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.
On Tuesday, November 1, the CUNY Law chapter of the Suspension Representation Project invited a panel of speakers to talk about the effect of zero tolerance discipline practices in New York City public schools.
On Thursday, November 3, the CUNY Law Labor Coalition invited guest speaker Uriel Antonio Carazo Garcia, of the Promoters of Peace and Development in Nicaragua, to talk about the issues behind out-migration from Nicaragua
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