The Big Picture
Criminal law is a thriving part of the Law School’s intellectual life. Top policymakers and practitioners regularly converge on Washington Square to explore critical issues in meting out justice. A world-class faculty offers courses, clinics and colloquia on everything from organized crime control to reentry programs to the death penalty.
Rachel Barkow is nominated to serve as a commissioner on the U.S. Sentencing Commission
Kathy Boudin delivers 19th Annual Rose Sheinberg Lecture on the politics of parole and reentry
Rachel Barkow wins NYU's Distinguished Teaching Award
The New York Times profiles federal judge and adjunct professor John Gleeson's "drug court" program to help addicts avoid prison time
New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman '68 delivers keynote address at Annual Survey symposium (VIDEO)
Erin Murphy writes on civil liberties concerns raised by the government’s growing repository of citizen DNA
In the Press
"State of Equality and Justice in America: The Presumption of Guilt"
Author: Bryan Stevenson
"Lawyer Criticizes Brooklyn Prosecutor Over TV Show"
New York Times
Expert: Stephen Gillers '68
Learn more about Criminal Law at NYU:
Professor James B. Jacobs
Center for Research in Crime and Justice
40 Washington Square South, Room 322A
New York, NY 10012-1099
Telephone: (212) 998-6203
Facsimile: (212) 995-4692