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CUNY Law Student Jamaal Bailey Lauded by NY Amsterdam News

January 31, 2011

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

Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic Student Suha Dabbouseh Discusses Protests at Guantánamo

January 27, 2011

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.

Inter-American Commission Issues Unprecedented Recommendation to End Sexual Violence of Displaced Women, Based on IWHR Petition

January 20, 2011

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

IWHR Clinic Recommendations to End Sexual Violence of Displaced Women Submitted to Haitian Government

January 4, 2011

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 Train Volunteers: Award Recognizes Initiative

December 15, 2010

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

CLORE 2009-2010 Supreme Court Term Review

December 1, 2010

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.

Incoming Students Visit New York City Courts for Orientation 2010

November 19, 2010

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

Building a Pipeline: High School Students Visit CUNY Law

November 15, 2010

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.

Resistance in the Afterlife of Identity

October 27, 2010

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 on Sexual Violence in Haiti

October 21, 2010

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

New York City Law Review Hosts Panel “Suspect Fits Description: Responses to Racial Profiling in NYC”

October 21, 2010

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.

Clinic Students in Haiti: Documenting Rape and Sexual Assaults, Meeting with UN Officials, Huffington Post Covers

October 12, 2010

The news reports don’t tell the full story about the trail of damage left by Haiti’s devastating earthquake.

CUNY Law Hosts Fifteenth Annual CUNY Moot Court Summer Competition

October 1, 2010

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

Commencement 2010 Video Highlights and Photo Slideshow

September 15, 2010

CUNY Law students received their Juris Doctorate on May 14, 2010 in a graduation ceremony celebrating their successful path through law school.

Clinic Hosts Northumbria University Law School Exchange Student

September 8, 2010

CUNY School of Law continues its clinical legal education partnership with Northumbria University Law School in the United

IRR Clinic Files Papers Recounting Torture of Detainees at Bagram Prison

September 3, 2010

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, of the International Justice Network, and CUNY Law Co-Counsel Speaks to Students

September 1, 2010

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

Awards Go to CUNY Law Students

August 30, 2010

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

2010 Joseph Doherty Civil Rights Fellowship Recipients

May 26, 2010

The Irish Law Student’s Association is pleased to announce this year’s Josephy Doherty Civil Rights Fellowship Recipients.

Getting Trashed

May 24, 2010

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 to Graduate on May 14th; NY State Commissioner Gladys Carrión is Commencement Speaker

May 10, 2010

CUNY Law students will receive their Juris Doctorate on May 14th in a graduation ceremony celebrating their successful path through law school.

CUNY Law Students Awarded PRBA Scholarships

May 3, 2010

Julia Hernandez (1L) and Cesar Vargas (2L) have been named scholarships recipients of the Puerto Rican Bar Association’s Scholarship Committee.

Jonathan F. Harris Awarded for Outstanding Legal Writing

April 26, 2010

CUNY Law student Jonathan F. Harris (3L) has been named as a 2010 recipient of the prestigious 2010 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing.

CUNY Moot Court Team Wins First Place

March 25, 2010

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.

New York City Law Review Presents Powerful Environmental Justice Panel

February 19, 2010

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

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