News@NYU Law

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...
4/15/2014
Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law on Leave and commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing...
4/4/2014
Julissa Reynoso, US Ambassador to Uruguay in Montevideo, delivered the keynote. Donald Cooley ’15...
4/1/2014
On Thursday, May 22, the Law School’s Convocation was held at Madison Square Garden, in a single ceremony honoring both...
3/20/2014
With a new mayor in office, New York City agencies have seen a slew of new appointments and hires. And as Mayor Bill de...
3/19/2014
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ’96 credits the gains of the civil rights movement with opportunities that...
3/17/2014
New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman ’68 has been a passionate advocate for civil legal services and equal access to...
3/12/2014
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises with lifesaving resources....
3/6/2014
On Thursday, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) presented Manuel “Manny” Vargas ’84 with its...
3/5/2014
On February 19, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) named Sukanya Pillay LLM ’94 its general counsel and...
3/4/2014
On Friday, February 28, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named Steven Banks ’81 commissioner of the Human Resources...
3/3/2014
Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Julie Brill ’85 returned to the Law School on February 19 to participate in a...
2/28/2014
The title of the NYU Annual Survey of American Law’s annual symposium on February 21 might well have ended with a...
2/25/2014
The NYU Sports and Society program, headed by University Professor Arthur R. Miller, issued a white...
2/19/2014
Glenn Greenwald ’94 is one of four journalists who will be honored with this year’s George Polk Award for national...
2/11/2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Saturday the appointment of Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law and...
2/11/2014
Monday marked the debut of the Intercept, the online magazine edited by Glenn Greenwald ’94 alongside journalists Laura...
2/7/2014
On January 31, the NYU Journal of Law & Business held its 2014 symposium, “Developments in Domestic and...
2/7/2014
On Friday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Carl Weisbrod ’68 as the new chair of the City Planning...
2/6/2014
At NYU Law’s Annual Alumni Luncheon on January 31 at the Pierre, an audience of roughly 400 gathered to thank the...
2/4/2014
Christine Sun '98 detailed her personal and professional journeys as both LGBTQ individual and advocate when OUTLaw,...
1/31/2014
A major conference in Shanghai on January 17-18 showcased the international law expertise of several NYU Law faculty,...
1/31/2014
Anne Milgram '96, senior fellow at the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law and vice president of criminal...
1/31/2014
Eleanor Fox ’61, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, received the Antitrust Law Section Public Service...
1/31/2014
The Public Interest Legal Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the nation, will attract approximately 3,000...
1/28/2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Stacey Cumberbatch ’86 the new commissioner of the Department of Citywide...
1/22/2014
A paper by Nicholas Williams ’13 won first prize in the annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition,...
1/17/2014
On Wednesday, the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York (CUNY) unanimously named James Milliken ’83 the...
1/14/2014
Jessica Rubin-Wills ’12 is one of 28 graduating law students and judicial clerks recently named as 2014 Skadden Fellows...
1/10/2014
On Wednesday, January 8, Debo Adegbile ’94—President Barack Obama’s pick for assistant attorney general for the Civil...
1/9/2014
Javier Vargas LLM ’93 was appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti to be a judge of the New York City...
1/6/2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Gladys Carrión '76 to lead the New York City Administration for Children’s Services.
1/6/2014
Brennan Center Trustee Zachary Carter '75 will serve as New York City's chief lawyer under Mayor Bill de Blasio.
12/20/2013
Earlier in December, Adina Rosenbaum ’03 went before the Supreme Court to argue Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg. Rosenbaum...
12/18/2013
Addressing questions of human rights solutions and reconciliation, the seventh annual Emilio Mignone Lecture on...
12/12/2013
California Governor Edmund Brown has appointed Khymberli Apaloo ’96 a judge in the San Bernardino County Superior Court...
12/10/2013
As Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio forms his new administration, he is being advised by a transition team composed of 60...

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