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Archive for July, 2012

Dean Anderson Appointed to NYC Bar Task Force Examining Career Prospects of Recent Law School Grads

July 25, 2012

The New York City Bar has appointed Dean Michelle Anderson to a task force that will examine the current state of the job market for recent law school graduates.

CLEAR Project Honored By Queens Borough President

July 17, 2012

Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall will honor the CUNY Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project at the Fourth Annual Iftar Program on July 25th, 2012, for its dedication to training Muslim, Arab, and South Asian New Yorkers to know their civil rights.

IWHR Brief in Atala Case Cited by IntLawGrrls

July 16, 2012

A recent IntLawGrrls blog post focuses on the impact of the Karen Atala case that was decided by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the spring.

Prof. Goldscheid on Effects of Under-Enforcement on Gender

July 3, 2012

In a guest blog for Rights Working Group, as part of a week focusing on gender and LGBTQ awareness, Professor Julie Goldscheid discusses police misconduct. Goldscheid calls for a fuller conception of misconduct that includes both over-policing, which has a disproportionate impact based on race, and under-policing, which has a disproportionate impact based on gender.

Jonathan Libby (’96) Wins Supreme Court Case

July 2, 2012

In United States v. Alvarez, the U.S. Supreme Court recently affirmed in a vote of six to three that the Stolen Valor Act is unconstitutional. Alum Jonathan Libby (’96) represented Xavier Alvarez and argued the case before the United States Supreme Court in February.

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