The City University of New York School of Law’s Community Economic Development (CED) Clinic has launched a new partnership with the Mondragon Cooperatives, the largest worker-owned cooperative in the world.
The Charles H. Revson Law Student Public Interest (LSPIN) Fellowships for 2013 have been announced, and 22 CUNY Law students were among the recipients.
Professor Rebecca Bratspies recently discussed the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) at a meeting with Queens residents in relation to their ongoing efforts to combat airplane noise caused by new flight patterns out of LaGuardia Airport.
CUNY Law’s Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project and its recent report , Mapping Muslims: NYPD Spying and Its Impact on American Muslims, received the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Excellence In a Public Interest Case or Project Award.
Matthew Daloisio (’14) spoke with the New York Law Journal about a symbolic “die-in” which took place on April 22 on the steps of the Manhattan federal court.
In the fourth part of a series on the Bronx’s Court System, The New York Times focuses on stop-and-frisk misdemeanor cases. The article quotes a recent law review article by Professor Steven Zeidman, who wrote “the city’s Criminal Courts had displayed ‘invisibility and willful irrelevance’ in the stop-and-frisk debate.”
On April 18th, the Public Interest Law Association (PILA) marked its 20th Anniversary with a gala celebration and auction.
Professor Ramzi Kassem spoke with The New York Times in an article about the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay and President Obama’s renewed efforts to close the prison. Kassem, who represents several of the detainees at the prison, reports that prisoners have been denied soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and their legal papers.
A condensed introduction to Professor Caitlin Borgmann’s article “Appellate Review of Social Facts in Constitutional Rights Cases.”
Three decades is ample time for a legacy to develop. Consider the Cabans at CUNY Law. Osvaldo Caban got his J.D. in 1987, the second graduating class; his daughter, Celina, is on track to graduate in 2014.