Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore, one of the three lead counsel in Floyd v. City of New York, together with Darius Charney of the Center for Constitutional Rights, commented on a federal court judge’s 198 page ruling on August 12, finding that the New York City Police Department’s stop-question-and-frisk practices violate the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution.
NYPD’s Stop and Frisk Policies Ruled Unconstitutional
August 12, 2013
In a Constitutional Law Prof Blog post, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson summarizes the recent Federal Court ruling against the New York City Police Department’s Stop and Frisk program.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on NPR’s All Things Considered.
A National Journal article examining the disparity in victim compensation after tragedies quotes Professor Julie Goldscheid.
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.
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.
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.”
The Village Voice recently spotlighted a ruling by former CUNY School of Law dean and now-retired Judge Kristin Booth Glen that changed the way banks and trustees manage trust funds for people who are disabled.
Mayah’s Lot, the environmental justice comic book created by Professor Rebecca Bratspies and graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, is the focus of a Colorlines.com article. The article describes the comic as “simple and accessible, but also keenly illustrates some of the more nuanced problems the environmental justice world faces.”
State Abortion Laws Likely Headed for Legal Challenges
July 11, 2013
As more states pass increasingly stricter abortion laws, experts on reproductive-rights policy say to expect to see more challenges to those state limits.