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Archive for February, 2013

Prof. Zeidman on Strength of Confession in Etan Patz Case

February 27, 2013

Thomson Reuters cites Professor Steve Zeidman in an article on whether the confession of Pedro Hernandez is enough to support the charges against him in the Etan Patz case.

CUNY Law Class Working with Community to Analyze FAA Flight Patterns

February 26, 2013

Professor Rebecca Bratspies’s Environmental Law class is working Community Board 11 in northeast Queens to analyze new flight patterns into and out of LaGuardia Airport.

Victoria Neilson (’94) in JURIST on Immigration Reform and LGBT Issues

February 25, 2013

In a guest column for JURIST, alum Victoria Neilson (’94) discusses the need for lawmakers to address LGBT issues as they begin reforming the nation’s immigration policies.

Shirley Lin (’10) in NY Daily News on Unfair Treatment of Domestic Workers

February 25, 2013

The New York Daily News recently reported on lawsuit being brought against a Westchester couple that claims the couple treated their nanny unfairly, subjecting her to their vicious dog and not paying her for overtime worked.

BLSA Presents Prisoner Rights as a Civil Rights Movement

February 22, 2013

Last night, CUNY Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted a panel discussion on Prisoner Rights as a Civil Rights Movement.

CUNY Law Professor Jenny Rivera to Become New Justice on New York State Court of Appeals

February 11, 2013

The New York State Senate voted on Monday to approve Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nomination of Professor Jenny Rivera to a seat on the New York State Court of Appeals. Rivera is the second Latina to serve on court. She fills the seat formerly held by Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, who retired at the end of December.

Students and Alums Assist Community with DACA Applications

February 6, 2013

CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic partnered with Make the Road to assist immigrant youth in applying for immigration relief under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Distinguished Prof. Robson on New Efforts to Ban Sex Offenders from Social Media Sites

February 6, 2013

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson is quoted in an article from the Associated Press on new efforts by senators in Indiana to ban sex offenders from social media sites.

Eli Federman (’10) on Social Media and Workplace Productivity

February 4, 2013

Alum Eli Federman (’10) discusses the impact of social media usage on workplace productivity in an article for Social Media Today.

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