Professor Jenny Rivera is now the honorable Jenny Rivera.
When you he ar david Barr (’86) talk about his life in New York City in the 1980s, it’s like a storyline from a gripping movie. But it’s a story that Barr lived.
“I always wanted to give a voice to those who didn’t have one,” recalled Judge Janet Malone (’89).
Three decades is ample time for a legacy to develop. Consider the Cabans at CUNY law. osvaldo Caban got his J.d. in 1987, the second graduating class; his daughter, Celina, is on track to graduate in 2014. Both have strong feelings for their school.
Elizabeth Valentin (’01) laughed when asked how she got interested in elder law.
“Way too often we see horrific incidences of financial exploitation in the elder law cases that come to us,” said laura Negrón (’07). Negrón, as director of the Guardianship Project at the Vera Institute of Justice, and her team try to give clients all the services that guardians should be providing.
Diala Shamas’s op-ed in today’s New York Daily News describes the impact that 10 years of spying by the New York Police Department has had on Muslim communities in the city.