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Students Invite Panel of Guests to Speak on Racial Profiling

December 7, 2011

On Thursday, November 17, students invited a panel of speakers to educate the CUNY Law community on racial profiling. The panel, “Restoring Justice: Reflections on Racial Profiling in a Post 9/11 America,” was sponsored

Professors Kassem and Akbar Dispell Myths on CLEAR Project

November 29, 2011

Professors Ramzi Kassem and Amna Akbar set the record straight on the facts about CUNY Law’s Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) Project.

Samar, co-edited by Beena Ahmad (’10), Publishes Prof. Kassem’s Op-Ed on the Consequences of Counterterrorism Practices

September 12, 2011

Professor Ramzi Kassem, Director of CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic, provides a close look at the impact of post 9/11 counterterrorism policies

CLEAR Calls for Investigation of NYPD Surveillance

August 26, 2011

A new report from the Associated Press states that the New York Police Department has been using covert surveillance on Muslims in New York since 9/11. At a news conference held by the Council on American-Islamic Relations in response to the report, Ramzi Kassem

Professor Kassem on Due Process and the Obama Administration

July 13, 2011

In an op-ed in Aljazeera, Professor Ramzi Kassem, who directs CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic, talks about the Obama Administration’s continuation of Bush-era practices that erode due process and justice.

Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic Student Suha Dabbouseh Discusses Protests at Guantánamo

January 27, 2011

Marking the ninth anniversary of the U.S. military prison camp’s opening, most of the remaining prisoners in Camps 5 and 6 at Guantánamo have joined together to peacefully protest their indefinite imprisonment with a sit-in and signs.

NY Daily News Runs Prof. Kassem’s Op-ed on Obama, Islam and Race

August 23, 2010

Prof. Ramzi Kassem’s op-ed in the NY Daily News discusses how casting President Obama as a Muslim is a disguised effort of using religion as a proxy for race.

CUNY Law Clinic Represents Bagram Detainee in Precedent-Setting D.C. Circuit Case

January 12, 2010

The D.C Circuit heard oral arguments in the first legal challenge on behalf of detainees at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan

Prof. Ramzi Kassem Talks About the Targeting of the Muslim Community on WNYC

November 26, 2009

Professor Ramzi Kassem talks about the FBI’s profiling and surveillance of the Muslim community on The Brian Lehrer Show

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