Housing Justice Attorney Recruitment Event

Date: November 15, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Where: Via Zoom (link to be supplied)

New York Law School and Fordham Law School, in collaboration with public interest legal services employers, invite you to attend a virtual recruitment event highlighting Right to Counsel opportunities to represent tenants threatened with eviction. There is a significant and urgent need for more attorneys to do this critical work—these organizations are hiring for numerous entry-level positions.

Representatives from a number of legal services providers will be in attendance to talk about the work of an eviction prevention attorney and to answer questions.

Interested law graduates, law students, and attorneys interested in transitioning to this practice area are encouraged to attend.

For more information click here

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Call for Participation for the 9th Annual International and Comparative Urban Law Conference held in Accra, Ghana. 

The Conference:  The Urban Law Center at Fordham Law School and the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)  are pleased to announce a Call for Participation in the Ninth International and Comparative Urban Law Conference (ICULC), to be held on the GIMPA campus in Accra, Ghana from [Thursday, May 18th through Saturday, May 20th, 2023]. 

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The Urban Law Center's Latest Publication

The New Urban Agenda (NUA), adopted in 2016 at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador, represents a globally shared understanding of the vital link between urbanization and a sustainable future. At the heart of this new vision stand a myriad of legal challenges – and opportunities – that must be confronted for the world to make good on the NUA’s promise. In response, this book, which complements and expands on the editors’ previous volumes on urban law in this series, offers a constructive and critical evaluation of the legal dimensions of the NUA. As the volume’s authors make clear, from natural disasters and resulting urban migration in Honshu and Tacloban, to innovative collaborative governance in Barcelona and Turin, to accessibility of public space for informal workers in New Delhi and Accra, and power scales among Brazil’s metropolitan regions, there is a deep urgency for thoughtful research to understand how law can be harnessed to advance the NUA’s global mission of sustainable urbanism.

Law and the New Urban Agenda thus creates a provocative academic dialogue about the legal effects of the NUA, which will be of interest to academics and researchers with an interest in urban studies.