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

Having won a conviction against Gambino family boss John Gotti in 1992, Judge John Gleeson brought a wealth of raw-...
NYU School of Law will hold JD and LLM/JSD Convocation ceremonies on May 21 at the Beacon Theatre. Preet Bharara, US...
A criminal record can affect an individual’s employment prospects, future interactions with the criminal justice...
Last Monday, Roy Austin Jr., deputy assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Urban...