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Volume XLV Editorial Board and Staff

July 16th, 2018

Volume XLV Editorial Board and Staff

Editor-in-Chief: Miyoshie Lamothe-Aime Managing Editor: Alexa Savino Business Editor: Tanyell Cooke Senior Articles Editor: Nadav Pearl Online Managing Editor: Samantha Frankel Writing and Research Editor: Alex Fagella Cooper-Walsh Editor: Ruhi Behal Symposium Editor: Traci Krasne Notes and Articles Editor: Andrew Debter Notes and Articles Editor: Yongsun Kwon Notes and Articles Editor: Eric Hornbeck Notes and Articles Editor: Jordan Horowitz Notes and Articles Editor: Milan Sova Notes and Articles Editor: Denae Kassotis Notes and Articles Editor: Samantha Zuckerman

Fordham Urban Law Journal Alumni Association Student Note Award Winner: Eric Hornbeck

April 25th, 2018

Read the note here: “We Know Not Where We Go”: Protecting Digital Privacy in New York City’s Municipal Wi-fi Network

Announcing the Volume XLVI Board!

April 3rd, 2018

Announcing the Volume XLVI Board!

EVENT: ULJ Symposium – Reimagining Localism Friday, February 16, 2018

February 7th, 2018

EVENT: ULJ Symposium - Reimagining Localism Friday, February 16, 2018

EVENT: Rikers: An American Jail (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)

January 30th, 2018

EVENT: Rikers: An American Jail (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)

The A2J Initiative at Fordham Law School is sponsoring an event focused on the future of the Rikers Island Prison Complex and its effect on New York City’s criminal justice system. The event will feature a screening of excerpts from the documentary “Rikers: An American Jail,” with an introduction from journalist Bill Moyers and a panel discussion moderated by Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes.  Two of the panelists, Michael Jacobson, Executive Director of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance, and Jonathan Lippman, Former Chief Judge of New York and Chair of the Independent Commission on NYC Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, appear in the Urban Law Journal. Event Details: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6 – 6:30 p.m., reception | 6:30 – 8 p.m., program Fordham Law School 150 West 62nd Street New York NY 10023 MODERATOR Scott Pelley Journalist; Correspondent on 60 Minutes, CBS INTRODUCTION Bill Moyers Journalist; Executive Editor of “Rikers: An American Jail” PANELISTS […]

EVENT: Fighting Discrimination in Healthcare in 2018 (January 30, 2018)

January 30th, 2018

EVENT: Fighting Discrimination in Healthcare in 2018 (January 30, 2018)

                        The Feerick Center for Social Justice is hosting McGregor Smyth, Executive Director of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, as part of its Social Justice Luncheon Speaker Series.  The topic will be Fighting Discrimination in Healthcare in 2018.  The Urban Law Journal is a co-sponsor of the event. Event Details: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 12:30 p.m. Fordham Law School 150 West 62nd Street Room 4-01  Pizza will be served. RSVP HERE  For more information please email  wtamayoabreu@fordham.edu  Co-Sponsors: Advocates for Sexual Health & Rights Asian Pacific Law Student Association Black Law Students Association Catholic Law Students Association Consumer Law Advocates Domestic Violence Action Center  Environmental Law Advocates Fordham Consumer Law Advocates  Fordham Law Review Fordham Law Women  Fordham OUTLaws   Fordham Urban Law Journal Immigration Advocacy Project Irish Law Students Association Latin American Law Students Association  Lawyering for Reproductive […]

THE 2017 COOPER-WALSH COLLOQUIUM: Taking a Bite out of the Big Apple: A Conversation about Urban Food Policy – Friday, October 20, 2017

October 5th, 2017

THE 2017 COOPER-WALSH COLLOQUIUM: Taking a Bite out of the Big Apple: A Conversation about Urban Food Policy - Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fordham Law School Hill Faculty Conference Room (7-119) | 7th floor 150 West 62nd Street New York, NY 10023 Schedule Registration: 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction 9:45 – 10:00 am Dean Matthew Diller from Fordham University School of Law Ten Years of Food Policy Governance in New York City: Lessons for the Next Decade by Dr. Nicholas Freudenberg 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. In the last decade, New York City has created dozens of new food policies and programs to improve nutritional well-being, promote food security, create food systems that support community and economic development and achieve other important goals.  These initiatives built on the city’s prior efforts to create healthier food environments and used existing and new governance mechanisms to consider, enact and implement changes in how New York City produces, distributes and consumes the food that sustains its […]

Getting There From Here: A Conversation About Regional Transportation

September 26th, 2016

Fordham Urban Law Journal’s Cooper-Walsh Colloquium, “Getting There From Here: A Conversation About Regional Transportation,” will take place on Friday, October 21, 2016, at Fordham Law School. The annual Colloquium is organized in conjunction with Professor Susan Block-Lieb, the Cooper Family Chair of Urban Legal Studies, and Professor Sheila Foster, the Albert A. Walsh Chair of Real Estate, Land Use, and Property Law.  The event is co-sponsored by the Urban Law Center at Fordham Law School. The 2016 Cooper-Walsh Colloquium is dedicated to exploring regional transportation as a source of economic growth, social inclusion, and sustainable development. The Colloquium will examine how federal, state, and local governments shape metropolitan and regional transportation, and identify and assess potential reforms. It will feature roundtable discussions of articles and essays that the Fordham Urban Law Journal will publish in its Spring 2017 Cooper-Walsh Issue.

Law, Urban Space, and the Future of Artistic Expression: 2015 Urban Law Journal Symposium

January 25th, 2015

Law, Urban Space, and the Future of Artistic Expression: 2015 Urban Law Journal Symposium

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, the Urban Law Journal at Fordham University School of Law in New York City will hold an all-day Symposium examining the regulation of artistic expression within urban landscapes. The symposium will examine certain legal issues surrounding street art, such as intellectual property and private and public spaces. The symposium will also look at a range of different perspectives of artistic urban expression, covering topics such as larger scale metropolitan art, the role of street art in shaping and changing communities, and the role of performance art generally.

Financing and Fairness: Implementation and Equity in the Urban Charter School

October 17th, 2014

Financing and Fairness: Implementation and Equity in the Urban Charter School

Date & Time: Friday, October 24, 2014 from 10AM to 4PM Location: Fordham Law School, 150 West 62nd Street The Cooper-Walsh Colloquium is a gathering of the top thinkers in various disciplines who bring creative analyses and solutions to bear on the most pressing issues that affect urban areas. The Colloquium is organized in conjunction with Professor Susan Block-Lieb, the Cooper Family Chair in Urban Legal Issues, and Professor Sheila Foster, the Albert A. Walsh Chair of Real Estate, Land Use, and Property Law. The Colloquium consists of four paper presentations and four accompanying responses that serve as a workshop for the main papers and facilitate open discussion among the panel and colloquium attendees. Articles and responses developed at this year’s Colloquium will be published in the Cooper-Walsh Issue of the Journal in March 2015.