Press Releases

CUNY School of Law Celebrates Move to Long Island City

October 24, 2012

The City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law held a ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, October 22, 2012, to mark the opening of the Law School’s new home at 2 Court Square in Long Island City. New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman delivered the keynote address.

Princeton Review Places CUNY Law in Top Ten for Best Professors

October 10, 2012

The 2013 edition of The Princeton Review’s “The Best 168 Law Schools” ranks CUNY Law in the top ten for “Best Professors.” More than 18,000 students were surveyed to create the rankings.

Photos of CUNY Law’s New Home at 2 Court Square in Long Island City

June 15, 2012

Here is a sneak peek at photos of 2 Court Square, our terrific new location in Long Island City, just minutes from Manhattan and all five boroughs.

National Law Journal Opinion Piece Cites CUNY Law Focus on Experiential Learning

June 7, 2012

A National Law Journal opinion piece lists CUNY School of Law among law schools that feature experiential learning as a core component of their programs. The piece focuses on the need for experiential learning in legal education and an alliance of educators from more than 30 law schools that is focused on the issue.

Fred Rooney, Director of CLRN, Receives Fulbright

May 10, 2012

Fred Rooney, Director of CUNY School of Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and Office of External Relations, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to work at the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo Law School

CUNY Law Students Graduate May 18th

May 9, 2012

More than 140 CUNY School of Law students will receive their Juris Doctor degrees at a May 18th graduation ceremony.

CUNY Law Has 6th Lowest Tuition Increase Among Law Schools 2000-2010

April 5, 2012

PreLaw Magazine reports that CUNY School of Law has had the 6th lowest increase in tuition among law schools across the country from 2000 to 2010.

Brief from IWHR Students and Advocates Leads to Precedent-Setting Decision

April 3, 2012

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.