This award recognizes the outstanding leadership and dedication of educations who inspire their students, and who teach about the dangers of intolerance and prejudice and urge those around them into action.
The National Jurist - "We're supporting a part of the cultural economy of New York that we consider to be crucial," Morrison said. "The kinds of clients we work with are not necessarily what people may typically think of as the ordinary clinic client population."
New York Law Journal - The Civil Rights Clinic at Cardozo Law School and the LGBT Rights Clinic at Cornell Law School are collaborating on a federal lawsuit for a transgender woman who said she was sexually attacked by another inmate at an upstate prison.
Slate - And in some cases, “protective custody turns out to be not even as safe as we once thought it was,” says Elias Shebar, a student at Cardozo Law School’s Civil Rights Clinic, which helped file Manning’s suit.
January 5, 2015 - Today the Civil Rights Clinic at Cardozo Law School and the LGBT Rights Clinic at Cornell Law School filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of LeslieAnn Manning, a transgender woman who was brutally raped while incarcerated in a New York State men’s prison.