News@NYU Law

3/22/2010
On March 15, legal scholars and practitioners, along with engineers, geologists, and policy makers, came together at...
3/22/2010
A report released by the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy on March 22 analyzes a series of 76 rezonings...
3/22/2010
On March 11, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and the International Institute for Law and Justice...
3/19/2010
Cohen highlights Chinese lawyer's disappearance in International Herald Tribune op-edIn a March 18 op-ed...
3/19/2010
About six years ago, the American Law Institute, the highly influential publisher of Restatements of the Law, decided...
3/19/2010
Dean Richard Revesz and the deans of four other law schools have made a collective call for an end...
3/19/2010
Michael Posner discusses new  Country Reports On Human Rights Practices (VIDEO)On March 12, Assistant...
3/19/2010
On March 11, Senior Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Roderick L. Ireland shared his...
3/17/2010
For Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, seconds count. Born to...
3/17/2010
The Law School's newly formed Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law, established to advance the study...
3/16/2010
Tackling the question “Does the United States Incarcerate Too Many People?,” the March 10 installment of the NYU Law...
3/15/2010
Health care reform will have enormous implications for tax policy. And the reverse is also true: Tax policy is a key...
3/15/2010
NYU President John Sexton, Benjamin F. Butler Professor of Law and dean emeritus, appeared on Bill Moyers Journal on...
3/12/2010
On March 11, President Obama nominated Raymond Lohier Jr. '91 for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit....
3/12/2010
On March 2, a rich mix of more than 200 people—lawyers, church and community leaders and members, civil rights...
3/12/2010
Judith Kaye ’62, former chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals, was appointed by New York Attorney General...
3/12/2010
The Law School’s Office of Communications today launched Life at NYU Law, the school’s first official...
3/12/2010
On March 6, C-SPAN aired a panel discussion moderated by Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law José...
3/11/2010
Camilo Romero ’12 has become the second NYU Law student in two years to win a Paul and Daisy Soros...
3/10/2010
Friedman co-authors New York Times op-ed on problem with Senate filibustersIn a March 9 New York Times op-ed, Vice Dean...
3/9/2010
After more than a decade with the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project, Jennifer Dalven ’95 will become its director...
3/9/2010
On March 3, Paul Verkuil (LL.M. '69, J.S.D. '72) was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as chairman of the...
3/9/2010
Natalia Sorgente ’96 has been named chief of staff and counsel in the Department of Justice’s Environment...
3/9/2010
On February 23, four experts confronted the shifting structure, networks, strategies, and goals of al Qaeda during a...
3/8/2010
Julie Brill ’85, the senior deputy attorney general and chief of consumer protection and antitrust for the North...
3/8/2010
On March 1, Christopher J. Meade '96 joined the Obama Administration as the principal deputy general counsel at the...
3/8/2010
On February 24th, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, along with the African Law Association (ALA),...
3/5/2010
At the March 3 NYU Law Forum, moderator and Vice Dean Barry Friedman posed a provocative question: “Do we have...
3/5/2010
On February 24, 11 prominent law professors—including two from NYU Law—wrote President Barack Obama to...
3/5/2010
NYU@NUS, the joint LL.M. program of the NYU School of Law and the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, held...
3/5/2010
British Labour politician Peter Mandelson, who is the U.K.’s secretary of state for business, innovation, and...
3/5/2010
Professor Rachel Barkow has been appointed by New York County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. to the Conviction...
3/4/2010
The newest addition to the array of funding opportunities available at NYU Law gives one student every year the...
3/3/2010
Annual Survey symposium examines antitrust developments (VIDEO)The New York University Annual Survey of American Law...
3/2/2010
The NYU School of Law’s $400 million capital campaign, “Where We Stand,” begun in 2002 and launched...
3/2/2010
During a ceremony at the White House on February 25, President Barack Obama presented Visiting Professor Annette Gordon...
3/1/2010
Former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei (LL.M. '71, J.S.D. '74, LL.D...
3/1/2010
The NYU Law Forum for February 24 prompted three lawyers to consider “Lessons for Activists: What Law School Didn’t...
2/23/2010
The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced on February 22 that Lady Barbara Judge '69 will...
2/23/2010
On February 22, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo appointed Maria Vullo '87 executive deputy attorney...
2/23/2010
On February 16 Giuliano Amato, who was twice the prime minister of Italy, spoke about “The Lisbon Treaty and the...
2/23/2010
Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, kicked off the inaugural event of the Furman Center for Real Estate and...
2/23/2010
John Roberts has presided over the Supreme Court for nearly five years. That makes this “an appropriate time to...
2/22/2010
NYU Law Forum analyzes effects of Citizens United case on campaign finance reform (VIDEO)The NYU Law Forum for February...
2/22/2010
On February 17, experts gathered at NYU School of Law to discuss the recent increase in the targeting and...
2/19/2010
The sudden arrest and disappearance of Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng in February 2009 has prompted the...
2/18/2010
John Brennan, assistant to the President for homeland security and counterterrorism, visited the Law School on February...
2/18/2010
NYU Review of Law & Social Change holds symposium on sexual and reproductive rightsOn February 12, the...
2/18/2010
On February 18, NYU School of Law held the 16th annual Public Service Auction at Vanderbilt Hall. The auction...
2/17/2010
Members of the NYU Law Moot Court Board achieved the runner-up position this past weekend in the Northeast Super...
2/16/2010
On February 12, NYU School of Law’s Center on Law and Security announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Barton...
2/16/2010
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, a lot of folks are taking a hard look at Wall Street. On February 5, a group...
2/12/2010
On February 9, NYU School of Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice published a report highlighting...
2/11/2010
The last eighteen months have not been kind to the U.S. economy. The collapse of American subprime asset-backed...
2/11/2010
Robert Pozen, chairman of MFS Investment Management and a noted authority on corporate governance, delivered the...
2/11/2010
Professor Oren Bar-Gill’s article “The Law, Economics and Psychology of Subprime Mortgage Contracts,” published in the...
2/9/2010
An article by Franco Ferrari, Inge Rennert Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law and a professor at the Faculty of...
2/9/2010
Carley Palmer ’11 and Mark Weiner ’11 placed first in the UC Davis School of Law’s third annual Asylum &...
2/9/2010
The 33rd Public Interest Legal Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the country, set an attendance record on...
2/8/2010
On January 29, NYU Law, the American Association of Law Schools, and the American Bar Association sponsored the...
2/8/2010
M. Patricia Smith '77, outgoing commissioner of the New York State Department of Labor, was honored as the Law Women...
2/5/2010
The February 3 NYU Law Forum brought together a group of experts, mostly from organizations seeking ...
2/5/2010
NYU Journal of Law and Business hosts symposium on legal aftershocks of the global financial crisisOn Friday, January...
2/5/2010
On February 4, President Barack Obama nominated David Fein '85 to become the new United States attorney for Connecticut...
2/4/2010
On January 29th, David O'Keefe '95 was awarded an inaugural Robert M. Morgenthau Award for Region One from the District...
2/3/2010
Jerrold Nadler, the Democrat who has represented New York’s Eighth Congressional District in the U.S. House of...
2/2/2010
 Prominent members of the NYU School of Law community gathered on January 25 to observe the completion of the...
2/1/2010
On January 27 the NYU Law Forum addressed the difficult question of how to deal with the aftermath of the economic...
1/27/2010
A House subcommittee looking into the federal bailout of AIG heard testimony from a number of high ranking officials on...
1/27/2010
Veteran anti-apartheid activist and former Justice of the South African Constitutional Court Albie Sachs discussed his...
1/25/2010
Center on Law and Security's newest Terrorist Trial  Report Card analyzes eight years of terrorism prosecutionsThe...
1/22/2010
In a January 22 op-ed in the Washington Post, Michael Waldman '87, executive director of the Brennan Center for...
1/22/2010
As part of New York University’s 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week, Professor of Clinical Law Anthony...
1/21/2010
Avni Bhatia '10 has been selected a 2010 Skadden Fellow. The prestigious two-year fellowship, established in 1988 by...
1/20/2010
A coalition of NYU School of Law student organizations has united to collect funds on behalf of the many people...
1/20/2010
Samantha Rayburn-Moore (LL.M. '10) was honored with a Bill Duffy Memorial Scholarship from the New York state chapter...
1/20/2010
The Immigrant Rights Clinic won a victory this week for immigrants who hold Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a...
1/19/2010
University Professor Anthony Amsterdam received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Coalition to Abolish the...
1/19/2010
Addressing a full house in Vanderbilt Hall’s Greenberg Lounge on January 14, Mark Geistfeld spoke on “The...
1/15/2010
Friedman op-ed published by the Los Angeles TimesIn an opinion piece published in the Los Angeles Times on January 15,...
1/15/2010
The Immigrant Rights Clinic recently won its case to prevent the deportation of a longtime lawful permanent resident to...
1/14/2010
Kenneth Feinberg '70 has been selected by the American Federation of Teachers to lead an effort to revamp public school...
1/14/2010
On January 4, Miriam Sapiro '86 took office as a deputy United States trade representative responsible for trade...
1/13/2010
United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Philip Alston is calling for...
1/13/2010
Ira Rubinstein, a senior fellow at the Information Law Institute (ILI), has been selected by the Center for...
1/13/2010
Choice has named Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation Daniel Shaviro’s book Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax a 2009...
1/11/2010
Daniel Alonso ’90, a partner at Kaye Scholer since 2005, began a new job last week: chief assistant district...
1/8/2010
Professor Oren Bar-Gill spearheaded a January 6 conference, “Regulating Consumer Financial Products,” held...
1/6/2010
Halbertal's article selected as one of 2009's best by New York Times columnist David BrooksOn December 28, Gruss...
1/5/2010
After four years as a commercial litigation associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in New York, Benjamin Stone...
1/5/2010
Lourdes Rosado ’95, a former Root-Tilden-Snow Scholar, and colleague Marsha Levick, attorneys at Philadelphia’s...
1/5/2010
NYU School of Law Trustee and alumna Rita E. Hauser has been appointed to the President’s Intelligence Advisory...
12/23/2009
Seventeen professors will come to the the Law School for the spring term, including visitors from Seoul, South...
12/23/2009
Jeremy Marwell ’06 called it “an honor and great privilege" to serve as a law clerk for former NYU...
12/23/2009
The Least Worst Place: Guantánamo’s First 100 Days by Karen Greenberg, executive director of the Center on...
12/22/2009
On December 7, Ira Rubinstein, a Senior Fellow at the Information Law Institute, appeared at a day-long roundtable...
12/21/2009
On December 8 the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a Horizontal Merger...
12/16/2009
A joint press release on December 11 from the offices of Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington State and Senator Susan...
12/15/2009
New York State Governor David Paterson’s Task Force on Transforming Juvenile Justice, chaired by Jeremy Travis ’82,...
12/15/2009
David Warner (LL.M. ’09) was awarded first prize in the Theodore Tannenwald Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax...

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