic and Alums Help CUNY/Daily News Education Effort

April 27, 2012

In April 2012 students in the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) provided free, confidential information in English and Spanish to individuals around New York City facing immigration issues.

CLORE Convenes Leaders to Map Out Strategies on Social Justice

April 26, 2012

In March 2012, CUNY Law School’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) convened leading progressive lawyers and activists in an effort to chart out new strategies to address threats to civil rights

NY Assembly Member O’Donnell (’87) Inspires Students

April 23, 2012

On his recent visit to the Law School on April 12, New York State Assembly Member and alum Daniel O’Donnell (’87) inspired students with his work on championing key legislation that legalized same-sex marriage in New York State

Drawing on Clients’ Strengths: Nate Treadwell (’09)

April 15, 2012

Nate Treadwell (’09) had a client who was severely mentally ill and couldn’t write checks or mail them.

Supporting CUNY Students Through School: Richard Bailey (’12)

April 15, 2012

Richard Bailey (’12) was in the right place at the right time the afternoon he overheard some students talking about their work in the Economic Justice Project (EJP).

Launching A New Practice: Rosanna Roizin (’08)

April 15, 2012

Rosanna Roizin (’08) had only to look at her own life to find inspiration for starting a small law practice.

Safeguarding Benefits for Students: Kelly Marie Fay Rodríguez (’12)

April 15, 2012

Kelly Marie Fay Rodríguez (’12) recalled one of her most memorable clients from the Economic Justice Project (EJP) as a “brilliant Latina student at LaGuardia Community College

From Kansas to New York City: Sarah Lamdan

April 15, 2012

Slinging coffee at a café in Lawrence, Kansas, might not be the typical experience that inspires someone to become a lawyer, but it was for Sarah Lamdan.

Supporting Muslim Communities in New York City: Amna Akbar

April 15, 2012

Amna Akbar joined the Creating Law Enforcement Accountability and Responsibility (CLEAR) project of the Immigrant & Refugee Rights Clinic in fall 2011 as a supervising attorney and adjunct professor

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