The New York Times spoke with Professor Ramzi Kassem for an article about a hunger strike among the detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Kassem represents several detainees at Guantánamo.
Distinguished Prof. Robson on DOMA Case Before Supreme Court
March 28, 2013
In a Constitutional Law Prof Blog post, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson highlights the key arguments from yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Professor Caitlin Borgmann was a featured guest on MSNBC’s Martin Bashar program today, discussing North Dakota’s new abortion laws, which forbid abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detectable.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle spotlights the career of alum Lori (Citron) Knipel (’97) as a lawyer, political leader, and civic activist.
Constitutional Law Prof Blog Features Students’ Discussions of DOMA Case Amicus Briefs
March 21, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments next week in the case challenging the constituationality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). This week, leading up to those arguments, four CUNY Law students examine, in guest posts for the Constitutional Law Prof Blog, a few of the amicus briefs that have been submitted.
In her latest post for the Nature of Cities blog, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses the recent plight of a dolphin that swam into the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
On Friday, March 15, Dean Michelle J. Anderson gave the keynote address at “Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Best Practices for Supporting Diverse Students During Law School and Into Employment” at the New York City Bar Association.
Professor Jonathan Moore is one of three lead counsel, along with Darius Charney of the Center for Constitutional Rights and Taylor Hoffman of Covington and Burling, in a historic class action lawsuit, Floyd v. City of New York.
Congratulations to Andrew Lippman (’14) on winning first place for “Best Oral Advocate” at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) 18th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference and Uvaldo Herrera Moot Court Competition in Atlanta, Georgia, last week.
In an op-ed in Aljazeera, Diala Shamas, a Liman Fellow at the Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project, and Nermeen Arastu, a volunteer attorney with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), discuss the impact of NYPD surveillance on American Muslims.