CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic partnered with Make the Road to assist immigrant youth in applying for immigration relief under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
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.