In his letter to the editor in the New York Law Journal, Scott Spivak (’13) examines the role of prosecutors in bail reform, in light of Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s proposal to overhaul New York’s bail statute.
This past summer, Nick Widzowski (’14) spent much of his internship with New York City Councilmember James Gennaro researching and drafting a bill that would make it easier for property owners to locate and access information on adopting renewable energy systems.
Professor Rebecca Bratspies’s Environmental Law class is working Community Board 11 in northeast Queens to analyze new flight patterns into and out of LaGuardia Airport.
Last night, CUNY Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted a panel discussion on Prisoner Rights as a Civil Rights Movement.
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.