News@NYU Law

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
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