Janet Calvo, Professor, graduated from New York University School of Law and served on that school's clinical faculty for seven years following trial and appeals work at the Civil Division of the Legal Aid Society. Since she joined the CUNY faculty in 1985, she has taught in the areas of immigration, especially the rights of undocumented persons, legal access for the poor, healthcare, housing, and education. She has written about healthcare access for immigrant women and has made numerous presentations about how the law affects immigrants. A former member of the National Steering Committee on Battered Immigrant Women and the Advisory Committee of the New York State Assembly Task Force on New Americans, she has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Center on Social Welfare Policy and Law, and a Director of the Center for Immigrants' Rights. Professor Calvo has co-directed the first-year lawyering program and also teaches Civil Procedure.
Law Review Articles
A Decade of Spouse-Based Immigration Laws: Coverture's Diminishment, but Not Its Demise, 24 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 153 (2004).