News@NYU Law

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 November 6, Michael Lehman LLM ’91 and Lisa Levy LLM ’94 were both named as recipients of the 2013...
11/22/2013
On Tuesday, November 19, the Brennan Legacy Awards Dinner was held, honoring the work of Bryan Stevenson, Professor of...
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
The MacArthur Foundation recently named NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice as one of nine organizations to receive...
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...
11/7/2013
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
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,...
10/29/2013
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...
10/28/2013
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
In the midst of the government shutdown, a group of NYU Law experts gathered last week in Washington, D.C., to discuss...
10/14/2013
Paul Berger ’57 was honored with the Judge Edward Weinfeld Award at the annual Weinfeld Gala, held October 1 at the...
10/10/2013
The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy hosts the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference October 11-13,...
10/10/2013
Gordon Brown, former prime minister of the United Kingdom and NYU Distinguished Global Leader, joined a panel at NYU...
10/9/2013
The Center for Financial Institutions co-hosts "The Good Bank Debate."
10/9/2013
Philosopher Samuel Scheffler doesn't believe in a traditional afterlife — that is, he doesn't think that a spirit or...
10/7/2013
On Thursday, October 3, three public defenders came together at Vanderbilt Hall to grapple with the so-called cocktail...
10/6/2013
In January, the Law School will begin offering a new, entirely online degree for experienced accountants and other non-...
10/4/2013
A memorial celebration of the life of Ronald Dworkin, one of the most revered and influential legal philosophers...
10/4/2013
Each year, Super Lawyers highlights top lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area, chosen for peer recognition and...
10/4/2013
New York University Press has just published Making Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson.  Co-...
10/4/2013
Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York State, delivered the 17th annual Attorney General Robert Abrams...
10/3/2013
On September 26, leading human rights advocates appeared at NYU Law to discuss surveillance, privacy, and freedom of...
10/3/2013
Marriage. Gun control. The deficit. These are just some of the issues that split Democrats and Republicans. But is the...
10/2/2013
On September 25, the week before the U.S. Supreme Court convened for its 2013-14 term, panelists at a Milbank Tweed...
10/1/2013
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, was reelected by his fellow...
10/1/2013
The NYU Leadership Series in Law and Business for 2013-14 kicked off on September 23 with a discussion between Larry...
10/1/2013
New Jersey Judge Mary Jacobson '78 ruled on Friday that the state must allow same-sex couples to marry, saying that not...
9/30/2013
On September 20, the daylong conference “The Future of Fannie and Freddie,” co-sponsored by the Classical Liberal...
9/27/2013
On Thursday, September 26th, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Senator Tony de Brum, the Minister in Assistance to...
9/27/2013
In a visit to NYU Law on September 24, Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, president of the Republic of Tunisia, delivered an...
9/27/2013
How did you observe Constitution Day? Amy Adler, Emily Kempin Professor of Law, marked it by participating in a panel...
9/25/2013
Not long after he graduated from New York University School of Law, Martin Lipton ’55 returned to campus for a...
9/24/2013
In the New York Times Opinionator Blog, Stanley Fish reviews Ronald Dworkin's last book, Religion Without God.
9/23/2013
Richard Revesz, dean emeritus and Lawrence King Professor of Law, is featured in Lawdragon's "500 Lawyer Limelight...
9/23/2013
Started three years ago by Vilas and Vikas Dhar, two brothers,  the firm handles a variety of traditional work...
9/23/2013
On Monday, September 16, Richard Pildes gave a lecture at Drake Law on "The Fundamental Transformation in the Law and...
9/20/2013
Enemies Within gives an inside look at the NYPD and its controversial Muslim surveillance program. The authors—award-...
9/20/2013
Stephen Schulhofer moderates a discussion on NSA surveillance and the balance between national security and civil...
9/19/2013
Just Security, an online forum for the rigorous analysis of law, rights, and U.S. national security policy, launched on...
9/19/2013
 The Institute for Policy Integrity has filed an amicus brief with the Supreme court which argues that...
9/19/2013
On April 24, 2012, the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) wrote to the Supreme Court to “clarify and...
9/19/2013
Challenge to China draws attention to an under appreciated aspect of legal reforms in Taiwan and asks how Taiwan's...
9/19/2013
José Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, was elected to the Institut de Droit International...
9/17/2013
In honor of Constitution Day on September 17, the NYU Brademas Center, in conjuction with NYU's Office of...
9/13/2013
In the 2013 magazine, meet new dean Trevor Morrison, trustee Martin Lipton '55, Sherrilyn Ifill '87, and more.
9/13/2013
On September 10, Francisco Gil Díaz, president of Telefónica-Mexico Central America and former secretary of finance of...
9/13/2013
How does one thrive and succeed in an educational or professional environment?
9/11/2013
John Attanasio ’79, Judge William Hawley Atwell Chair of Constitutional Law at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman...
9/11/2013
Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, gave a TEDx talk at The Hague Academy...
9/11/2013
Kenneth Thompson ’92, a partner at Thompson Wigdor LLP and a former federal prosecutor, defeated six-term incumbent...
9/11/2013
Zama Coursen-Neff '98 is the executive director of Human Rights Watch’s children’s rights division. 
9/11/2013
Holbreich reviews American Zion: The Old Testament as a Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War ...
9/10/2013
The inaugural class of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program has kicked off with...
9/10/2013
Neil Barofsky '95, who became a senior fellow and adjunct professor at the Law School in April 2011 following a high-...
9/4/2013
Robert Howse and Ruti Teitel write in Project Syndicate about the legal basis for military intervention in Syria.

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