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LGBT Survey Results: City University of New York School of Law

Nondiscrimination Policy

CUNY School of Law is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution. The Law School does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, alienage or citizenship, religion, race, color, national or ethnic origin, handicap, veteran status, or marital status in its student admissions, employment, access to programs, and administration of education policies.

LGBT Student Organization(s)

CUNY OUTLaws is the association for LGBT, PWA, HIV+ communities and their allies, bringing social, educational, political, and cultural events to the law school. OUTLaws is very active and collaborates with other student organizations to discuss social, legal, and extralegal issues involving people who are HIV+, living with AIDS, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and other sexual minorities. For more information, contact outlaw@law.cuny.edu.

LGBT Faculty

Ruthann Robson
Email: robson@law.cuny.edu

LGBT Administrator(s)

No details provided.

LGBT Course(s)

Sexuality and the Law

The concern for diversity is also threaded through the curriculum; for example, a required course for all first-year students is Liberty, Equality, and Due Process, which examines issues of racial and gender equality and sexual orientation in the context of legal and historical analysis.

Domestic-Partner or Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

Covered by New York City domestic partnership law, one of the most progressive in the country.

Additional Information

At the City University of New York Law School we strive to diversify the legal profession and train excellent social justice lawyers. We intentionally embrace diversity of all kinds and have a very active LGBT community that includes students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Our community is welcoming, and our physical plant is trans friendly.

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May 21, 2014, 13:28 PM

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