The Center on Civil Justice at New York University School of Law is dedicated to the study of the civil justice system in the United States and how it can continue to fulfill its purposes. The Center will draw on the unmatched strengths of the NYU Law faculty in the fields of procedure and complex litigation, as well as on a Board of Advisers consisting of leading practitioners and Judges, to identify the problems that most deserve further investigation and engagement, and to fill a void in scholarly and policy analysis.

Call For Papers:

The Center on Civil Justice is seeking student papers on the subject of class actions.  The contest is open to all NYU Law students.  The Center will select one student to give a presentation at The Class Action Effect conference at the University of Montreal on May 19th, and the Center will pay the student's costs.  Details, including rules for submission, can be found here:  Papers must be received by April 1, 2017.  Papers, or questions about the competition, can be sent to David Siffert at


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