News@NYU Law

3/10/2009
In the Supreme Court’s March 9 decision in Bartlett v. Strickland, which held that a part of the Voting Rights...
3/10/2009
Professor José Alvarez, Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and the executive director of the...
3/9/2009
Professor Barton Beebe, a specialist in trademark and copyright law, will join the NYU Law faculty this fall. Professor...
3/6/2009
9/11 mediator Sheila Birnbaum '65 settles 92 of 95 cases for $500 million, the National Law Journal reportsThree years...
3/6/2009
NYSE Regulation Inc., which regulates conduct at the New York Stock Exchange, announced on March 4 that its board...
3/6/2009
The Wall Street Journal profiles Neil Barofsky '95, the special inspector general overseeing the $700 billion...
3/5/2009
Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit delivered the keynote on February 27 at...
3/3/2009
President Barack Obama has named U.S. Federal Trade Commission member Jon Leibowitz '84 the chairman of...
3/3/2009
The second class of students from the dual-degree program between NYU Law and the National University of Singapore...
3/2/2009
March 2, 2009Alison Nathan, the 2008-09 Alexander Fellow at NYU Law, has been appointed associate White House counsel...
3/2/2009
On March 2, Breaking the Logjam, a joint project between the NYU Law and New York Law School, issued a report...
2/27/2009
On February 27 and 28, the Law School is hosting the fifth annual NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance featuring the...
2/27/2009
As part of its ongoing Transitional Justice series, CHRGJ welcomed Ruben Carranza, a senior associate at the...
2/27/2009
As part of the Public Interest Law Center's Leaders in Public Interest Series, Fred von Lohmann, senior staff attorney...
2/26/2009
On February 23, President Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Seth Harris ’90 to be deputy secretary of...
2/26/2009
The NYU Journal of Law & Business hosted its fourth annual symposium, “Modernizing the Financial Regulatory...
2/26/2009
Livermore comments in Time.com on President Obama's choice for regulatory czarMichael Livermore, executive director of...
2/25/2009
Shaviro talks about Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax (AUDIO)February 25, 2009Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of...
2/25/2009
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law as well as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial,...
2/24/2009
The Law School’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice has called on President Barack Obama to take immediate...
2/23/2009
It is common when reading about China’s courts in the press to hear variations of the same theme: the Chinese...
2/23/2009
In a speech at Manhattan's Central Synagogue, Stephen Gillers, Emily Kempin Professor of Law, called for lawyers...
2/23/2009
Barkow tells BBC World News that Allen Stanford will likely face criminal charges over alleged investment fraudIn a...
2/20/2009
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2/19/2009
Marcel Kahan, George T. Lowy Professor of Law, and Edward Rock, Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law at...
2/19/2009
The February 19 Wall Street Journal reports that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority plans to name Richard...
2/19/2009
On February 19, the 15th annual Public Service Auction featured an eclectic array of items, including four VIP...
2/18/2009
National Law Journal highlights pro bono efforts of Sternhell '02 on behalf of Guantanamo detaineesSince 2005, Michael...
2/18/2009
  MALDEF president Trasviña discusses immigration in inaugural Bickel & Brewer Latinos and the Law Lecture (...
2/18/2009
Students and alumnae gathered at the Law Women's 2009 Alumnae Reception on February 17 to celebrate the achievements of...
2/16/2009
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law and U.N. Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary...
2/13/2009
As part of its ongoing Transitional Justice Lecture series, the CHRGJ welcomed Leigh Payne, professor at Oxford...
2/13/2009
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, attracted a full house to the...
2/13/2009
Gillers talks to Bloomberg.com about the possible implications of defense lawyers's past family stake in...
2/12/2009
On February 6, Dean Richard Revesz announced the inauguration of the Law and Social Entrepreneurship Association. The...
2/12/2009
Leak of A-Rod's failed drug test is likely a federal crime, writes Anthony Barkow in New York Daily News op-edIn a...
2/12/2009
At a February 3 event hosted by NYU's Center on Law and Security, Christopher Dickey, the Paris bureau chief and Middle...
2/11/2009
February 13, 2009 Shaun Donovan, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary, sketched out the Obama Administration's...
2/11/2009
February 11, 2009In order to reinforce its institutional commitment to supporting students and alumni in the judicial...
2/11/2009
At its annual dinner on February 10, 2009, the Hauser Global Law School Program (HGLSP) honored its founding director...
2/11/2009
In his inaugural lecture as Beller Family Professor of Business Law, "Law, Lawyers, and Global Development: Can Lawyers...
2/10/2009
Demetri Martin, who completed two years at NYU Law before a change of heart led him to pursue a comedy career, debuts...
2/10/2009
The Public Interest Legal Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the country, brought interested law...
2/10/2009
Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, will receive a doctorate honoris causa from the...
2/10/2009
On Monday, February 2, Joanne Lin ‘97, legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union and Gregory...
2/9/2009
An article in the Houston Chronicle highlights the efforts of Bill Brewer (LL.M. ’78), co-founder of the law firm...
2/6/2009
On February 3, the Law School's Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) hosted a panel discussion to mark...
2/6/2009
Barry Adler writes in a New York Times letter to the editor that proposed cap on executive pay is a mistakeFebruary 6,...
2/6/2009
Katherine Strandburg, a professor of law at DePaul University, will become a tenured faculty member at NYU Law in Fall...
2/6/2009
National Jurist has named Peggy Cooper Davis, the John S.R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics and the director of...
2/5/2009
February 5, 2009 Karen Greenberg, executive director of the Law School's Center on Law and Security, appeared on The...
2/4/2009
No stranger to responding quickly in economic downturns, Daniel Doctoroff, president of Bloomberg L.P....
2/4/2009
February 4, 2009 The Center on Law and Security (CLS) hosted a January 28 panel, moderated by ProPublica senior...
2/3/2009
Revesz and Livermore write in BusinessWeek about the opportunities and challenges facing regulation czar nominee Cass...
2/3/2009
On January 26, Robin Steinberg '82, the founder and executive director of the Bronx Defenders, spoke at the Law...
2/3/2009
Michael Waldman and James Johnson, the executive director and board chair of the Brennan Center for Justice...
2/2/2009
February 2, 2009Thomas Franck, Murry and Ida Becker Professor of Law Emeritus, has been nominated to the position of...
2/2/2009
On January 22, the Law School held the Bell Annual Gospel Choir Concert. The event was a blend of the spoken word...
1/30/2009
January 30, 2009Professor Ronald Noble, secretary general of INTERPOL, on leave from NYU Law, discussed the crucial...
1/30/2009
David Kamin ’09 has been appointed special assistant to Peter Orszag, director of the Office of Management and Budget (...
1/28/2009
January 28, 2009Sixteen professors are visiting the Law School this Spring, from as nearby as Brooklyn and as far away...
1/28/2009
Greenberg weighs in on the closing of GuantánamoJanuary 28, 2009Karen Greenberg, executive director of the Law...
1/28/2009
January 28, 2009 The Law School's Center on the Administration of Criminal Law filed an amicus curiae brief on...
1/16/2009
The NYU School of Law has partnered with Harvard Law School and the Advantage Testing Foundation to launch the Training...
1/14/2009
Jon Leibowitz '84, currently a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and formerly the Democratic...
1/14/2009
Matthew Lawrence '09 has won the Barry Gold Memorial Health Law Student Writing Competition for his...
1/14/2009
Governor David Paterson has nominated Justice Jonathan Lippman ’68 to be the next chief judge of the New York...
1/14/2009
As a scholar of financial institutions, Geoffrey Miller, the Stuyvesant Comfort Professor of Law and director of the...
1/13/2009
In a Q&A with Time, Anthony Barkow, executive director of the Law School’s Center on the Administration of Criminal...
1/13/2009
Lev Dassin '90, acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, profiled in the New York TimesSince...
1/13/2009
The New York Times calls U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Ellis '75 "calm judicial eye in storm over bail"In a...
1/7/2009
Chesler '75, presiding partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, calls for the demise of the billable hour in Forbes op-...
1/6/2009
In an article in the New York Times, Professor Amy Adler discussed a decade-old law now being challenged that makes it...
1/5/2009
Matt Lopez '96 and Tim Herlihy '92 are the cowriters of the screenplay for Bedtime Stories, released by Walt...
1/5/2009
Anthony Barkow commends proposal to release some nonviolent prisoners early in Washington Post op-edIn a...
12/23/2008
In the December 22 edition of the New York Times, Professor Samuel Issacharoff offered insights into the...
12/19/2008
Judge James Peck ’71 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, already busy presiding...
12/19/2008
The Law School's Institute for Policy Integrity (IPI) released a report on December 18 with recommendations for...
12/18/2008
Barry Adler writes in BusinessWeek op-ed that Chapter 11 is not the answer for troubled U.S. automakersIn an op-ed in...
12/16/2008
Jerome Cohen, Professor of Law and co-director of the Law School’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute, personally urged Taiwan...
12/12/2008
Neil Barofsky ’95, an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, was confirmed by the Senate...
12/11/2008
Dean Richard Revesz gave a keynote address on December 10 in Boston at the annual meeting of the Society for...
12/11/2008
Ellison Ward '09 has won a Sinsheimer Children's Rights Fellowship from the Partnership for Children's Rights, a...
12/10/2008
Jacobs talks to WNYC about the corruption case against Illinois governor involving Obama Senate seatIn an interview...
12/9/2008
Rachel Barkow and Libling '09 address overcrowded prison conditions in Boston Herald op-edIn an op-ed in the Boston...
12/8/2008
On December 5, Sarah Ludwig ’92 was awarded the Felix Fishman Award by New York Lawyers for the Public Interest in...
12/8/2008
Lauren Burke '09, Ryan Downer '08, Thomas Fritzsche '09 and Sarah Parady '07 have each won a coveted 2009...
12/5/2008
During the Center on Law and Security’s lively December 4 panel, “After Torture: Discussing Justice in the...
12/5/2008
Professor Richard Epstein, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago,...
12/4/2008
Revesz and Livermore urge cost-benefit analysis in op-ed for Forbes.comIn an op-ed in Forbes.com, Richard Revesz, the...
12/3/2008
Smita Narula, associate professor of clinical law and faculty director of the Law School’s Center for Human...
12/2/2008
On November 21, six labor experts gathered at the NYU School of Law to discuss how labor and employment law are likely...
12/2/2008
Anthony Barkow, executive director of the Law School’s Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, spoke to the...
11/26/2008
On November 24, Gilles Kepel, the head of the post-graduate program on the Arab and Muslim worlds at France’s...
11/26/2008
Luís Miguel Poiares Pessoa Maduro, the advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, presented...
11/26/2008
As an attorney-adviser for the law of armed conflict in the Department of State's Office of the Legal Adviser,...
11/26/2008
On November 21 Aminatou Haidar, a leading human rights defender in Western Sahara advocating a referendum to settle the...
11/24/2008
A new study by New York University's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy and the Institute for Education and...
11/20/2008
On November 20, the New York University School of Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity (IPI) released The Price...

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