In an Associated Press article, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson commented on the constitutionality of a proposed law banning anyone on the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey, from wearing pants that sag more than three inches below the hips.
In a guest column for JURIST, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses the feasibility of labeling garments manufactured under proper conditions as “sweat-free” in the aftermath of the factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 600 garment workers.
New Book from Nadvorney and Zalesne Earns Praise
June 5, 2013
Professors David Nadvorney and Deborah Zalesne’s new book Teaching to Every Student: Explicitly Integrating Skills and Theory into the Contracts Class was released this spring and highlights how academic skills, legal reasoning skills, and theoretical perspectives can be incorporated directly into the syllabi of first-year courses in general, and contracts courses in particular.
NYS Chief Judge Lippman Appoints Prof. Gomez-Velez to Committee on Non-Lawyers and the Justice Gap
June 3, 2013
New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced last week the members of a committee charged with examining the role that appropriately trained and qualified non-lawyer advocates can play in bridging New York’s justice gap.
Prof. Jonathan Moore One of Lawyers Who Delivered Summation in Historic Racial Profiling Trial
May 29, 2013
Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore was one of the lawyers who presented summations in the historic federal civil rights trial challenging the constitutionality of the New York Police Department’s stop, question and frisk program.
Professor Caitlin Borgmann spoke to the New Republic about the rise in statutes criminalizing feticide and what impact, if any, this is having on the anti-abortion movement.
The Queens Chronicle spoke to Professor Rebecca Bratspies about the continuing battle between residents of Queens and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over airplane nose resulting from new flight patterns at LaGuardia Airport.
Professor Ramzi Kassem was a featured guest on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show on Saturday discussing President Obama’s recent address at the National Defense University about the U.S.’s counterterrorism policy and the future of the prison at Guantanamo Bay. Kassem represents some of the men held at Guantanamo.
In a piece for the Huffington Post, Professor Ramzi Kassem writes on “What Obama Should Not Say on Thursday” and the president’s upcoming address later today on United States counterterrorism policy, including his pledge to close the prison in Guantanamo, Cuba.
In an opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson responds to a May 7 op-ed that called for consumers to support the workers who make our clothes, in the aftermath of a factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 600 garment workers.