News@NYU Law

2/17/2016
Even as patenting has expanded in the US and awards for related lawsuits have exceeded $1 billion, one pocket of...
2/17/2016
On February 13, Justice Antonin Scalia of the US Supreme Court died at the age of 79. A member of the court since his...
2/12/2016
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with Annual Survey of American Law editor-in-chief Austin Wilkins '16...
2/11/2016
On January 28, OUTLaw, NYU Law’s organization for LGBTQ students and their allies, honored Iván Espinoza-Madrigal ’05,...
2/10/2016
On Tuesday, February 2, mere days before Super Bowl 50, the Forum on Law, Culture & Society invited experts to...
2/10/2016
In his February 2 visit, Ambassador Keith Harper ’94, the US representative to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC),...
2/9/2016
Following the UN Climate Change conference in Paris, an expert at the Council on Foreign Relations said, “The world...
2/9/2016
When Queens high school senior Najib received a months-long suspension for fighting last April, he felt his college...
2/5/2016
At the Frank J. Guarini Government Lecture on January 25, Judge John Gleeson of the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/4/2016
NYU Law hosts 2016 Public Interest Legal Career Fair
2/3/2016
Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, has been awarded the University’s 2015-2016 Dr...
2/3/2016
When the Harvard Law Review invites three separate online critiques of an article to be published at the same time as...
2/2/2016
Clayton P. Gillette, Max E. Greenberg Professor of Contract Law, has co-authored an amicus curiae brief in the US...
2/2/2016
A new joint effort will serve as an incubator for innovation in human rights research, the Center for Human Rights and...
1/29/2016
Preet Bharara, US Attorney, Southern District of New York Stephanie Yonekura, Partner, Hogan Lovells...
1/29/2016
More than 800 LLM students from 72 countries came to NYU Law on January 29, 2016 for the largest LLM recruiting...
1/28/2016
In her talk, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres addressed the human rights dimension of the Paris Agreement...
1/26/2016
For 25 years, the Family Defense Clinic—founded by Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law Martin Guggenheim ’71—...
1/25/2016
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today nominated Maria T. Vullo to serve as the Superintendent of the New York State Department...
1/21/2016
Sarah Brafman ’16, a former co-president of NYU Law Students for Reproductive Justice and Ford Foundation Public...
1/21/2016
CHRGJ Faculty Director, Professor Philip Alston met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday in his capacity...
1/20/2016
The 2016 Stonewall Book Awards were announced Monday, January 11 by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round...
1/19/2016
Marie Garibaldi LLM ’63, former associate justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, passed away January 15, 2016 at the...
1/19/2016
The recently released report on SEC Enforcement Activity Against Public Company Defendants from 2010 to 2015.
1/19/2016
The vital flow of remittances from diaspora countries into Somalia is under threat as a result of necessary, but...
1/15/2016
On January 11, NYU School of Law’s Leadership Mindset and the Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS) co-hosted the...
1/12/2016
In the decade she spent as a public defender, Professor of Clinical Law Kim Taylor-Thompson represented children and...
1/11/2016
The NYU Furman Center announced today the appointment of Jessica Yager '03 as its new Executive Director. She succeeds...
1/8/2016
On December 8, 2015, ICTJ and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law organized the 8th...
1/7/2016
Judith Kaye ’62, former chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals, passed away on January 6, 2016, at the age of 77...
12/18/2015
On December 16, 2015, President Barack Obama appointed Adjunct Professor Pedro Martinez-Fraga, a partner in the Miami...
12/18/2015
In 2015, NYU Law faculty members wrote and edited books on topics such as the Asian luxury goods market, nascent...
12/17/2015
Bernard-Henri Lévy joined FOLCS at 92Y for an important evening of discussion devoted to the current events in Europe...
12/16/2015
On November 12-13, 2015, some of the nation’s leading and most innovative police officials came to NYU School of Law to...
12/9/2015
At the 2015 Law Alumni Association Annual Fall Conference, Roberta Kaplan, partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton &...
12/9/2015
Lester Pollack ’57, chairman emeritus of the NYU School of Law Foundation Board of Trustees, passed away on December 9...
12/8/2015
For years, Republicans have accused President Barack Obama of waging a “war on coal.” As evidence of his “unprecedented...
12/7/2015
Should the law that allows employers to pay a “subminimum wage” to tipped workers be changed?
12/7/2015
This panel focused on secrecy and the adjudication of national security cases around the world.
12/7/2015
Haiti stands at a crossroads: The prospect of gold mining glitters on the horizon, while the reality of political...
12/2/2015
NYU Law and Concurrences Review co-sponsored "Antitrust in Emerging and Developing Economies: Africa, Brazil,...
12/1/2015
On November 20, NYU Law’s Center on Civil Justice hosted a daylong conference on third-party litigation funding,...
11/30/2015
At the 21st annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium, “Constitution and Custom:...
11/29/2015
Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. of the US Supreme Court was the featured guest at an event co-hosted by the...
11/25/2015
In a speech at NYU Law earlier this fall, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates announced a major new policy on...
11/23/2015
David Richards, Edwin D. Webb Professor of Law, has long studied the interaction between patriarchy, structural...
11/20/2015
On November 13, Andrew Tobias, journalist and author of the now classic coming-out memoir The Best Little Boy in the...
11/20/2015
Several NYU Law faculty have weighed in on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. The case concerns the...
11/19/2015
Three NYU School of Law faculty members have teamed up with political scientists from around the country to participate...
11/18/2015
In August 1956, the New Yorker published a “Talk of the Town” item about a social gathering attended by a couple of...
11/11/2015
Derrick Bell celebrates his 80th birthday. 2014 Bell Lecture: Stephen Bright, president...
11/11/2015
When Adjunct Professor David Pashman ’97 graduated from the Law School, Google was non-existent and Yahoo! was just...
11/11/2015
Andrea Ritchie is a civil rights attorney who has led groundbreaking research, litigation, and advocacy efforts to...
11/11/2015
Experts explored reproductive health care laws and their impact on women at a Fall 2015 symposium.
11/11/2015
Just Security, New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative, and leading experts discuss cyber-risk and the viability of...
11/11/2015
At the November 3 panel “Uber Alles? Implications of the ‘Share Economy,’ ” academics and practitioners addressed a...
11/10/2015
Guiding Immigrant Rights Clinic students in dozens of cases since she became clinic co-director in 2011, Alina Das ’05...
11/10/2015
At the November 4 Milbank Tweed Forum, Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of the New America think tank and author...
11/10/2015
Professor of Clinical Law on Leave Jason Schultz has joined the White House Office of Science and Technology...
11/4/2015
At the October 22 Madison Lecture, Judge Rosemary Barkett of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal at the Hague argued...
11/3/2015
Eleanor “Ellie” Fallon joined NYU School of Law in September as the director of Alumni Relations, returning to the Law...
11/2/2015
When Barack Obama signed the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, he eliminated a decades-old injustice: a 100-to-one disparity...
11/2/2015
FOLCS welcomed one of the great actors of his generation, Jesse Eisenberg, who received an Academy-Award nomination for...
10/27/2015
In partnership with the 92Y, FOLCS featured a screening of this 1990 widely discussed and much anticipated film...
10/27/2015
The NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business, in partnership with Cornerstone Research, has announced the launch of...
10/26/2015
It took the Supreme Court 100 years to officially bury Pennoyer v. Neff, its landmark ruling on jurisdiction that...
10/23/2015
At the 11th annual Friedrich A. von Hayek Lecture, Douglas Ginsburg, senior judge of the US Court of Appeals for the...
10/23/2015
The refugee crisis in Europe has been in the headlines for much of this year. In a 24-hour period last spring, the...
10/22/2015
The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on October 22 examining the...
10/19/2015
Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Centre for Tax Policy...
10/13/2015
This 1973 classic, gritty Sidney Lumet film starring Al Pacino is based on the true story of police officer Frank...
10/9/2015
At the October 7 Milbank Tweed Forum, Preet Bharara, US attorney for the Southern District of New York, sat down for a...
10/7/2015
This documentary by award-winning film director Kirby Dick examines the national crisis of sexual assault on...
10/7/2015
The plot twist is familiar to viewers of procedural television: at the last minute, investigators find a trace of DNA...
10/6/2015
Senator Heidi Heitkamp
At the 2015 Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture on September 21, US Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North...
10/6/2015
Beniah Alton Dandridge, who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, joined his lawyers today at a news...
10/5/2015
NYU Law’s Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS) celebrated its 10th anniversary on September 24 with an event...
10/5/2015
As the Supreme Court gets ready to begin its new term, it already has a number of major cases on its docket.
9/30/2015
For small island states that face the daunting challenges of high energy costs and climate change, abandoning fossil...
9/29/2015
This 2014 German film tells the story of a prosecutor in 1960′s West Germany who is determined to bring to justice the...
9/28/2015
On September 22, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights...
9/25/2015
At the United Nations, a bit over two miles from the Law School’s campus, world leaders and diplomats from nearly 200...
9/22/2015
CHR&GJ Faculty Director and John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, Philip Alston, has published a new report on the...
9/21/2015
On September 17—Constitution Day—the National Constitution Center (NCC) launched the Interactive Constitution, an...
9/16/2015
On September 11, US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island capped off the inaugural conference of the Civil Jury...
9/10/2015
In a major speech at NYU Law on September 10, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates outlined the reasoning...
9/8/2015
Constitutional law grapples with some of our most difficult—and consequential—legal, political, and social questions....
9/8/2015
NYU School of Law announced that it is receiving an unrestricted $20 million gift from Stephen M. Ross LLM ’66,...
9/4/2015
In a recent article in the Stanford Law Review, Professors Emiliano Marambio Catan LLM ’10 and Marcel Kahan shine a...
9/4/2015
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) traditionally has been viewed as an institution in the vanguard of the development...
8/31/2015
The international community is currently negotiating a deal with Iran on its nuclear program. Under a potential deal,...
8/26/2015
When classes end each May, NYU School of Law faculty disperse from campus to give lectures, attend workshops, pursue...
8/20/2015
NYU Law's Center for Labor and Employment Law hosted the 68th Annual Conference on Labor in recognition of the 80th...
8/17/2015
The Immigrant Rights Clinic, now in its 16th year, has earned a reputation as a training ground for top lawyers who...
8/17/2015
On July 6-7, 2015, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) at New York University School of Law convened...
8/14/2015
The Connecticut Supreme Court’s August 13 ruling that banned the executions of the 11 men on the state’s death row...
8/12/2015
From August 10-12, the Office of Career Services will hold its annual Early Interview Week, hosting 8,487 scheduled...
8/5/2015
NYU School of Law announced that Vice Dean Jeannie Forrest will serve as the next head of development and alumni...
7/31/2015
NYU School of Law announced Jason Belk as the new dean of students, to begin on September 8. He comes to the...

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