News@NYU Law

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
Watch the full video of the lecture (1 h, 36 min) In the 20th annual Derrick Bell Lecture on Race in Society on...
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
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...
11/6/2015
NYU President John Sexton, former dean of NYU School of Law, received the Judge Edward Weinfeld Award at the 2015...
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...
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...
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 12-14, the Office of Career Services will hold its annual Early Interview Week, hosting 9,103 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...
7/27/2015
NYU School of Law has established the Civil Jury Project (CJP)  to conduct research on civil juries, a long-...
7/22/2015
NYU School of Law has named Lisa Hoyes ’99 the new assistant dean for public service. Hoyes will join the Law School on...
7/21/2015
Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed Paul Francis ’80 deputy secretary for health and human services for New York State...
7/16/2015
The International Society of Public Law's 2015 Conference on “Public Law in an Uncertain World” was held in New York,...
7/15/2015
The Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL) has launched the Clemency Resource Center (CRC), a...
7/15/2015
On July 12, Samuel Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law, was honored with the ...
7/7/2015
Ryan Goodman, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law, has been appointed special counsel to the general counsel of...
7/7/2015
Merging both ends of the criminal justice system by pairing indigent defense with offender reentry, the Criminal...
7/1/2015
Social entrepreneurship—the application of business techniques to social problems—has become increasingly tied to legal...
7/1/2015
In the final ruling of an historic Supreme Court term, the Obama administration was handed a loss on Monday, but the...
6/30/2015
In 2000, voters in Arizona adopted a state constitutional amendment that created an independent commission to draw...
6/30/2015
“Did you take my keys?” Professor Adam Samaha recently asked some visiting family members. His inquiry was an...
6/30/2015
How is the interpretation of the UN Charter affected by the practice of its major organs or the work of the UN...
6/29/2015
On June 27, Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson received the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction...
6/23/2015
NYU Law faculty are extensively involved in the American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent organization in...
6/15/2015
On a Monday evening in March, a group of students sat around the dining room table of Professor Daniel Shaviro’s West...
6/15/2015
The past 25 years have witnessed the attempted flowering of democracy in Russia, South Africa, Columbia, Egypt, and...
6/15/2015
Pablo de Greiff, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence...
6/11/2015
Two years ago, Fox News sued a company called TVEyes, which creates a text-searchable database of broadcast content...

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