News@NYU Law

6/23/2016
Leading competition law scholars from around the world convened at the Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels on June 8 for a...
5/23/2016
Dean Trevor Morrison Vanita Gupta '01 Georgia Stasinopoulos '16 Francis...
5/18/2016
NYU's 184th Commencement Exercises and NYU Law's Convocation ceremonies this year both featured prominent speakers to...
5/18/2016
(L to R) John Berger, senior editor at Cambridge University Press; Jonathan Lippman '68; Samuel Estreicher;...
5/16/2016
In April, the New York Law Journal honored five NYU Law alumni on its 2016 Rising Stars list. A 24-judge panel chose 42...
5/11/2016
David D. Pustilnik ’58, LLM ’59 has had a long and distinguished career as a tax lawyer. After serving as a...
5/6/2016
The eighth annual conference of the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, held at NYU Law on April 8, examined...
4/25/2016
On March 24, Law Women honored Nancy Duff Campbell ’68, co-president of the National Women’s Law Center, as Alumna of...
4/13/2016
Rafiq Kalam Id-Din II ’00 Vice Dean Randy Hertz, Derrick Bell Scholarship for Public Service...
3/31/2016
M. Carr Ferguson LLM '60 Victor Zonana ’64, LLM ’66 John Samuels LLM ’75...
3/16/2016
The Black Lives Matter movement has brought attention to the peril that many blacks feel in the United States, and a...
3/7/2016
Christopher Meade ’96, general counsel and a senior managing director at BlackRock, was the honoree at this year’s Law...
3/1/2016
At NYU Law, the Moot Court Board is classified not as a student organization but as a student journal, a unique...
2/23/2016
On February 18, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting on proposed rule changes that would...
2/11/2016
On January 28, OUTLaw, NYU Law’s organization for LGBTQ students and their allies, honored Iván Espinoza-Madrigal ’05,...
2/10/2016
In his February 2 visit, Ambassador Keith Harper ’94, the US representative to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC),...
2/9/2016
Following the UN Climate Change conference in Paris, an expert at the Council on Foreign Relations said, “The world...
2/9/2016
When Queens high school senior Najib received a months-long suspension for fighting last April, he felt his college...
1/26/2016
For 25 years, the Family Defense Clinic—founded by Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law Martin Guggenheim ’71—...
1/25/2016
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today nominated Maria T. Vullo to serve as the Superintendent of the New York State Department...
1/19/2016
Marie Garibaldi LLM ’63, former associate justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, passed away January 15, 2016 at the...
1/11/2016
The NYU Furman Center announced today the appointment of Jessica Yager '03 as its new Executive Director. She succeeds...
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...
12/9/2015
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...
11/29/2015
Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. of the US Supreme Court was the featured guest at an event co-hosted by the...
11/20/2015
On November 13, Andrew Tobias, journalist and author of the now classic coming-out memoir The Best Little Boy in the...
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...
11/10/2015
Guiding Immigrant Rights Clinic students in dozens of cases since she became clinic co-director in 2011, Alina Das ’05...
11/6/2015
NYU President John Sexton, former dean of NYU School of Law, received the Judge Edward Weinfeld Award at the 2015...
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...
9/28/2015
On September 22, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights...
9/8/2015
NYU School of Law announced that it is receiving an unrestricted $20 million gift from Stephen M. Ross LLM ’66,...
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...
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...
7/1/2015
Social entrepreneurship—the application of business techniques to social problems—has become increasingly tied to legal...
5/20/2015
The Law School was well represented at New York University’s 183rd Commencement on May 20. The occasion marked the...
5/18/2015
On May 11, New York Law Journal named 12 NYU School of Law alumni among its 50 Rising Stars of 2015. Twenty-four judges...
5/18/2015
On Wednesday, May 20, the 183rd All University Commencement will be held at Yankee Stadium, where family, friends, and...
5/14/2015
Antonia House ’15  and Annie Mathews ’14 have been named 2015 fellows by the Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC)....
5/6/2015
Amidst gorgeous New York City spring weather, twelve classes from 1955 to 2010 gathered at NYU School of Law last...
5/5/2015
Many law school clinics work at the boots-on-the-ground level, assisting with individual cases, filing petitions and...
4/30/2015
Strive Masiyiwa, Robert Bernstein, Margaret Satterthwaite '99 Jerome Cohen, Ira Belkin '82, Zhou Dan...
4/30/2015
NYU President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton today announced the names of those to be honored...
4/27/2015
The only state without an indigent defender system, and also the one that hands down more death sentences per capita...
4/17/2015
Billy Freeland '15 Stephen Tensmeyer ’15 Andre Brewster ’15 Sean Stefanik ’...
4/14/2015
The Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association held its annual celebratory Spring Dinner on March 27...
4/8/2015
The Korematsu Lecture series was started in 2000 by a group of NYU law students who wished to create a lecture series...
4/1/2015
Professor Troy McKenzie ’00 has joined the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel as a deputy assistant...
3/13/2015
NYU School of Law professors, alumni, and students have filed amicus briefs with the Supreme Court supporting the case...
3/13/2015
Time and again, companies, governments, and other institutions have turned to Kenneth Feinberg ’70 to resolve seemingly...
3/11/2015
On February 27, for the third consecutive year, OUTLaw, NYU Law’s organization for LGBT students and their allies, held...
3/6/2015
The Chief Judge of the State of New York, Jonathan Lippman ’68, has fought to expand representation and make the...
3/3/2015
At this year’s Law Women Alumnae Reception, Law Trustee Virginia “Jean” Molino ’76, general counsel of McKinsey &...
2/27/2015
Judge Jack Weinstein may have taken senior status more than two decades ago on the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/26/2015
Amy Marshak ’11 and Matthew Shahabian ’11 have been selected to clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Sonia...
2/19/2015
At this year’s Black History Month Gala, the NYU School of Law Black Allied Law Students Association (BALSA) honored...
2/5/2015
When Norman Goodman ’50 took the position of New York County Clerk in 1969, he had “not the faintest idea” that running...
1/23/2015
Last May, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his intention to create a mandatory inclusionary zoning program that would...
1/8/2015
The President signed an Executive Order to create the Task Force on 21st Century Policing and announce its members. The...
1/5/2015
Jay Furman ’71, a member of NYU Law’s board of trustees, passed away on January 4 at the age of 72. An unflagging and...
1/5/2015
Law school clinics and their local communities in need have always had a mutually beneficial relationship. Clinic...
12/22/2014
Camilo Romero ’12 speaks matter-of-factly about his final day in the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, when his...
12/16/2014
We are pleased to announce the 2015 Fellows Awards honorees. The 59th Annual Fellows Awards Reception and Banquet...
12/15/2014
Alexander Levy ’14 has won first place in the 2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition for his paper, “Believing in Life...
11/24/2014
From contracts to court dockets, there are vast quantities of documents a lawyer must review that make the legal...
11/17/2014
The latest installment of the NYU Leadership Series in Law and Business on November 4 featured a conversation between...
11/14/2014
When Kenneth Thompson ’92 took office as Brooklyn’s district attorney in January 2014, he inherited what he describes...
10/30/2014
When Stephen Ross LLM '66 was an NYU Law student, he may not have imagined becoming founder of a global real estate...
10/23/2014
Gustave Hauser LLM '57, with his wife and fellow alumna, Rita Hauser Grainne de Burca, Florence...
10/23/2014
Mohamed ElBaradei LLM ’71, JSD ’74, LLD ’04, known worldwide as a Nobel Peace Prize winner, former director...
10/14/2014
This week, the New York Law Journal honored several alumni and members of the NYU Law community in its Lawyers Who Lead...
10/14/2014
Judith Kaye '62, chief judge of New York for 15 years and now of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom,...
10/13/2014
The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) is pleased to announce that Nikki Reisch has joined our team as...
10/3/2014
Just two years after winning office as Washington State's 18th Attorney General, Bob Ferguson ’95 gave the...
9/30/2014
This year, Jon Dubin '81 was honored with two national awards. At the April 30th Association of American Law Schools'...
9/30/2014
Professor of Law Emeritus John “Jack” Slain ’55 passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, September 27. A pioneer...
9/29/2014
Yumari Martinez ’01 has been appointed assistant commissioner of Juvenile Justice Planning and Policy in the Division...
9/26/2014
On August 11, Wendy Scott ’80 began her tenure as the new dean of Mississippi College School of Law. As MC Law’s first...
9/22/2014
Capping its 15th year, the Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) celebrated a round of major achievements and finds need...
9/4/2014
On September 2, President Barack Obama named Jenny Yang ’96 chair of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (...
8/25/2014
Solomon Oliver Jr. ’72, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, recently...
8/19/2014
To the uninitiated, Early Interview Week (EIW) sounds as hectic as Black Friday: NYU Law students racing from interview...
8/6/2014
Lawrence Byrne ’84, most recently a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper...
7/28/2014
Danielle DeBold ’14 has won the 2014 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition for her paper, “The...
7/22/2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Barry Cozier ’75 as vice chair of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the...
6/30/2014
Two NYU Law graduates are recipients of Echoing Green’s 2014 Global Fellowships. Established in 1989, the...
6/16/2014
Joanna Langille ’11 has been awarded a 2014 Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, the most prestigious scholarship of its...
6/11/2014
The US Senate today confirmed Cherokee Nation citizen Keith Harper ’94 as the country’s ambassador to the United...
5/6/2014
NYU Law Alumni reminisced and reconnected at the 2014 reunion, which took place April 25 and 26 on campus both days,...
5/2/2014
Professor Margaret Satterthwaite ’99, faculty director of the Root-Tilden-Kern Program as well as the Center for Human...
5/2/2014
The New York Law Journal has named five NYU Law alumni to its 2014 Rising Stars list; all are lawyers under 40 who...
4/30/2014
On April 28, President Barack Obama named Jenny Yang ’96 vice chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission....
4/24/2014
Earlier today, the NYU Alumni Association honored Winston Ma MCJ ’98 with a Distinguished Alumnus Award at its annual...
4/18/2014
The Guardian US and the Washington Post shared the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for public service, in recognition of their...

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