The complexity of modern government means that much governing is done by administrative agencies with quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial, as well as executive, functions. This course explores those administrative processes and procedures.
This course will cover the basic procedural and substantive issues involved in the filing, preparation, and arguing of an appeal, including the requirement of preservation and the applicable standard of review.
This course is intended for students who want to improve their ability to write sharp, clear prose, to edit their own and others’ writing, and to become more comfortable with the art of composing and organizing written material.
This advanced legal writing seminar is designed to bring writing and editing skills to the next level through a combination of intensive in-class focus on the skills of writing and editing, followed by individualized instruction.
This course will provide an overview of federal, constitutional, and statutory antidiscrimination law and explore questions about the development, direction, and efficacy of antidiscrimination law.
In this upper-level clinic, students are trained to represent immigrant clients under faculty supervision and argue cases in the Immigration Court and before the Newark and New York Asylum Offices on behalf of refugees fleeing persecution in their home countries.
This upper-level seminar class will introduce and familiarize students with the federal decennial census process and why it’s important to the nation and to New York in particular.
In this upper-level clinic, students will be trained in child protective law and procedure to represent the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) in matters involving children’s welfare.
This seminar course will provide students with an overview of children’s and family law issues in New York, including the structure of the Family Court system, child welfare, juvenile justice, education, domestic violence advocacy, mental health, and matrimonial law.
This simulation course is designed to introduce students to lawyering skills in the context of representing or serving children and their families.