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.
On the eve of Earth Day, eight students and two members of the staff participated in the second annual waste audit. These hardy souls spent almost five hours sifting through the contents of trash and recycle bins representing a sample 24-hour period.
CUNY Law students will receive their Juris Doctorate on May 14th in a graduation ceremony celebrating their successful path through law school.
Julia Hernandez (1L) and Cesar Vargas (2L) have been named scholarships recipients of the Puerto Rican Bar Association’s Scholarship Committee.
CUNY Law student Jonathan F. Harris (3L) has been named as a 2010 recipient of the prestigious 2010 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing.
A CUNY Law School Moot Court Team recently finished in first place in the Annual Hon. Elaine Jackson Stack Nassau Academy of Law Moot Court Competition.
As part of its spring 2010 speaker series, the New York City Law Review hosted a gripping panel, “Whose Survival? Environmental Justice as a Civil Rights Issue,” bringing such heavy hitters in local environmental justice
In the aftermath of the earthquake, CUNY Law students in the Immigration and Refugee Rights Clinic took action and formed a partnership with Haitian Americans United for Progress, helping Haitians file for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
The D.C Circuit heard oral arguments in the first legal challenge on behalf of detainees at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan