Press Releases

New IWHR Clinic Reports Focus on Haiti, the Philippines, and Guatemala

January 13, 2012

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

The LaunchPad for Justice, an initiative of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) at CUNY Law that enables recent graduates

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

Puerto Rican Police Department: Abuse Discovered; Leading Activists, Lawyers and Scholars Examine Findings by the Department of Justice

November 9, 2011

CUNY Law’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE), the Puerto Rican Bar Association, and the National Lawyers Guild International Committee will lead a panel discussion on the egregious abuses exposed by a U.S Department of Justice report on Puerto Rico Police Department practices.

CUNY Law Announces Two Endowments: The Hamill Family Summer Fellowship in Children’s Rights and The Luis Sanjurjo Scholarship Fund

October 6, 2011

CUNY Law is proud to announce the first endowment for a summer fellowship and the first endowment for a scholarship at CUNY School of Law, both of which are made possible by the generosity of the Honorable Bryanne Hamill (’90) and Thomas Hamill.

CLORE Features Discussion on Supreme Court Term’s Impact on Latinos

September 21, 2011

The City University of New York School of Law’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE), the Hispanic National Bar Association–New York Region, and the