Frank Deale, Professor, received a B.A. from Antioch College and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He has taught on the faculty of Rutgers Law School, Newark, and for 14 years was a member of the staff of the Center for Constitutional Rights, where he served successively as staff attorney, Associate Legal Director, and Legal Director. He has published articles in the New York University Review of Law and Social Change, New York Law School Journal of Human Rights, Socialist Review, International Policy Review, and in books dealing with employment discrimination and international labor rights, including human rights, labor rights, and international trade. He received the Jack Wasserman Memorial Award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Carol King Award of the National Lawyers Guild Immigration Project, the Certificate of Honor from the City and County Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco, and a Certificate of Appreciation from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, all for his work on cases of public significance. He received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the CUNY School of Law graduating class of 1995. His Howard Law Review article, “The Unhappy History of Economic Rights in the United States and Prospects for Their Creation and Renewal,” reflects his ongoing concern with social and economic rights. He was presented with the Outstanding Professor Award by the graduating class of 2007.

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Why I Teach at CUNY Law

“I teach at CUNY because of the institution’s public interest mission, which permeates the entire program, and because it is a community of faculty, staff, and students who take that mission seriously.”



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