The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has found that the government of Chile violated the rights of Karen Atala, a lesbian mother, when it stripped her of custody of her daughters because of their “unique family.” The ruling affirms
Henry Louis Gates Jr. to be honored at City University of New York School of Law’s annual PILA Gala and Auction
March 7, 2012
Lauded legal scholar, best-selling author and Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. will be honored at the nation’s leading public interest law school’s annual Public Interest Law Association (PILA) Gala and Auction benefit March 23 at the historic Judson Memorial Church
CUNY Law Remembers Civil Rights Champion Hon. Robert L. Carter for Black History Month
February 14, 2012
CUNY Law salutes the courageous life of Robert L. Carter, who died on January 3, 2012 at the age of 94.
The International Women’s Human Rights Clinic and the Center for Reproductive Rights jointly submitted a report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on issues related to the status of women’s reproductive rights in the Philippines
Rebecca Wallach (’12) Receives 2012 Skadden Fellowship
December 19, 2011
Rebecca Wallach (’12) has been selected to receive a 2012 Skadden Fellowship, a national fellowship program established by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom to enable law graduates to pursue public interest work.
CUNY Law Named Among Top Schools for Public Interest
December 7, 2011
National Jurist magazine has named CUNY School of Law among the top law schools in the nation for public interest. The magazine is recognizing the top 15 schools
CUNY Law Helps Begin Incubator Program in India
December 2, 2011
The Symbiosis Law School, in Pune, India, has announced plans to begin, in cooperation with CUNY Law, an incubator to help new lawyers begin their own practices, especially in underserved areas.
NY Times Highlights CUNY Law’s Clinical Program
November 21, 2011
A Sunday New York Times article, “What They Don’t Teach Law Students: Lawyering,” says CUNY Law’s clinical program stands out for its success at teaching students to integrate what they learn into practical lawyering skills.
LaunchPad for Justice Announces 2011 Justice Fellows
November 18, 2011
CUNY Law Video Recognized in ABA Law Video Awards
November 15, 2011
The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section (LPM) announced the winners of the first-ever LPM Law Video Awards during the 3rd Bi-annual ABA Law Firm Marketing Strategies Conference