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Archive for September, 2013


Nick Widzowski (’14) Helps Draft Environmental Plan for New York City

September 12, 2013

One of the highlights of this past summer for Nick Widzowski (’14) was putting together an environmental plan for New York City. In drafting the plan, Widzowski put his legal knowledge and skills to work.

Farah Diaz-Tello (’09) on Pregnant Woman Facing Criminal Charges After Overdose

September 10, 2013

Alum Farrah Diaz-Tello (’09), a staff attorney with the National Advocates for Pregnant Women, spoke with The Altoona Mirror about the case of a woman in Pennsylvania who allegedly overdosed while nine months pregnant.

Stop-and-Frisk Attorneys Oppose City’s Request to Stay Ruling

September 10, 2013

Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore, writing for the attorneys for class plaintiffs, filed their opposition on Friday September 6th to New York City’s request that Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin stay her historic decision and order in Floyd v. City of New York.

Center for Urban Environmental Reform Hosts Visiting Scholar Dr. Elif Colakoglu

September 9, 2013

This summer, CUNY School of Law’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) hosted visiting scholar Dr. Elif Colakoglu, whose work focuses on climate change in the context of sustainability and environmental security.

Professor Julie Goldscheid Discusses Book on Gender and Equality Law

September 6, 2013

Professor Julie Goldscheid has edited a new book on gender and equality in the law. Gender and Equality Law was published by Ashgate earlier this year and is part of the series, the Library of Essays on Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law.

In LA Times Op-Ed, Prof. Robson Discusses School Dress Code Policies

September 5, 2013

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses school dress code policies in an op-ed piece for the Los Angeles Times.

Using Mayah’s Lot as an Environmental Justice Learning Tool

September 3, 2013

In a guest blog post for The Nature of Cities, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses how Mayah’s Lot, the environmental justice comic book that she developed with graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, can be used as a learning tool to teach young students about environmental justice.

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