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Archive for April, 2013

Congratulations to Hon. Analisa Torres on Confirmation to U.S. District Court

April 19, 2013

The Honorable Analisa Torres, a member of CUNY Law’s Board of Visitors, was confirmed yesterday by the U.S. Senate to serve as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Dean Anderson on Consequences of Post-Rape Cyberbullying

April 19, 2013

Dean Michelle J. Anderson spoke to MSN News yesterday about the consequences of online bullying of victims of rape.

CUNY Law Hosts Panel Discussion on 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

April 18, 2013

On April 2, 2013, the CUNY Law Democrats, the CUNY Law Students for Reproductive Justice, and the CUNY Federalist Society hosted a panel discussion on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Celebrating Judge Jenny Rivera

April 17, 2013

On April 8, the Law School celebrated Judge Jenny Rivera and her accomplishments with more than 200 guests, who included students, staff, faculty, alumni, friends, and family.

CUNY Law Hosts Special Screening of Central Park Five Documentary

April 16, 2013

Last month, Professor Natalie Gomez-Velez and her Law, Media, and Public Discourse class hosted a special screening of the Ken Burns documentary Central Park Five for CUNY Law students.

JLSA Hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day Program

April 16, 2013

On April 4, 2013, the Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA) marked Holocaust Remembrance Day with a program featuring two Holocaust survivors. Ruth and Jack Gruener shared their stories and spoke to the audience about the perils of intolerance and Anti-Semitism.

New Employment Numbers Show CUNY Law Continues to Lead in Public Interest

April 16, 2013

Today’s New York Law Journal reports on recently released statistics from the American Bar Association on the employment of 2012 grads. CUNY Law continues to have one of the highest rates in the nation and the highest in New York State of sending graduates into public service and public interest jobs.

Aaron Samsel (’15) Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowship to Fight for Social and Economic Justice

April 11, 2013

Aaron Samsel (’15) has been awarded a 2013 Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship, which provides law students with diverse, challenging work experiences fighting for social and economic justice.

Prof. Rossein Speaks to Newsday on False Claims Act in Housing Discrimination Decree

April 11, 2013

Newsday spoke with Professor Merrick (Rick) Rossein on the False Claims Act settlement of $7.5 million given to attorney Craig Gurian and his nonprofit, the Anti-Discrimination Center.

Incubator at Pace University Follows Trend Set by CUNY Law Incubator

April 11, 2013

Pace University School of Law in White Plains recently launched the Pace Community Law Practice. The Practice 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.

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