On Thursday, November 29, 2012, the Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE), along with the Puerto Rican Bar Association and the National Lawyers Guild International Committee, assembled a panel to discuss recent attempts by the Puerto Rican legislature to eliminate civil liberties and human rights.
On October 17, 2012, CUNY’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) hosted the New York City Urban Field Station and the New York City Parks and Recreation Quarterly Research Seminar on the resilience of social-ecological systems.
CUNY Law Professor Jenny Rivera has been selected as one of six lawyers to receive the 2013 Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson is quoted in a CBC News piece and a South Carolina Lawyers Weekly article on recent petitions to secede from the United States filed in some states.
Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore’s case, In Re McCray, 03-Civ-09685, was the subject of a front page feature in the New York Law Journal on Friday, November 23.
In a blog post for IntLawGrrls, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses the BP criminal settlement with the Department of Justice for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
In a New York Times article, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson commented on laws around the country that require online information for sex offenders, including a new California law that allows the online activities of sex offenders to be monitored.
Professor Alan White was quoted in a Huffington Post story on the Rolling Jubilee, a program created by supporters of the Occupy Wall Street movement designed to buy distressed consumer debt and then have it discharged.
City University of New York dean Dave Fields recently made the biggest bequest in CUNY Law’s history: $1 million.
It’s not every day that you get to present a case before the U.S. Supreme Court, but that’s what Jonathan Libby (’96) found himself doing earlier this year with United States v. Alvarez, also known as the “Stolen Valor” case.