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CLRN Attends First International Seminar on Legal and Social Assistance in Ecuador

April 14, 2010

CLRN members Mercedes Cano, Eric Torres, Margaret McIntyre, Heidi Henle, Sandra Munoz, Fred Rooney and Orestes Rodriguez, in conjunction with Queens Civil Court Judge Carmen Velasquez

CUNY Law Has Major Presence at Upcoming Conferences

March 16, 2010

Professors Goldscheid, Valentine, Huertas-Noble and Haywood Burns Chair Dean Spade to present at 2010 SALT Conference. CLRN Director Fred Rooney to keynote at the National Institute for Teaching Ethics & Professionalism Conference.

CLRN to Receive ABA 2010 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access

January 28, 2010

The American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services has named CUNY School of Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) as the recipient of the 2010 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access.

CUNY Law and NY Courts Establish First in Nation “LaunchPad for Justice”

January 4, 2010

In a first of its kind collaboration in the nation, the New York State Courts and CUNY School of Law will pilot “LaunchPad for Justice,” an initiative that will jumpstart the careers of new CUNY Law graduates and provide much needed legal

CUNY Law’s Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network, Awarded the AALS Drinan Award

December 11, 2009

The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has announced that Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network

CLRN Director Fred Rooney Awarded the AALS Drinan Award

December 11, 2009

The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has announced that Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY Law’s Community Legal

CLRN’s Fred Rooney on India Radio

November 24, 2009

In October 2008, Symbiosis Law School (SIU) and the City University of New York School of Law (CUNY Law) teamed up to design a program

First In Nation Collaboration: NY State Courts and CUNY Law School Pilot “LaunchPad For Justice”

November 13, 2009

In a first of its kind collaboration in the nation, the New York State Courts and CUNY School of Law will pilot “LaunchPad for Justice,” an initiative that will jumpstart the careers of new CUNY Law graduates and provide much needed legal representation to low-income New Yorkers. In addition, the Courts will gain another cadre of volunteer attorneys, supporting its efforts at efficient administration of justice.

CLRN Working Hard to Establish Sister Program in India

August 21, 2009

In Pune, India, CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and Symbiosis Law School (SLS) continue to break new ground with

Fred Rooney’s Digital Story

July 6, 2009

CUNY Law graduates and founders of Common Law, Inc. Karen Gargamelli, Jay Kim and Mike Wang collaborated on a video honoring CLRN

Visiting Student Sayali Sohoni Finds Inspiration in CLRN

June 30, 2009

Sayali Sohoni was born and raised in Pune, India. Conscious of the disparities in accessing justice that exist in India, Sayali decided pursue a career in law

Gennaro Funds Free Legal Services with Help of CLRN

June 10, 2009

Fred Rooney and the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) will be providing free legal services for seniors

CLRN Counsels Immigrants in Queens

March 2, 2009

Queens newspapers are reporting on the work of Fred Rooney and Lisa Reiner of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) in lending legal counsel to immigrants seeking to become U.S. citizens

First Top 100 Irish Attorneys List Names Dean Emeritus, Faculty and Alums

October 22, 2008

Seven members of the CUNY School of Law community, past and present, have been named among the Legal 100 by Irish America magazine in its October/November 2008 issue. Sue Bryant and Fred Rooney, current members of the community, are included. Also named are Emeritus Dean Kristen Glen, and CUNY Law graduates Sean Crowley (Class of […]

2007 Graduates Helping Homeowners Featured In Press

September 5, 2008

Common Law Inc., a non-profit consortium of three CUNY Law alums from the class of 2007, created a clinic to help homeowners in foreclosure that was the feature of a WNYC radio interview that aired several times on Thursday, Sept. 4.

New Program to Train Start-Up Lawyers In India

August 25, 2008

As it reaches its 10-year milestone, the Community Resource Legal Network (CLRN), a network of hundreds of New York City-area attorneys serving local communities and individuals in need, will replicate its program at Symbiosis Law School (www.symlaw.ac.in) in Pune, India. The new program is to begin Oct. 1 under the leadership of CLRN director Fred […]

New York Times Features Story on CUNY Law Incubator Project

January 9, 2008

The New York Times today features the CUNY Law School’s new incubator project in a story on its education page. The story can be found here » The story opens with an interview with Gabriel R. Munson, a 2003 graduate of CUNY Law, who, after trying to strike out on his own last spring, found […]

American Lawyers Travel to Israel In First Retreat To Share Ideas On Serving Low-Income Communities

October 18, 2007

Two delegations of lawyers — one from CUNY School of Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and the other from Israel — will convene for 10 days later this month to share ideas on how to increase access to high-quality legal representation for low-income clients, immigrants and the working poor in both nations. The retreat, […]

Community Lawyers and CUNY on Wheels Serve Immigrants

July 14, 2007

In a unique collaboration, the CUNY on Wheels Program is collaborating with CUNY School of Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) to provide information and counseling to immigrant residents of the Rockaways.

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