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Community Lawyering Panel Featured

April 4, 2011

Last September, CLRN member attorneys in various fields of community practice comprised a panel moderated by Fred Rooney at the NY State Bar Association, as part of their Committee on Lawyers in Transition.

CLRN and YMCA Collaborate on “New American Initiative”

March 3, 2011

CLRN and the YMCA of Greater New York (“the Y”) have partnered to address the needs of New York City’s ever-growing immigrant community and to uphold the Y’s history of helping individuals

LaunchPad and Incubator for Justice Receive Awards

November 1, 2010

CUNY School of Law LaunchPad for Justice Fellows and Incubator for Justice Volunteer Attorneys received the NY State Courts’ Access to Justice Program’s 2010 Pro Bono Service Award.

CUNY Law’s Rooney and Judge Fisher in India Talking About CLRN’s Access to Justice Model

August 25, 2010

CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network Director Fred Rooney and Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for NYC Courts and Director of the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program Fern Fisher are in India

CLRN’s Role in Lawyer-Singer’s Life Mentioned in NY Times

June 1, 2010

Bikram Singh, a famous Punjabi singer and a member of CUNY’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN), also makes a difference by providing legal services

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

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