FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY – February 24, 2014 – At any given time, an estimated 20.9 million people around the world are victims of human trafficking. Of these, an estimated 4.5 million are trafficked into the sex trade.
Melanie Hart Joins CUNY Law as Director of the Community Legal Resource Network and External Affairs
February 3, 2014
Melanie F. Hart has joined the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law as the new director of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and External Affairs.
Camille Massey Appointed as Founding Executive Director of Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice at CUNY School of Law
January 14, 2014
L. Camille Massey, J.D., has been named the Founding Executive Director of the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law. She joins CUNY Law from the Council on Foreign Relations, where she was Vice President for Global Strategy and Programs.
CUNY School of Law Hosts “Tales from Our Trash: Sanitation Workers, Sustainable Cities, and the Value of Knowledge”
November 14, 2013
Event in memory of sanitation worker Frank Justich features discussion with anthropologist and author Dr. Robin Nagle
CUNY Law Professor Awarded National Fellowship
November 12, 2013
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.
CUNY Law Receives National Diversity Award
October 18, 2013
City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law has been named a recipient of the annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
Report Released – From Forced Sterilization to Forced Psychiatry: Violations of the Human Rights of Women with Disabilities and Transgender Persons in Colombia
October 1, 2013
Today, human rights organizations submitted a joint shadow report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee). The report, titled From Forced Sterilization to Forced Psychiatry: Violations of the Human Rights of Women with Disabilities and Transgender Persons in Colombia, by fourteen organizations including MADRE, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), the International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic at CUNY School of Law, and a coalition of Colombian organizations which includes PAIIS Law Clinic at the University of Los Andes in Bogota will be considered during the review of the Government of Colombia’s compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) to be held at the UN in Geneva on October 2, 2013.
Professor Ruthann Robson Named a “Best Law Teacher” in the Nation
September 20, 2013
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.
CUNY School of Law’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) is hosting “Act Now: Environmental Activism Conference,” a conference for both youth and adults to connect with climate and environmental activists, leading environmental regulators, and educators to learn and take action.
Center for Urban Environmental Reform Releases Environmental Justice Comic Book for Classrooms
May 20, 2013
The Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) at the City University of New York School of Law is helping to bring environmental justice to classrooms with the release of its comic book Mayah’s Lot.