On Thursday, October 6, 2011, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) invited a panel of judges and public interest lawyers to discuss with the CUNY Law community
Go Magazine featured Jen Hogg (’12) as part of its piece on women leading nonprofit organizations. Hogg, who was a sergeant in the New York Army National Guard, co-founded Service Women’s Actions Network
The Student Scholarship: Notes and Comments panel takes place every fall, allowing recently (or soon to be) published authors, mostly students or recent graduates, from inside and outside of CUNY come to speak about the writing and publishing process
Victoria Tran, 2nd Leiutenant of the U.S. Marine Corps and founder of CUNY Law Students in Support of Veterans, was recognized at a CUNY reception on November 1st in honor of her service in the U.S. military.
The Downtown Express quoted Moira Meltzer-Cohen (’12) in a story on the role of volunteer lawyers at Occupy Wall Street. Meltzer-Cohen is a volunteer with the National Lawyers Guild and has provided “Know Your Rights” trainings to OWS protesters.
The New York Times profiled Science Schools Initiative, an organization that seeks to prepare children from low-income and minority families to pass the test
The 2011 Moot Court Summer Competition was a great success. Following the preparation and submission of briefs over the summer, the Summer Competition culminated in the presentation of oral arguments on Saturday September 17th, 2011.
More than 100 CUNY School of Law students received their Juris Doctor degrees at the graduation ceremony in May. “CUNY Law’s 2011 graduates are passionate advocates, eager to devote themselves to lawyering
Colleen Normile (’13) and Sonya Zehra Mehta (’13) have been awarded 2011 Peggy Browning Fund Fellowships, which provide law students with diverse, challenging work experiences fighting for social and economic justice
Jaclyn Sheltry (’13) and Leila Shifteh (’13) have been awarded the Joseph Doherty Civil Rights Fellowship for 2011. This annual fellowship offered by the Irish Law Students Association (ILSA) at CUNY Law assists students
On June 14 at the 35th anniversary gala of the Association for Black Women Attorneys, Renee S. Smith (’12) was awarded the association’s 2011 scholarship.
CUNY Law Students Jean Stevens and Nicholas Easterday are interviewed on what to do if you are stopped and frisked by the police.
Two CUNY Law students, Melina Cooperman and Victoria Roytenberg, were among 12 students nationwide to receive support from the J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund for their public service
On Thursday, February 17, 2011, the CUNY Law Labor Coalition for Workers Rights and Economic Justice presented the panel “Gendering Labor.” Moderated by Professor Shirley Lung, the panel included Sex Worker Rights Activist
On February 24, 2011, the CUNY Black Law Students Association hosted the panel discussion, “Generation Next: Black in America.” Panelists included New York State Assemblywoman
On March 1, 2011, the CUNY Law Review and CUNY Law Green Coalition Food Fighters hosted the panel discussion, “Food Fight! Countering Corporate Control of the Food Supply.” The panel brought together accomplished advocates and activists
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,
Guatemala City – Students from the International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic at CUNY School of Law, in collaboration with the New York-based women’s rights organization MADRE, just returned from Guatemala where they
3L Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, who is also Editor-in-Chief of the City University of New York Law Review and an Ella Baker Fellow, talks about the abuse of human and civil rights on the campus of the University of Puerto Rico
On February 11, 2011, students of the International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic at the City University of New York School of Law attended a round-table discussion at Fordham University School of Law hosted by the Fordham Disaster Relief
CUNY Law Immigrant & Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) students Golnaz Fakhimi, Isabelle Rogin, and Jill Sebastian, in collaboration with co-counsel at the International Justice Network and at Yale Law School, prevailed on behalf
Chris Copeland, who is in his second year at CUNY Law, has been awarded the inaugural NY Bar Foundation’s Real Property Law Section Lorraine Power Tharp Scholarship for his academic excellence
Honorable Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge, New York State Court of Appeals, shared his vision for increasing access to justice and civil legal services for underserved communities to a packed audience of students, invited guests and press. The event was hosted by the City University of New York Law Review and CUNY Law.
2L Student Jamaal Bailey has been recognized by the NY Amsterdam News as this week’s “Black New Yorker.” Bailey, an active Bronx community member who was elected as the Male Democratic State Committee Member
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.