March 25, 2015
Li Litombe (’15) served on a panel for Ms. JD about improving diversity on law reviews.
February 2, 2015
Elizabeth Koo (’15) won first prize and Aaron Samsel (’15) won the second prize for the New York State Bar Association Section on Labor and Employment Samuel M. Kaynard Memorial Law School Student Service Awards.
December 5, 2014
One of our current students, Liam Lowery (’17), tells WNYC’s Death, Sex, & Money the story of meeting and dating his future wife, Marisa Carroll, while also transforming himself. Lowery identifies as trans, and he started taking testosterone soon after they began dating.
October 3, 2014
The Nineteenth Annual CUNY Law School Moot Court Summer Competition was held on September 20.
July 7, 2014
More than 140 CUNY School of Law students received their Juris Doctor degrees at the May 16 graduation ceremony.
May 2, 2014
Read this Human Rights At Home blog post by IWHR clinic students Nell Hirschmann-Levy and Meghan McLoughlin on youth in adult jails and prisons in the U.S.
April 14, 2014
While teaching in a junior high school in the 1960s, I met and became close with several students and mothers who were victims of domestic abuse. Trying to help, I referred them to the police. The police did not take the problem seriously and often let the abusers, once sufficiently calmed, go back home. The injustice of this struck a chord with me, and that’s when the idea of becoming a lawyer first took hold.
April 2, 2014
Congratulations to CUNY Law Moot Court for successful competitions in the last several weeks, including several teams that advanced in their competitions against other schools, a finalist team, and a CUNY Law student winning an individual oralist award.
March 24, 2014
Rage M. Kidvai (’14) has been awarded a two-year Equal Justice Works (EJW) fellowship, starting in September, to work at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP), providing legal representation on asylum applications for low-income transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex (TGNCI) immigrants.
March 24, 2014
On March 12, 2014, students from CUNY Law’s Economic Justice Project (EJP) joined forces with Hunter College’s Welfare Rights Initiative (WRI) and the Empire State Economic Security Campaign (ES2), a statewide coalition of more than 200 social service providers, faith-based groups, and concerned citizens, to educate New York State legislators on several important social initiatives including access to quality education, affordable healthcare and housing, a healthy environment, living wage, and stronger safety net programs.