The New York Law Journal reported on the July 2012 bar pass rates of New York’s 15 law schools for first time takers. CUNY Law’s rate of 83.5%–the highest in the school’s history–placed the school seventh.
On Thursday, November 29, 2012, the Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE), along with the Puerto Rican Bar Association and the National Lawyers Guild International Committee, assembled a panel to discuss recent attempts by the Puerto Rican legislature to eliminate civil liberties and human rights.
If you’re looking for Ada George (’14) and she’s not in class, chances are she’s in her favorite spot, in a fifth-floor corner study room, with her papers spread out on the table.
After being on staff at the City University of New York Law Review, Danny Alicea (’13) now is in the driver’s seat as editor-in- chief.
A story from the New York Law Journal about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on law schools in the region highlights CUNY Law’s efforts to support students who were affected by the storm.
A recent IntLawGrrls blog post focuses on the impact of the Karen Atala case that was decided by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the spring.
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.
More than 140 CUNY School of Law students received their Juris Doctor degrees at the graduation ceremony in May. “We are confident our graduates will make a difference in the lives of the underprivileged and disempowered.”
On April 11, 2012, CUNY Law’s Career Planning Office held a networking reception for students and recent graduates at Macaulay Honors College in Manhattan.
More than 140 CUNY School of Law students will receive their Juris Doctor degrees at a May 18th graduation ceremony.
On March 30, 2012, a packed auditorium of human rights advocates, lawyers, students, and others gathered at the CUNY Graduate Center for the CUNY Law Review Symposium, “Looking Forward: Rhonda Copelon’s Legacy in Action and the Future of International Women’s Human Rights Law.”
On April 12, 2012, The Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality and the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) hosted UN Legal Officer Fernando Ortiz Jr.
In April 2012 students in the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) provided free, confidential information in English and Spanish to individuals around New York City facing immigration issues.
In March 2012, CUNY Law School’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) convened leading progressive lawyers and activists in an effort to chart out new strategies to address threats to civil rights
On his recent visit to the Law School on April 12, New York State Assembly Member and alum Daniel O’Donnell (’87) inspired students with his work on championing key legislation that legalized same-sex marriage in New York State
Richard Bailey (’12) was in the right place at the right time the afternoon he overheard some students talking about their work in the Economic Justice Project (EJP).
Kelly Marie Fay Rodríguez (’12) recalled one of her most memorable clients from the Economic Justice Project (EJP) as a “brilliant Latina student at LaGuardia Community College
On Thursday, March 27, students hosted an inter-disciplinary discussion about intimate and state-sanctioned power, violence, and control within and against LGBTQ and immigrant communities.
On March 20, the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic presented oral testimony to the U.N. Human Rights Committee about human rights abuses in Guatemala.
Students from Prof. Susan Bazilli’s International Human Rights Law class and members of the CUNY International Law Society recently met with Ivan Šimonovic’, assistant secretary-general for human rights and head of the New York Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
CUNY Law’s Office of Academic Affairs and the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) recently brought James Bell, founder and executive director of the W. Haywood Burns Institute, to speak to the Law School community about “The Law as a Tool for Social Justice: Challenges for the 21st Century.”
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
On Monday, November 21, the CUNY Law Domestic Violence Coalition invited a panel of domestic violence survivors and advocates to speak about the Domestic Violence Survivor Justice Act.
On Thursday, November 17, students invited a panel of speakers to educate the CUNY Law community on racial profiling. The panel, “Restoring Justice: Reflections on Racial Profiling in a Post 9/11 America,” was sponsored
On Tuesday, November 15, the Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) at CUNY Law invited a panel of speakers to talk about the future of the LGBT movement in regards to race, ethnicity, and immigration status.