News@NYU Law

6/26/2014
On May 15 Eleanor Fox ’61, the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, delivered her 30th annual lecture to...
6/20/2014
With her expertise in both administrative and criminal law, Rachel Barkow has a unique perspective on the criminal...
6/18/2014
Leo Gertner ’16, a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar, has been selected for a Peggy Browning Fellowship. The fellowship, which...
6/16/2014
Deirdre von Dornum has been the assistant dean for public service since September 2013. Before leading NYU’s...
6/16/2014
Joanna Langille ’11 has been awarded a 2014 Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, the most prestigious scholarship of its...
6/11/2014
The US Senate today confirmed Cherokee Nation citizen Keith Harper ’94 as the country’s ambassador to the United...
6/11/2014
Andreas Lowenfeld, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law Emeritus, passed away on June 9, at the age of...
6/10/2014
On May 27, University Professor Samuel Scheffler delivered the H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford...
6/10/2014
Students from the Policy Advocacy Clinic at NYU Law in Buenos Aires are leaving their mark on Venezuela’s conversation...
6/4/2014
Michael Waldman’s new book The Second Amendment: A Biography considers how the right to own a gun was “written” into...
6/4/2014
The James Parks Morton Interfaith Award, named in tribute of The Interfaith Center of New York’s founder and active...
5/29/2014
Christopher Sprigman spoke at TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary, which took place on 6 April 2014 at the Kimball Theatre in...
5/27/2014
The Hugh M. Hefner Foundation bestowed its Lifetime Achievement on Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A....
5/23/2014
Reflecting on the significant anniversaries of major civil rights victories, Sherrilyn Ifill '87 gave a stirring speech...
5/23/2014
The Administrative Conference of the United States, together with the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice and...
5/22/2014
Lily Batchelder, professor of law and public policy on leave, has joined the White House as deputy assistant to the...
5/22/2014
When the City of Detroit filed for bankruptcy last July, it presented lawyers and policy makers with a rare...
5/22/2014
It started with a lunch conversation at a Japanese restaurant on West Third Street, and ended with a co-authored...
5/16/2014
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, has been made a Grand Officier...
5/14/2014
When University Professor Carol Gilligan published In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development...
5/13/2014
Although plenty of students are inspired by Professor Adam Cox’s course, Legislation and the Regulatory State, not...
5/8/2014
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, was appointed Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human...
5/7/2014
For the seventh time in the last eight years, the latest of the Corporate Practice Commentator’s annual "Top 10...
5/6/2014
NYU Law Alumni reminisced and reconnected at the 2014 reunion, which took place April 25 and 26 on campus both days,...
5/6/2014
Sujit Choudhry, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law, will be the next dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School...
5/2/2014
Harold Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, who formerly served as dean of that institution...
5/2/2014
Professor Margaret Satterthwaite ’99, faculty director of the Root-Tilden-Kern Program as well as the Center for Human...
5/2/2014
The New York Law Journal has named five NYU Law alumni to its 2014 Rising Stars list; all are lawyers under 40 who...
5/1/2014
Frederick (“Fritz”) A. O. Schwarz Jr. was awarded the 2014 Ridenhour Courage Prize at the National Press Club in...
5/1/2014
On April 3 and 4, 2014, Constitutional Transitions convened the first expert network meeting for our ongoing research...
4/30/2014
With a diversity and inclusion officer posted at most major companies, bias in the workplace would seem a thing of the...
4/30/2014
On April 28, President Barack Obama named Jenny Yang ’96 vice chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission....
4/29/2014
An article co-authored by Harry First, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law, and Loyola University Chicago School of Law...
4/29/2014
In this post, we’re trying something new. Below, we present an almost line-by-line annotation of yesterday’s New York...
4/28/2014
On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court handed down a 6-2 decision in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, upholding the...
4/28/2014
On Wednesday, April 23, the Milbank Tweed Forum welcomed Brad Smith, executive vice president and general counsel of...
4/28/2014
The New York University School of Law ACS Student Chapter broke new ground this year by launching its first annual...
4/25/2014
Professor Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, has been elected a member of the...
4/24/2014
Earlier today, the NYU Alumni Association honored Winston Ma MCJ ’98 with a Distinguished Alumnus Award at its annual...
4/23/2014
Jointly hosted by the Bingham Centre, the New York Review of Books (as part of its 50th Anniversary programme), and...
4/21/2014
Nicholas Melvoin ’14 did not originally plan to go into the law. Rather, he thought he would spend his career as a...
4/18/2014
Constitutional Transitions is proud to announce the release of two reports as part of a series of thematic, comparative...
4/18/2014
The Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) has announced its first class of Justice fellows, recent law graduates who will be...
4/18/2014
The Guardian US and the Washington Post shared the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for public service, in recognition of their...
4/16/2014
Amanda Levendowski, editor-in-chief of the 2013-14 Moot Court Board, opens the proceedings. The...
4/16/2014
Emiliano Marambio Catan LLM ’10, a scholar specializing in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate...
4/16/2014
The 2014 Law Revue had some excellent songs, dances, and professor cameos lined up.
4/15/2014
Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law on Leave and commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing...
4/15/2014
Preet Bharara, US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, delivered a keynote early in the conference...
4/14/2014
Although the Seventh Amendment guarantees the right to a trial by jury in civil suits, the jury trial has seen a steady...
4/11/2014
In testimony on April 8 before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and...
4/10/2014
The complex and delicate relationship between China and the rest of the world regarding human rights was the focus of...
4/9/2014
Salmah Rizvi ’16 and Sarahi Uribe ’16 have both been named 2014 recipients of Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships...
4/9/2014
Although he is well on his way to becoming a barrister, with a pupillage lined up in London next fall, ...
4/9/2014
Last year, the NYU community lost an intellectual giant in Professor Ronald Dworkin. The school and the Law Review...
4/8/2014
  The Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and Sotheby's auction house...
4/8/2014
When you hear the words “tax preparer,” you may imagine a calculator-clutching accountant, carefully scrutinizing...
4/4/2014
Julissa Reynoso, US Ambassador to Uruguay in Montevideo, delivered the keynote. Donald Cooley ’15...
4/4/2014
On 31 March, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report on the impacts of climate...
4/3/2014
Help. American democracy is trapped in a sealed box built by the Supreme Court. As the Court’s decision in McCutcheon v...
4/3/2014
The NYU Furman Center, a joint initiative of the NYU School of Law and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service,...
4/3/2014
How do we move toward a greener electric system while encouraging competitive markets and reliable utility access?...
4/1/2014
To place Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law Richard Epstein on the political spectrum, just consider the titles of...
4/1/2014
On Thursday, May 22, the Law School’s Convocation was held at Madison Square Garden, in a single ceremony honoring both...
3/31/2014
Despite Captain Ryan James's stellar night, the heavily favored NYU Violets couldn't overcome the three-point shooting...
3/28/2014
The March 21, 2003 American bombing of Baghdad marked the beginning of a war as well as the start of Iraq’s difficult...
3/26/2014
New York University Stern School of Business and New York University School of Law today announced that Lord King, the...
3/26/2014
NYU Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic won release for a longtime Brooklyn resident who had been detained by the...
3/24/2014
Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law and director of the Center for Financial Institutions, has...
3/21/2014
The question of whether Edward Snowden is a hero or a villain persists more than a year after he revealed the extent of...
3/21/2014
Concussion lawsuits, workplace conduct scandals, player unions, and doping controversies—all in a day’s work for the...
3/20/2014
With a new mayor in office, New York City agencies have seen a slew of new appointments and hires. And as Mayor Bill de...
3/20/2014
On Monday, March 17, New York University School of Law’s Information Law Institute partnered with the White House...
3/19/2014
From Wednesday, March 19 through Friday, March 21, the Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration (IJA) is...
3/19/2014
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ’96 credits the gains of the civil rights movement with opportunities that...
3/18/2014
Richard Revesz's sunlit office on Washington Square may seem an unlikely command center for one of the biggest legal...
3/17/2014
New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman ’68 has been a passionate advocate for civil legal services and equal access to...
3/14/2014
The top schools provide a mix of experiential learning, loan repayment and placement in the field.
3/12/2014
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises with lifesaving resources....
3/7/2014
On Thursday, February 27, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) held the first part of the Symposium...
3/7/2014
On the chilly afternoon of February 25, Chief Judge Diane Wood of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit was...
3/6/2014
On Thursday, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) presented Manuel “Manny” Vargas ’84 with its...
3/6/2014
Audrey Zibelman, chair of the New York State Public Service Commission since September 2013, set her vision for state...
3/6/2014
On Friday, February 21, the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights held its third annual symposium, “A...
3/5/2014
On February 19, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) named Sukanya Pillay LLM ’94 its general counsel and...
3/5/2014
Greenberg Lounge was transformed into a testament to public service as NYU Law’s Public Service Auction, organized by...
3/4/2014
On February 20, Richard Kauffman presented the second installment of the Energy Policy Discussion series hosted by the...
3/4/2014
On Friday, February 28, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named Steven Banks ’81 commissioner of the Human Resources...
3/3/2014
Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Julie Brill ’85 returned to the Law School on February 19 to participate in a...
3/3/2014
Tackling one of the most polarizing political issues of the day, Professor Eugene Volokh of UCLA School of Law, founder...
3/3/2014
Linda Gadsby ’92, vice president and deputy general counsel of Scholastic, was the recipient of this year’s Woman of...
3/1/2014
In an era of billion-dollar penalties and international corruption investigations, corporate compliance and enforcement...
3/1/2014
What’s the difference between a successful person and a superstar? Natural intellectual ability? No. Hard-won...
2/28/2014
Following his recent Just Security post, "The NSA's Culture of 'Legal Compliance' Still Breaks the Law," ...
2/28/2014
The title of the NYU Annual Survey of American Law’s annual symposium on February 21 might well have ended with a...
2/27/2014
In the latest issue of Foreign Affairs, reviewer Jay Harris praises Professor Moshe Halbertal’s recently published book...
2/26/2014
A unanimous Supreme Court victory is Professor Bryan Stevenson’s latest milestone in his 15-year effort to vindicate a...
2/25/2014
The NYU Sports and Society program, headed by University Professor Arthur R. Miller, issued a white...
2/21/2014
Global Clinical Professor of Law Alberto Alemanno, who teaches the EU Regulatory Policy Clinic that is part of the...
2/21/2014
Focused on the growing problem of municipal fiscal distress, the February 12 Milbank Tweed Forum, “Saving Cities:...

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