Professor Rebecca Bratspies has been named an Audubon and Toyota TogetherGreen Fellow for 2013–2014. As a fellow, she will receive a $10,000 grant to help support an innovative community-based conservation project and an opportunity to network with other committed leaders.
In a column for JURIST, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses the Affordable Care Act and on the contraceptive mandate challenges by corporations.
CUNY School of Law welcomed three new members to its faculty this fall: Nermeen Arastu, Ann Cammett, and Sofia Yakren.
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.
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 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, 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.
Professors Babe Howell and Nicole Smith Futrell discuss the impact of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practice on “Inside Out”.
“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.
Professor Janet Calvo’s discussion of the Windsor decision’s impact on immigration law is featured on the ImmigrationProf Blog.
Professor Rebecca Bratspies will be speaking about sustainable communities on a panel at the Environmental Law and Public Health Conference later this week.
A new book names City University of New York School of Law Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson one of only 26 “best law teachers” in the United States.
Professor Cynthia Soohoo, director of the CUNY Law International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, delivered opening remarks at a conference marking the 40th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup D’Etat in Chile, held on September 9, 2013.
Professors Steve Zeidman and Babe Howell have been appointed by Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin to an academic advisory council that will assist the court-appointed facilitator in developing reforms of stop-and-frisk practices.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson has been featured recently in numerous stories and interviews focusing on the connection between the Constitution and our clothing.
Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore, writing for the attorneys for class plaintiffs, filed their opposition on Friday September 6th to New York City’s request that Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin stay her historic decision and order in Floyd v. City of New York.
Professor Julie Goldscheid has edited a new book on gender and equality in the law. Gender and Equality Law was published by Ashgate earlier this year and is part of the series, the Library of Essays on Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses school dress code policies in an op-ed piece for the Los Angeles Times.
In a guest blog post for The Nature of Cities, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses how Mayah’s Lot, the environmental justice comic book that she developed with graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, can be used as a learning tool to teach young students about environmental justice.
In an article for the New York Law Journal, Professor Steven Zeidman discusses the role of the New York City Criminal Court in the wake of the stop and frisk ruling in Floyd v. City of New York.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show.
Professor Rick Rossein commented on a discrimination lawsuit that has been filed against Infosys, a global software company.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on National Public Radio’s The Diane Rehm Show.
Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discusses her new book, Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes, on the Moncrieff program on Newstalk, Ireland’s independent national talk radio station.
In a guest post for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Nicole Smith Futrell analyzes the recent decision finding the New York City Police Department’s stop and frisk policy unconstitutional.