News@NYU Law

1/24/2014
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the NYU Furman Center has launched a blog to host a "slow debate" on economic...
1/24/2014
In a talk on the past and future of voting rights, part of an event moderated by Judge David Tatel of the US Court of...
1/22/2014
A paper by Nicholas Williams ’13 won first prize in the annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition,...
1/21/2014
The US Copyright Office cited comments by students of the Art Law Society and articles by Christopher Sprigman in...
1/19/2014
Dean Trevor Morrison met with Zhou Qiang, president of China’s Supreme People’s Court, on Tuesday, January 14, in...
1/17/2014
On Wednesday, the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York (CUNY) unanimously named James Milliken ’83 the...
1/16/2014
The School of Law, founded in 1835, is the oldest professional school of New York University and one of the oldest law...
1/15/2014
The Center on Civil Justice at New York University School of Law has appointed Peter Zimroth as its director,...
1/14/2014
Jessica Rubin-Wills ’12 is one of 28 graduating law students and judicial clerks recently named as 2014 Skadden Fellows...
1/12/2014
NYU Law named Linda Maria Wayner the new executive director of the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human...
1/10/2014
On Wednesday, January 8, Debo Adegbile ’94—President Barack Obama’s pick for assistant attorney general for the Civil...
1/10/2014
Throughout the United States, indigent defendants facing criminal charges have no voice in choosing the attorney who...
1/9/2014
The Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts, edited by Jennifer Arlen ’86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, was...
1/9/2014
Javier Vargas LLM ’93 was appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti to be a judge of the New York City...
1/8/2014
The National Jurist has named Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and dean emeritus, among...
1/8/2014
Professor of Clinical Law Holly Maguigan received the Great Teacher Award from the Society of American Law Teachers (...
1/7/2014
Julie Mao ’11, an attorney at the New Orleans Workers Center for Racial Justice (NOWC), has been named one of the ...
1/6/2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Gladys Carrión '76 to lead the New York City Administration for Children’s Services.
1/6/2014
Brennan Center Trustee Zachary Carter '75 will serve as New York City's chief lawyer under Mayor Bill de Blasio.
12/20/2013
Earlier in December, Adina Rosenbaum ’03 went before the Supreme Court to argue Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg. Rosenbaum...
12/20/2013
Last fall, Harvard University Press published Religion Without God by Ronald Dworkin, Frank Henry Sommer Professor of...
12/20/2013
With NSA surveillance dominating the headlines, NYU Law faculty weighed in on the issue: ·    ...
12/20/2013
Written over seven years, The Classical Liberal Constitution is—says Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of...
12/19/2013
The 16th Annual Takings Conference on November 22 explored the regulatory takings issue as it relates to...
12/18/2013
Addressing questions of human rights solutions and reconciliation, the seventh annual Emilio Mignone Lecture on...
12/17/2013
Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, has teamed up with Bert Foer, president of the...
12/16/2013
On December 12, a host of Washington insiders took part in “Exploring ‘Polarization’: A Conversation,” ...
12/16/2013
On Wednesday, December 11, Barry Adler, Bernard Petrie Professor of Law and Business, presented at the Systemic...
12/14/2013
Three new historical markers in Montgomery, Alabama, represent the first step in a push by Professor Bryan Stevenson,...
12/13/2013
On Wednesday, October 30, Vickie Patton ’90, general counsel of theEnvironmental Defense Fund and Jared...
12/13/2013
On December 12, Professor Christopher Sprigman published an article on Slate arguing that Goldieblox, the San Francisco...
12/13/2013
A forthcoming paper in the Harvard Law Review by NYU Law School professors Rick Pildes and Ryan Bubb claims...
12/12/2013
California Governor Edmund Brown has appointed Khymberli Apaloo ’96 a judge in the San Bernardino County Superior Court...
12/10/2013
On November 8, Sujit Choudhry, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law and faculty director of the Center for Constitutional...
12/10/2013
As Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio forms his new administration, he is being advised by a transition team composed of 60...
12/9/2013
Kevin Davis, Beller Family Professor of Business Law, an expert in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and law and...
12/9/2013
At its 40th annual awards program on December 5, the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) honored the Furman...
12/6/2013
Ronald Dworkin, who died this year, was one of the great legal philosophers of the modern era.
12/5/2013
On Monday, December 2, Professor Samuel Rascoff, the faculty director of the Center on Law and Security, welcomed a...
12/4/2013
“International Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Twenty-First Century,” a conference held on November 1-2 by NYU Law’s...
12/3/2013
On November 26, Gideon’s Promise—the nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring adequate legal representation for all...
12/2/2013
Jerome Cohen and Margaret Lewis '03’s new book, Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished its Version of Re-Education...
12/2/2013
In the latest news report based on documents revealed by Edward Snowden, we’ve learned that the NSA creates profiles of...
12/2/2013
New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman ’68, a vigorous proponent of providing access to justice for all New...
11/27/2013
Scholars of medieval Jewish tradition gathered with law professors and practitioners on a cold November 21 evening to...
11/26/2013
On November 19, NYU Law’s Center on Law and Security gathered an elite group of national security practitioners,...
11/26/2013
Kwame Anthony Appiah, a renowned philosopher whose scholarship spans a range of academic disciplines, will join the NYU...
11/25/2013
Sarah Burns, professor of clinical law, and the Reproductive Justice Clinic filed an amicus brief defending women’s...
11/22/2013
On Tuesday, November 19, the Brennan Legacy Awards Dinner was held, honoring the work of Bryan Stevenson, Professor of...
11/22/2013
On November 6, Michael Lehman LLM ’91 and Lisa Levy LLM ’94 were both named as recipients of the 2013...
11/21/2013
While policies based on eugenics are widely thought to have been eradicated after the horrors of Nazi experiments...
11/20/2013
On Tuesday, November 12, over two hundred people gathered in NYU Law's Greenberg Lounge for the U.S.-Asia Law Institute...
11/20/2013
Despite their differences, the voting law experts who gathered on November 13 for the NYU Law Alumni Association’s...
11/19/2013
On Wednesday, November 6, William Carter Jr., Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law,...
11/18/2013
On November 6, 2013, Asia Society announced the Class of 2013-2014 Asia 21 Young Leaders. The Asia 21 Fellows this year...
11/15/2013
With Congress weighing major reform of the U.S. immigration system, the 10th annual Immigration Law and Policy...
11/15/2013
On Tuesday, October 29, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and Open Society Foundations (OSF) co-...
11/15/2013
On November 14, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Debo Adegbile ’94 to assistant attorney general...
11/15/2013
Gabrielle Apollon '15 appeared in front of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on October 31 to give...
11/14/2013
The Federalist Society's 2013 National Lawyers Convention is being held on Thursday, November 14 through Saturday,...
11/13/2013
At the 20th Annual Rose Sheinberg Lecture, Winona LaDuke—herself a graduate of Harvard University—didn’t soft-pedal any...
11/13/2013
NYU Law and its Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law (CTLACL) served as the academic...
11/13/2013
On Saturday, October 26, 2013, the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program marked its 55th anniversary. For over...
11/12/2013
The Order of the Coif has given its 2014 Book Award to Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in...
11/12/2013
The 2008 financial crisis continues to cast a long shadow. At the sixth annual Comfort Global Economic Policy Forum on...
11/12/2013
University Professor Arthur Miller and Sherrilyn Ifill ’87, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense...
11/11/2013
Delivering the inaugural lecture of the Segal Family Professorship of Regulatory Law and Policy on November 4, Rachel...
11/11/2013
The American Law Institute (ALI) has elected four NYU Law faculty as new members: Erin Murphy; Richard Pildes, Sudler...
11/8/2013
Backed by a gift of $7 million, the Law School is announcing the formation of the Furman Public Policy Scholarship...
11/8/2013
Stephen Choi and David Yermack have been named the new directors of NYU’s Pollack Center for Law & Business, a...
11/8/2013
The MacArthur Foundation recently named NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice as one of nine organizations to receive...
11/7/2013
The Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration (IJA), the Law School’s principal outreach to federal and...
11/7/2013
Perhaps few news stories in recent months have been as unsettling as the revelations that the National Security...
11/7/2013
When Andy Warhol exhibited his collection of 32 canvases of the now-iconic silkscreened Campbell’s Soup cans, he...
11/6/2013
The 19th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on October 24 focused on “The...
11/5/2013
NYU Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity (IPI) held its fifth annual Cost-Benefit Analysis and Issue Advocacy Workshop...
11/4/2013
An address by Missy Cummings, director of the Humans and Automation Lab at MIT, was a highlight of the Engelberg...
11/1/2013
In NYU-Poly’s third Sloan Cyber Security Lecture, Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill explores the expanding...
10/31/2013
Rachel Barkow, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy and the faculty director of the Center on the...
10/30/2013
In April 1938, Justice Louis Brandeis delivered the decision in Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins, and wrought great change with...
10/30/2013
The Carr Center for Reproductive Justice has begun operation at the Law School. Focused on reproductive justice issues...
10/29/2013
Blu Greenberg, Founder and First President of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA) presented the 12th Annual...
10/29/2013
On Tuesday, October 22, Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and...
10/29/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen received a Lifetime Achievement Award on October 11 at the annual meeting of the American...
10/29/2013
On October 24 and 25, 2013, the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) hosted its annual conference, this...
10/29/2013
On October 3, members of the NYU School of Law Board of Trustees, Dean Trevor Morrison, Dean Emeritus Richard Revesz,...
10/28/2013
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law, delivered a Tercentenary Lecture at the University of Glasgow...
10/25/2013
Earlier this week, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law Ryan Goodman penned an op-ed on the Guardian's online site...
10/23/2013
The far-reaching effects of the European Financial Crisis have spurred contentious debate about the European Union's...
10/23/2013
Friedrich A. von Hayek may be known primarily as a classical liberal economist and political philosopher, but he was...
10/23/2013
A note by Justin Weitz ’11, published in the Fall 2011 NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, was cited twice by...
10/22/2013
On September 30, 2013, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) and the Center for Human Rights and...
10/21/2013
In the 45th James Madison Lecture on October 15, Judge William Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth...
10/18/2013
Ronald Dworkin contributed over one hundred articles, reviews, and comments to the New York Review of Books starting in...
10/17/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen talks about his new book, Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished Its Version of Re-Education...
10/16/2013
As a founding member from North America, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law Catherine Sharkey attended and presented...
10/15/2013
The October 9 Milbank Tweed Forum, “Insider Trading: Hedge Funds in the Crosshairs,” featured a panel of experts...
10/14/2013
Paul Berger ’57 was honored with the Judge Edward Weinfeld Award at the annual Weinfeld Gala, held October 1 at the...
10/14/2013
In the midst of the government shutdown, a group of NYU Law experts gathered last week in Washington, D.C., to discuss...
10/10/2013
The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy hosts the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference October 11-13,...

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