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Archive for May, 2012

Paul Keefe (’07) Wins Acquittal in OWS Case

May 16, 2012

In one of the first Occupy Wall Street protest cases to go to trial, alum Paul Keefe (’07), along with Gideon Oliver, represented Alexander Arbuckle, who was taking photos at a January 1 march and was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Adjunct Prof. Michael Macchiarola in JURIST on SEC Accountability

May 16, 2012

In a guest column for JURIST, Adjunct Professor Michael Macchiarola discusses the role of the judiciary in settlements between the Securities and Exchange Commission and private parties.

CLRN Director Fred Rooney Helps Thomas Jefferson Law School Launch Incubator

May 16, 2012

The National Law Journal features Fred Rooney (’86), director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network, and his efforts to help Thomas Jefferson School of Law launch an incubator for solo practitioners.

CUNY Law Adjunct Prof. in Racial Profiling Challenge

May 16, 2012

Prof. Jonathan Moore, who co-teaches a seminar on Section 1983 federal civil rights litigation, is one of the attorneys in Floyd, et al. v. City of New York, et al., challenging the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policies.

Eli Federman (’10) on the High Price of “Faith Healing”

May 15, 2012

In a column in the New York Post, alum Eli Federman (’10) discusses his concerns with charging fees for “faith healing” in treating physical ailments.

Alum Tonya Gonnella Frichner Receives Honorary Degree from Colby College

May 14, 2012

Tonya Gonnella Frichner (’87), president and founder of the American Indian Law Alliance, will receive an honorary degree from Colby College at its upcoming commencement ceremony.

Alums and Students Connect at Manhattan Networking Event

May 11, 2012

On April 11, 2012, CUNY Law’s Career Planning Office held a networking reception for students and recent graduates at Macaulay Honors College in Manhattan.

Fred Rooney, Director of CLRN, Receives Fulbright

May 10, 2012

Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY School of Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and Office of External Relations, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to work at the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo Law School

CUNY Law Students Graduate May 18th

May 9, 2012

More than 140 CUNY School of Law students will receive their Juris Doctor degrees at a May 18th graduation ceremony.

CUNY Law Review Symposium: Rhonda Copelon’s Legacy and the Future of International Women’s Human Rights

May 8, 2012

On March 30, 2012, a packed auditorium of human rights advocates, lawyers, students, and others gathered at the CUNY Graduate Center for the CUNY Law Review Symposium, “Looking Forward: Rhonda Copelon’s Legacy in Action and the Future of International Women’s Human Rights Law.”

VIDEO: Students Get an Inside View of International Peacekeeping Strategies

May 4, 2012

On April 12, 2012, The Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality and the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) hosted UN Legal Officer Fernando Ortiz Jr.

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