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