Areas of Study

Criminal Law

Overview

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.

News from Washington Square

Andrew Weissmann has been selected as the Chief of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, announced Assistant Attorney...
The President signed an Executive Order to create the Task Force on 21st Century Policing and announce its members....
Over the past year, NYU Law faculty have published a host of praiseworthy books covering a diverse range of interests...
Last holiday season, 40 million Target customers had their credit card details compromised in a massive hacking attack...