As a towering influence in the legal profession, David Boies (LL.M. '67) was the perfect choice to usher NYU graduates into their careers, delivering both the J.D. Convocation address and the NYU-wide Commencement address this year. Adding to a long list of remarkable achievements throughout his career, Boies also received an honorary doctorate in law during the NYU-wide Commencement. More
The Law School will plant its flag on three continents, setting up NYU Law-designed and managed programs for its students to study in Buenos Aires, Paris, and Shanghai during their final semester of law school. This is one of several initiatives the school is taking to enhance its curriculum, with a particular emphasis on the third year. The purpose of the new measures, recommended by a strategy committee of Law School trustees and alumni, is to ensure that NYU Law graduates are optimally equipped to compete in the 21st century legal marketplace. More
In his annual letter to NYU Law's alumni and friends, Dean Richard Revesz addresses concerns about the value proposition of a legal education, sums up the past academic year, and looks ahead. "I am excited about all we can continue to accomplish," he writes, "and look forward to working together to meet the needs of our students, the profession, and society." Read the letter
Alternative Careers Forum showcases alumni making creative use of their law degrees
"The Art of the Brick" at Discovery Times Square showcases Lego art by Nathan Sawaya '98
Maureen Barden '78 named a Soros Justice Fellow
Barbara Gillers '73 (LL.M. '87) is appointed to the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Alina Das '05 is honored for outstanding achievement in immigration law
"Former Chairman of the F.T.C. Is Set to Join Davis Polk"
New York Times
Jonathan Leibowitz '84
"Rail Safety and the Value of a Life"
Wall Street Journal
Michael Livermore '06, Institute for Policy Integrity
"Obama abraza a Bush"
La Razon (Spanish)
Zachary Goldman '09, Center on Law and Security
"Nabil Elaraby: The view from the Arab League"
Nabil Elaraby (LLM '69, JSD '71)
"A Vision That’s Not Quite a Snap"
New York Times
Nathan Sawaya '98
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