CUNY Law Adjunct Professor Lisa Davis, who teaches in the Law School’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR), will testify before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on March 25th in Washington, D.C. Davis,
CLRN and YMCA Collaborate on “New American Initiative”
March 3, 2011
CLRN and the YMCA of Greater New York (“the Y”) have partnered to address the needs of New York City’s ever-growing immigrant community and to uphold the Y’s history of helping individuals
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.
Clinic Administrator Dorothy Matthew has been awarded the Hundred Year Association of New York Isaac Liberman Public Service Award. Only ten awardees are selected citywide each year and
CUNY Law is ranked “#1 Public Interest Law School in the Nation” in the latest issue of PreLaw. Following CUNY Law are Yale, Rutgers, Stanford and University of California at Berkley School of Law.
Prof. Lisa Davis on Sexual Violence in Haiti
October 21, 2010
Prof. Lisa Davis and students from CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic conducted an on-the-ground investigation into the ongoing rape and
Princeton Review Rankings: CUNY Law in Top Ten in Four Categories
October 12, 2010
The Princeton Review has once again ranked CUNY School of Law among the top ten in the following categories: Best Professors, Most Chosen by Older Students, Most Diverse Faculty, Most Liberal Students.
CUNY Law Supports DREAM Act
September 24, 2010
CUNY School of Law stands with CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, our faculty, and our students in urging Congress to pass the DREAM Act
Human Rights Champion Rhonda Copelon Dies: Broke New Ground to Open U.S. Federal Courts to Victims of International Human Rights Abuses
May 7, 2010
Pioneering Attorney Won Landmark Rights Case in U.S. Court of Appeals on Same Day Supreme Court Narrowly Rejected Her Challenge to the Hyde Amendment on Abortion Restrictions for the Poor
Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, Makes Special Visit to CUNY Law
February 18, 2010
In a special visit with CUNY Law students, Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, talked emphatically about the need for public interest lawyers.