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Archive for May, 2013


Lori Nessel (’92) on “Medical Repatriation” of Immigrants by U.S. Hospitals

May 30, 2013

Alum Lori Nessel (’92), director of the Center for Social Justice at Seton Hall Law School, is quoted in a recent Associated Press article examining the process of “medical repatriation,” which allows hospitals to deport undocumented immigrant patients, often while they are still unconscious.

Fabiana Araujo (’13) and Sarika Saxena (’13) on Future of Guantanamo Detainee

May 30, 2013

Fabiana Araujo (’13) and Sarika Saxena (’13) represent Guantanamo detainee Abdulhadi Faraj as part of their work with CUNY Law’s Immigrant & Non-Citizen Rights Clinic (INRC).

Prof. Jonathan Moore One of Lawyers Who Delivered Summation in Historic Racial Profiling Trial

May 29, 2013

Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore was one of the lawyers who presented summations in the historic federal civil rights trial challenging the constitutionality of the New York Police Department’s stop, question and frisk program.

Prof. Borgmann on Impact of Feticide Laws on Anti-Abortion Movement

May 29, 2013

Professor Caitlin Borgmann spoke to the New Republic about the rise in statutes criminalizing feticide and what impact, if any, this is having on the anti-abortion movement.

Prof. Bratspies on Queens Residents Continuing Battle Over Airplane Noise

May 28, 2013

The Queens Chronicle spoke to Professor Rebecca Bratspies about the continuing battle between residents of Queens and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over airplane nose resulting from new flight patterns at LaGuardia Airport.

Prof. Kassem Speaks to MSNBC, Rolling Stone on Guantanamo and Counterterrorism

May 28, 2013

Professor Ramzi Kassem was a featured guest on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show on Saturday discussing President Obama’s recent address at the National Defense University about the U.S.’s counterterrorism policy and the future of the prison at Guantanamo Bay. Kassem represents some of the men held at Guantanamo.

Farah Diaz-Tello (’09) on Mississippi Case Against Woman for Stillbirth

May 23, 2013

Alum Farah Diaz-Tello (’09), a staff attorney with the National Advocates for Pregnant Women, spoke to Mother Jones for an article about a Mississippi woman indicted for manslaughter after the stillborn birth of her baby.

Prof. Kassem in HuffPost on Obama’s Address on Counterterrorism and Guantanamo

May 23, 2013

In a piece for the Huffington Post, Professor Ramzi Kassem writes on “What Obama Should Not Say on Thursday” and the president’s upcoming address later today on United States counterterrorism policy, including his pledge to close the prison in Guantanamo, Cuba.

Center for Urban Environmental Reform Releases Environmental Justice Comic Book for Classrooms

May 20, 2013

The Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) at the City University of New York School of Law is helping to bring environmental justice to classrooms with the release of its comic book Mayah’s Lot.

LA Times: Prof. Robson on Labeling Clothing Manufactured “Sweat-Free”

May 16, 2013

In an opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson responds to a May 7 op-ed that called for consumers to support the workers who make our clothes, in the aftermath of a factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 600 garment workers.

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