Sherrilyn Ifill '87, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, gave a stirring speech at this year's NYU Law convocation, urging graduates to infuse civil rights work into their careers. Read more
Winston Ma MCJ '98, the managing director of China Investment Corporation, one of China’s sovereign wealth funds and the fourth largest in the world, was a recipient of the NYU Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors alumni for "embodying the spirit of distinction that brings pride to the university." Read more
New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman '68, who has been a passionate advocate for civil legal services and equal access to justice, sits down to discuss the subject of his 2014 Justive William J. Brennan Jr. Lecture on State Courts and Social Justice, "The Judiciary as the Leader of the Access to Justice Revolution."
Alumni News in Brief
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Barry Cozier ’75 as vice chair of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary. The committee is responsible for recruiting, screening, and nominating...
Two NYU Law graduates are recipients of Echoing Green’s 2014 Global Fellowships. Established in 1989, the fellowship supports emerging social entrepreneurs around the world who are working to...
Joanna Langille ’11 has been awarded a 2014 Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, the most prestigious scholarship of its kind in Canada. She is one of 14 top doctoral students in the social sciences and...
The US Senate today confirmed Cherokee Nation citizen Keith Harper ’94 as the country’s ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council.