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Prof. Zeidman on Role of Criminal Courts in Wake of Stop and Frisk Ruling

August 29, 2013

In an article for the New York Law Journal, Professor Steven Zeidman discusses the role of the New York City Criminal Court in the wake of the stop and frisk ruling in Floyd v. City of New York.

Dressing Constitutionally: Prof. Robson Discusses Her New Book on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show

August 22, 2013

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show.

Prof. Rossein on Discrimination Lawsuit Against Infosys

August 22, 2013

Professor Rick Rossein commented on a discrimination lawsuit that has been filed against Infosys, a global software company.

Distinguished Prof. Robson Discusses Her New Book, Dressing Constitutionally, on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show

August 20, 2013

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on National Public Radio’s The Diane Rehm Show.

Distinguished Prof. Robson Discusses Her New Book, Dressing Constitutionally, on Irish Radio

August 19, 2013

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on the Moncrieff program on Newstalk, Ireland’s independent national talk radio station.

Stop & Frisk Unconstitutional: Prof. Smith Futrell Analyzes the Ruling

August 19, 2013

In a guest post for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Nicole Smith Futrell analyzes the recent decision finding the New York City Police Department’s stop and frisk policy unconstitutional.

NY Times Features Prof. Zeidman’s Letter on Stop and Frisk Ruling

August 14, 2013

Professor Steven Zeidman’s Letter to the Editor about the recent federal ruling that the New York Police Department’s Stop and Frisk policy is unconstitutional was published in the New York Times.

Prof. Moore One of Three Lead Counsel in Historic Racial Profiling Ruling

August 13, 2013

Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore, one of the three lead counsel in Floyd v. City of New York, together with Darius Charney of the Center for Constitutional Rights, commented on a federal court judge’s 198 page ruling on August 12, finding that the New York City Police Department’s stop-question-and-frisk practices violate the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution.

NYPD’s Stop and Frisk Policies Ruled Unconstitutional

August 12, 2013

In a Constitutional Law Prof Blog post, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson summarizes the recent Federal Court ruling against the New York City Police Department’s Stop and Frisk program.

Dressing Constitutionally: New Book from Distinguished Prof. Ruthann Robson

August 12, 2013

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on NPR’s All Things Considered.

Victim Compensation: Prof. Goldscheid Speaks to National Journal

August 8, 2013

A National Journal article examining the disparity in victim compensation after tragedies quotes Professor Julie Goldscheid.

“What the Best Law Teachers Do” Review Highlights Distinguished Prof. Ruthann Robson

August 7, 2013

Inside Higher Ed reviewed the new book, What the Best Law Teachers Do, which is based on a national qualitative study of 26 law professors nominated as “the best” by their peers and students.

Queens Courier Spotlights Judge Margaret Parisi-McGowan (’87)

August 6, 2013

The Queens Courier’s Spotlight on Justice series recently focused on alum Judge Margaret Parisi-McGowan (’87) and her work on the Queens County Family Court.

After DOMA Ruling, State Bans on Same-Sex Marriage Likely Headed for Legal Challenges

August 5, 2013

A federal judge in Ohio recently ruled that the state must recognize the same-sex marriage of a gay couple, Jim Obergefell and John Arthur, who were married in Maryland.

Hon. Sondra Pardes (’86) Named New Dean of Nassau Academy of Law

August 1, 2013

The Nassau Academy of Law, the educational arm of the Nassau County Bar Association, has elected the Honorable Sondra Pardes (’86) as its new dean.

Christina Thivierge (’00) Elected to Board of Eden II School for Autistic Children

August 1, 2013

Alum Christina Thivierge (’00) has been elected to the board of the Eden II School for Autistic Children on Staten Island.

Celebrating the Women of Queens: Dean Michelle J. Anderson

August 1, 2013

The Queens Tribune recognized Dean Michelle J. Anderson as one of 10 women “who have significantly changed the landscape of Queens for the better through their dedication and commitment for improving the lives of everyone within the Borough.”

Golnaz Fakhimi (’11) on the Indefinite Hold of Prisoners at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan

August 1, 2013

Alum Golnaz Fakhimi (’11) spoke to Rolling Stone about the indefinite detention of prisoners at the prison near Bagam Airfield in Afghanistan.

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