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Civil Rights Lawyers Examine Race, Inequality and Law

Civil Rights Lawyers Examine Race, Inequality and Law

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Tony Thompson moderated a discussion between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, President of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Sherillyn Iffil and NYU Law Professor Bryan Stevenson.

Will Jeff Sessions Affect NYU?

Will Jeff Sessions Affect NYU?

By Irfan Suharno, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News

Senator Jeff Sessions was recently confirmed by the Senate for Attorney General, despite controversy over his past stances. With his appointment, conflicts are expected in blue areas like New York City.

Federal law encompasses same-sex couples

Federal law encompasses same-sex couples

February 10, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

This past weekend in New York City, Attorney General Eric Holder announced an extension of federal marriage rights to encompass same-sex couples. The new ruling will apply to federal matters in all states, including those which have banned same-sex marriages. Speaking in New York City, Holder insisted...