News@NYU Law

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.
8/5/2013
HBO announced that next year it will air a documentary about Hollingsworth v. Perry, the case that...
8/2/2013
On August 1, President Obama nominated Sheryl H. Lipman ’87 to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of...
8/1/2013
A new documentary called Our Nixon from film producer and NYU Law alumnus Brian Frye '05 Posted on August 1, 2013
8/1/2013
On August 1, the Senate unanimously confirmed Raymond Chen '94 to the U.S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit....
7/31/2013
On July 30, the U.S. Senate confirmed Kent Hirozawa ’82 to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a term that...
7/31/2013
Six members of the NYU Law community—Jonathan Lippman ’68, Martin Lipton ’55, David Boies (LL.M. ’67), Professor Jerome...
7/30/2013
Alan Appel (LL.M. '80), a distinguished expert in domestic and international tax law, has joined New York Law School as...
7/30/2013
In the WSJ, Robert Profusek '75 calls for a Repatriation “Working Weekend.”
7/30/2013
Carmel Peters (LL.M. ’92) has been appointed by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to serve on the U.N. Committee of...
7/26/2013
Earlier this summer, Seth Diamond '88 became New York State's director of storm recovery. He was appointed by...
7/25/2013
Jessica Rich ’87 has been appointed as the new director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection...
7/25/2013
The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) will induct NYU Law Senior Fellow Arthur J. Gonzalez (LL.M. ’90) into its...
7/24/2013
The National Journal profiles Jessica Rosenworcel '97 after her first year serving as a commissioner on the...
7/24/2013
In the Wall Street Journal, Randal Milch writes that Samsung v. Apple needs an intervention from President Obama.
7/23/2013
On July 2, Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed five members of the NYU Law community to a newly created Commission to...
7/23/2013
Jesse Wegman '05 argues against long-term solitary confinement and quotes Bryan Stevenson.
7/23/2013
The U.S. Senate holds a confirmation hearing for Kent Hirozawa '82, one of President Obama's two nominees for the...
7/17/2013
Chigozie Onyema '11 named on IMPACT and National Bar Association's list of "40 Lawyers Under 40."
7/17/2013
Elizabeth Hassan (LL.M. ’12) and Shingira Masanzu (LL.M. ’13) have been selected for the World Bank’s Legal Associates...
7/8/2013
The PrawfsBlawg website’s 2013 report on self-reported entry-level hiring statistics for law professors included good...
7/8/2013
Amnesty International USA has announced that the next executive director of the organization will be Steven Hawkins ’88...
6/28/2013
On June 27, the U.S. Senate confirmed Anthony Foxx ’96 as secretary of transportation in an unusual 100-0 vote....
6/18/2013
At the Alternative Careers Forum on June 3, an enthusiastic crowd of more than 100 NYU Law students and alumni gathered...
6/13/2013
Terence Arnold (LL.M. ’73) has been named as a judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand.
6/11/2013
Maureen Barden ’78 has been named a 2013 Soros Justice Fellow by the Open Society Foundations. A former federal...
6/3/2013
The NYU School of Law’s 2013 Convocation on May 24 was a true community affair, as graduates and their family and...
5/28/2013
Barbara Gillers '73 (LL.M. '87), who teaches courses on legal ethics and professional responsibility at NYU Law as...
5/23/2013
David Boies (LL.M. ’67), chairman and founder of Boies, Schiller & Flexner and a renowned litigator who has argued...
5/23/2013
Many of NYU School of Law’s imminent and recent graduates secure public interest fellowships each year with the help of...
5/17/2013
On May 9, the Congressional-Executive Committee on China held a roundtable discussion on "The End of Reeducation...
5/14/2013
On May 6, NYU Law hosted a Clinton Foundation forum on prescription drug abuse. Former President Bill Clinton, who...
5/14/2013
Judith Resnik ’75 will receive the Arabella Babb Mansfield Award from the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)...
5/14/2013
Eight NYU Law alumni have been selected as 2013 Rising Stars by the New York Law Journal. The eight are part of a group...
5/3/2013
David Boies (LL.M. ’67), founder and chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner and one of the highest-profile...
5/2/2013
Michael Livermore ’06, executive director of NYU Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity, is joining the...
5/1/2013
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently reversed a district court order and sided with the...
4/30/2013
On April 25, the U.S. Senate confirmed Christopher Meade ’96 as general counsel of the United States Department of the...
4/30/2013
Martin Guggenheim ’71, Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law, joined an amicus brief, along with other attorneys...
4/29/2013
On April 29, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Mayor Anthony Foxx '96 of Charlotte, North Carolina as...
4/29/2013
Human rights advocate Vrinda Grover (LL.M. '06) was named on TIME's 2013 list of the 100 most influential people in the...
4/24/2013
On April 23, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 7-2 opinion written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, that a non-citizen...
4/24/2013
In an interview with Marketplace on April 19, incoming Dean Trevor Morrison discussed the value of a legal education....
4/10/2013
The unveiling of the portrait of Dean Richard Revesz, who will end his 11-year deanship on May 31, attracted a full...
4/9/2013
In Foreign Affairs, Center on Law and Security Executive Director Zachary Goldman '09 writes that the United...
4/8/2013
A hard-won reversal in a case of alleged child abuse has vindicated the efforts of NYU Law’s Family Defense Clinic,...
3/26/2013
The National Law Journal names six NYU Law alumni and scholars to its 100 Most Influential Lawyers listThe National Law...
3/25/2013
A panel of legal luminaries gathered on March 12 at NYU Law for an unusual celebration: the golden anniversary of the...
3/19/2013
Jayne Huckerby (LL.M. ’04), former research director of NYU Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global...
3/15/2013
Judge Judith Kaye '62, former Chief Judge of the State of New York, and Stephen Gillers '68, Elihu Root Professor of...
2/20/2013
Pauline Newman ’58, a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, was named by NYU Law Women...
2/19/2013
Blaine Templeman ’94, managing partner of Sheppard Mullin’s New York office and a partner in the firm...
2/12/2013
On February 11, the New York State Senate voted to confirm Jenny Rivera ’85 to the New York State Court of Appeals....
2/5/2013
Meredith Fuchs ’93, general counsel of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) gave the annual Frank J....
2/1/2013
Representative Hakeem Jeffries ’97 delivered the keynote speech to a crowd of more than 300 attending NYU Law...
2/1/2013
Gustavo Schmidt (LL.M. ’08) has been appointed secretary chief of staff for the office of Mayor Eduardo Paes of...
1/25/2013
Seth Harris ’90 is now the acting secretary of labor, following the resignation of Secretary Hilda Solis on...
1/25/2013
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has made a major gift to NYU School of Law, providing substantial support...
1/22/2013
A provocative proposal by Samuel Estreicher, Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law, to make the third year of law school...
1/22/2013
Governor Andrew Cuomo has nominated Jenny Rivera ’85 to the New York State Court of Appeals. If confirmed by the...
1/18/2013
Susan Herman ’74, Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and president of the American Civil...

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