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.
On December 22, 2010, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued an unprecedented decision, granting a legal request submitted by the IWHR Clinic and partner attorneys, requesting
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) has passed formal recommendations to the Haitian government in order to stop the sexual violence occurring in displacement camps
Students from CUNY Law’s Immigration and Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) working with SEPA MUJER, and supervised by Director of Immigrant Initiatives and Law Professor Alizabeth Newman and IRRC Social Work Supervisor and Adjunct Professor Martha Garcia
On September 23, 2010 CLORE hosted a panel at the offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates for a discussion of select cases from the Supreme Court’s 2009-2010 term and the impact on the Latino Community and Practitioners.
On Friday, August 20, 2010, the incoming Class of 2013 spent the day visiting local, state, Federal Courts in lower Manhattan with faculty and staff. The 1L students
On Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 15 tenth-grade students and two teachers from Brooklyn Generation, a NYC public school housed in the South Shore High School complex, visited CUNY Law.
On April 19, 2010, the New York City Law Review brought Professor Darren Hutchinson, of American University Washington College of Law to CUNY Law
Prof. Lisa Davis and students from CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic conducted an on-the-ground investigation into the ongoing rape and
On September 29, 2010, the New York City Law Review brought a powerful panel of community organizers to discuss possible responses to aggressive policing of communities of color in New York City.
The news reports don’t tell the full story about the trail of damage left by Haiti’s devastating earthquake.
On Saturday, September 11, 2010, CUNY Moot Court hosted the oral arguments of the Fifteenth Annual CUNY Moot Court Summer Competition. The team of Marc Baum (2L) and Alexandra Winter (2L) won the final round of the competition against the second place
CUNY Law students received their Juris Doctorate on May 14, 2010 in a graduation ceremony celebrating their successful path through law school.
CUNY School of Law continues its clinical legal education partnership with Northumbria University Law School in the United
CUNY Law’s Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic and co-counsel, the International Justice Network, file papers in federal court in Washington, D.C. on behalf of three men
Tina Foster, Founder and Executive Director of the International Justice Network and CUNY Law’s co-counsel for Al-Maqaleh v. Gates spoke to students who are beginning their clinic placements
Equal Justice Works has awarded the Suspension Representation Project, an initiative in which CUNY Law and other law students represent youth who have been suspended by their public schools and
The Irish Law Student’s Association is pleased to announce this year’s Josephy Doherty Civil Rights Fellowship Recipients.