The new Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies, founded in 2018, extends and raises to a new level the international law programs and initiatives at NYU Law that have long made the Law School a leader in global legal innovation. It facilitates student experience in NYU Law Abroad, including its platforms in Shanghai, Buenos Aires, and Paris and international moot courts. The Institute also sponsors the International Conference Series; works jointly with numerous NYU Law centers including the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Justice and its Emile Noël Lecture Series; and integrates the scholarship of the Law School’s Global and International faculty. Its major substantive programs include interdisciplinary study of transnational legal and regulatory issues and of the technology-driven transformation of legal services and global legal practice, ensuring that graduates are equipped with the skills that will be at a premium in a legal profession that continues to evolve. Read about the Institute's founder and faculty director.