News@NYU Law

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...
12/15/2009
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and a professor of sociology, accepted an honorary doctorate from...
12/14/2009
The U.S. Supreme Court has granted a writ of certiorari in Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder, an appeal by a legal U.S....
12/14/2009
Judge Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit applied the classical-...
12/11/2009
In a recent dissenting opinion in a death penalty case written by U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and...
12/11/2009
In observance of Human Rights Day, which marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human...
12/10/2009
The 15th annual Herbert and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium, organized by Kevin Davis, Beller...
12/9/2009
New York State senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson and John Sampson held a joint hearing on December 9 at the NYU School of...
12/9/2009
On December 7, a panel of policy makers, advocates, and award-winning authors gathered in NYU School of Law’s...
12/7/2009
On December 4, Katherine Greenberg ’10 was honored by Legal Services NYC at their 2009 Pro Bono Recognition...
12/7/2009
On Monday, December 7, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for a significant case in which Richard Pildes...
12/4/2009
The front room of a newly renovated 1830s townhouse was filled to overflowing on December 3 as the new Straus Institute...
12/4/2009
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, won the last round of a 23-year legal battle on December...
12/4/2009
Zimmerman discusses Tiger Woods's right to privacy in New York Times Room for DebateIn the December 3 edition of the...
12/4/2009
John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law Philip Alston, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or...
12/3/2009
The Center on Law and Security’s November 20 day-long conference, “Counterinsurgency: America’s...
12/2/2009
Professor Emma Coleman Jordan of Georgetown University Law Center painted a sweeping picture of racially tinged...
12/1/2009
The successful NYU Law Forum, initiated this year by Vice Dean Barry Friedman, began the semester with headline-...
11/25/2009
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) delivered the Brennan Center for Justice’s Second Annual Living Constitution...
11/25/2009
It has been a red-letter year for white collar crime. Just three months since his confirmation as U.S. attorney for the...
11/25/2009
Elizabeth Kukura ‘09 was awarded second place in the National Advocates for Pregnant Women’s first student...
11/23/2009
In a November 18 op-ed in The Hill, Professor Oren Bar-Gill argues in support of the proposed new Consumer Financial...
11/20/2009
Anthony Barkow, executive director for the NYU School of Law’s Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, testified...
11/19/2009
President Obama disappointed many Chinese political dissidents during his first trip to China this November by skirting...
11/19/2009
On November 17, Professor Florencia Marotta-Wurgler '01 testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science...
11/18/2009
On November 10 the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ), the Center on Law and Security, and NYU Press...
11/18/2009
On November 16, President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Julie Brill '85, a former Root-Tilden Scholar, ...
11/17/2009
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, delivered the 2009-10 Thomas M. Jorde Symposium keynote...
11/17/2009
A 2004 article by Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties, was the subject of an engaging...
11/17/2009
Times Wang '11 writes a plea in a Washington Post op-ed for President Obama to help his fatherDrawing parallels between...
11/16/2009
Ignacia Moreno '90, nominated by President Obama last May to be Assistant Attorney General for Environment and Natural...
11/13/2009
Simon Chesterman, global professor of law, director of the NYU School of Law Singapore Program, and former executive...
11/13/2009
The U.S. Olympic Committee has selected Paul Tagliabue ’65 to lead a panel examining the governance...
11/11/2009
Stewart and Wyman selected to appear in the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review The Environmental Law and...
11/10/2009
Jeremy Babener ’10 will take part in this year’s National Association of Settlement Purchasers Annual Conference in Las...
11/9/2009
On November 9, Professor Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), argued Sullivan v....
11/6/2009
The United States Government announced this week that it will withhold $2 million in military aid to the...

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