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JURIST: Distinguished Prof. Robson on the Affordable Care Act and Contraception Mandate

November 5, 2013

In a column for JURIST, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses the Affordable Care Act and on the contraceptive mandate challenges by corporations.

Nermeen Arastu, Ann Cammett (’00), and Sofia Yakren Join CUNY Law Faculty

November 1, 2013

CUNY School of Law welcomed three new members to its faculty this fall: Nermeen Arastu, Ann Cammett, and Sofia Yakren.

The Nation: Diala Shamas on FBI Surveillance of Muslims

November 1, 2013

In The Nation magazine, Diala Shamas discusses the similarities between the surveillance on American Muslims by both the New York Police Department and the FBI.

NY Times and Daily News Quote Adj. Prof Jonathan Moore on Appeals Court Stay of Historic Judgement

November 1, 2013

The New York Times and the New York Daily News front page coverage both quote CUNY Law Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore concerning a federal appeals court stay of an historic ruling enjoining the New  York Police Department from conducting unconstitutional stops of minority New Yorkers. The appeals court stayed the judgment pending hearing of the city’s appeal.  Prof. Moore is one of […]

Distinguished Prof. Ruthann Robson on Second Circuit Decision to Stay Stop and Frisk Opinion

October 31, 2013

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses the opinion from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on the recent stop and frisk decisions.

Suzannah Phillips Presents on Human Trafficking at the United Nations

October 25, 2013

Suzannah Phillips, fellow with the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at CUNY Law, was invited to present at a Global Consultation on the Right to an Effective Remedy for Trafficked Persons hosted by the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Trafficking at the United Nations on October 24.

Profs. Howell and Smith Futrell on Impact of Stop & Frisk

October 18, 2013

Professors Babe Howell and Nicole Smith Futrell discuss the impact of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practice on “Inside Out”.

Prof. Robson Op-Ed for National Law Journal: “High Fashion or Religious Fervor?”

October 15, 2013

“High Fashion or Religious Fervor? Headwear Laws Fraught With Trouble” is Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson’s latest op-ed piece in the National Law Journal.

Prof. Calvo Discussion of Windsor Featured on ImmigrationProf Blog

October 9, 2013

Professor Janet Calvo’s discussion of the Windsor decision’s impact on immigration law is featured on the ImmigrationProf Blog.

Prof. Bratspies to Speak on Sustainable Communities

September 23, 2013

Professor Rebecca Bratspies will be speaking about sustainable communities on a panel at the Environmental Law and Public Health Conference later this week.