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Archive for August, 2013


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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