The November 2012 issue of The National Jurist ranks the CUNY School of Law library 21st in the nation out of the 202 ABA approved law libraries in the United States.
A story from the New York Law Journal about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on law schools in the region highlights CUNY Law’s efforts to support students who were affected by the storm.
Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier is quoted in a TribLive.com piece on the impact the scheduled execution of Hubert Michael, Jr. would have on the debate over the death penalty in Pennsylvania.
The New York Law Journal recently published a special section on Law Schools. As part of this section, the NYLJ asked the deans of New York’s 15 law schools for their “unique perspective on such topics as rising tuition costs, the newly implemented 50-hour pro bono requirement and career prospects for new graduates.”
On the Nature of Cities blog, Prof. Rebecca Bratspies writes that as more of the world’s population now lives in urban environments, many environmental laws have developed without cities in mind.
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago has launched its Solo & Small Practice Incubator (SSPI). The SSPI follows a law school trend of launching incubators to help graduates set up their own practices–a trend that began with CUNY Law’s Incubator for Justice program, the first of its kind in the nation.
The National Jurist has just named CUNY School of Law second in the nation on the “Diversity Honor Roll” for Most Diverse Law Schools.
The City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law held a ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, October 22, 2012, to mark the opening of the Law School’s new home at 2 Court Square in Long Island City. New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman delivered the keynote address.
A New York Times blog post highlights educational materials appropriate for home-schooling children and features Mayah’s Lot, an environmental justice comic book authored by Professor Rebecca Bratspies and illustrated by artist Charlie Lagreca.
In a CBS News article, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson comments on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, an affirmative action case currently being heard by the United States Supreme Court.