News@NYU Law

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
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...
1/31/2014
A major conference in Shanghai on January 17-18 showcased the international law expertise of several NYU Law faculty,...
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...
12/2/2013
New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman ’68, a vigorous proponent of providing access to justice for all New...
11/22/2013
On November 6, Michael Lehman LLM ’91 and Lisa Levy LLM ’94 were both named as recipients of the 2013...
11/20/2013
Despite their differences, the voting law experts who gathered on November 13 for the NYU Law Alumni Association’s...
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
On November 14, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Debo Adegbile ’94 to assistant attorney general...
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...
11/1/2013
In NYU-Poly’s third Sloan Cyber Security Lecture, Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill explores the expanding...
10/29/2013
On October 3, members of the NYU School of Law Board of Trustees, Dean Trevor Morrison, Dean Emeritus Richard Revesz,...
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...
10/14/2013
In the midst of the government shutdown, a group of NYU Law experts gathered last week in Washington, D.C., to discuss...
10/7/2013
On Thursday, October 3, three public defenders came together at Vanderbilt Hall to grapple with the so-called cocktail...
10/4/2013
Each year, Super Lawyers highlights top lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area, chosen for peer recognition and...
10/4/2013
Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York State, delivered the 17th annual Attorney General Robert Abrams...
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...
9/25/2013
Not long after he graduated from New York University School of Law, Martin Lipton ’55 returned to campus for a...
9/23/2013
Started three years ago by Vilas and Vikas Dhar, two brothers,  the firm handles a variety of traditional work...
9/19/2013
Challenge to China draws attention to an under appreciated aspect of legal reforms in Taiwan and asks how Taiwan's...
9/11/2013
John Attanasio ’79, Judge William Hawley Atwell Chair of Constitutional Law at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman...
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. 
9/10/2013
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-...
9/3/2013
A New York Times article announces the selection of Vijaya Gadde '00 as the new general counsel of Twitter. 
8/30/2013
The New York Law Journal has selected four NYU Law alumnae as recipients of its Lifetime Achievement Award—more than...
8/29/2013
Along with Attorney General Eric Holder, Reverend Al Sharpton, U.S. Representative John Lewis, and other civil rights...
8/27/2013
A student note written by Tristan Pelham-Webb ’09 and published in the NYU Annual Survey of American Law in 2009 was...
8/21/2013
Jeffrey Trachtman ’84, a litigation partner at Kramer Levin, has been honored as a recipient of the of the 2013 ABA Pro...
8/15/2013
"For lasting national impact we need to look at the states, where most criminal defendants are sentenced," writes...
8/14/2013
Earlier this week, President Ma Ying-jeou (LL.M. ’76) of Taiwan visited NYU Law during a two-day stop in New York City...
8/14/2013
On August 13, James Silkenat (LL.M. '78) officially took office as president of the American Bar Association.

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