CUNY School of Law’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) is hosting “Act Now: Environmental Activism Conference,” a conference for both youth and adults to connect with climate and environmental activists, leading environmental regulators, and educators to learn and take action.
Professors David Nadvorney and Deborah Zalesne’s new book Teaching to Every Student: Explicitly Integrating Skills and Theory into the Contracts Class was released this spring and highlights how academic skills, legal reasoning skills, and theoretical perspectives can be incorporated directly into the syllabi of first-year courses in general, and contracts courses in particular.
Alum Lauren Dasse (’12) has been named the executive director of the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project in Florence, Arizona. Dasse was previously a staff attorney for the organization.
New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced last week the members of a committee charged with examining the role that appropriately trained and qualified non-lawyer advocates can play in bridging New York’s justice gap.