News@NYU Law

12/11/2009
In a recent dissenting opinion in a death penalty case written by U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and...
11/18/2009
On November 10 the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ), the Center on Law and Security, and NYU Press...
11/18/2009
On November 16, President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Julie Brill '85, a former Root-Tilden Scholar, ...
11/16/2009
Ignacia Moreno '90, nominated by President Obama last May to be Assistant Attorney General for Environment and Natural...
11/13/2009
The U.S. Olympic Committee has selected Paul Tagliabue ’65 to lead a panel examining the governance...
11/2/2009
Dorchen Leidholdt ’88 is the director of Sanctuary for Families’ Center for Battered Women’s Legal...
10/27/2009
When Judge M. Blane Michael ’68 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit delivered the 41st annual...
10/22/2009
Adjunct Professor Kenneth Feinberg '70, who was appointed special master for executive compensation under the Troubled...
10/22/2009
As the U.S. government’s historic Wall Street bailout has inevitably led to efforts to curb executive pay,...
8/27/2009
Jeremy Marwell ’06 has become a clerk for new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a former NYU School of Law...
8/20/2009
Raymond J. Lohier Jr. ’91 and Miriam E. Rocah ’97 have both been promoted at the U.S. Attorney’s...
8/11/2009
Three alumni noted in Black Enterprise magazineThree NYU School of Law alumni were included in Black Enterprise’s...
8/4/2009
Helaine Barnett '64, president of the Legal Services Corporation, the largest provider of civil legal aid for low-...
7/20/2009
Three Law School alumni included in  National Law Journal's "40 Under 40"Michael Desanctis '95, Christine...
6/24/2009
When Debo Adegbile ’94 appeared before the Supreme Court in April to argue against a constitutional challenge to...
6/11/2009
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh (LL.M. '84) and New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly (LL.M. '74) are among...
6/10/2009
In response to widespread public outrage over high pay at companies receiving taxpayer assistance, on June 10 the Obama...
6/2/2009
On June 1, New York Governor David Paterson announced an executive order renaming the State Justice Building in Albany...
5/28/2009
More than eight years after they battled over the outcome of the 2000 presidential election, David Boies (LL.M. '...
5/22/2009
Four NYU Law alumni named among the top 25 "Dealmakers of the Year" by the American LawyerFour NYU Law...
5/18/2009
Stephen Choi, Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law, Samuel Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of...
5/6/2009
Arthur J. Gonzalez (LL.M. '90), a U.S. bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of New York, is presiding over...
5/5/2009
Anthony Welters ’77, chairman of the Law School’s Board of Trustees, was profiled in Diverse Issues in Higher Education...
4/23/2009
The best lawyers in Medieval England were known as sergeants-at-law; upon their appointment, they received an elaborate...
4/20/2009
The economic downturn has led law firms around the country to defer start dates for their incoming first-year classes,...
4/13/2009
ElBaradei (LL.M. '71, J.S.D. '74, LL.D. '04) discusses with New York Times Iranian nuclear dilemmaIn an interview with...
4/8/2009
Carol Bellamy '68 receives the Légion d’honneur, France's highest decorationIn an April 7 ceremony in...
3/25/2009
On March 24, President Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Marisa Demeo ’93 to be an associate judge on...
3/24/2009
At its annual Spring Fling on April 17, the New York City Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild will honor 38 tenants...
3/20/2009
M. Patricia Smith '77 nominated as solicitor of the Department of Labor, the New York Times reportsOn March 19,...
3/6/2009
9/11 mediator Sheila Birnbaum '65 settles 92 of 95 cases for $500 million, the National Law Journal reportsThree years...
3/6/2009
NYSE Regulation Inc., which regulates conduct at the New York Stock Exchange, announced on March 4 that its board...
3/6/2009
The Wall Street Journal profiles Neil Barofsky '95, the special inspector general overseeing the $700 billion...
3/3/2009
President Barack Obama has named U.S. Federal Trade Commission member Jon Leibowitz '84 the chairman of...
2/19/2009
The February 19 Wall Street Journal reports that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority plans to name Richard...
2/18/2009
National Law Journal highlights pro bono efforts of Sternhell '02 on behalf of Guantanamo detaineesSince 2005, Michael...
2/18/2009
Students and alumnae gathered at the Law Women's 2009 Alumnae Reception on February 17 to celebrate the achievements of...
2/10/2009
Demetri Martin, who completed two years at NYU Law before a change of heart led him to pursue a comedy career, debuts...
2/10/2009
On Monday, February 2, Joanne Lin ‘97, legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union and Gregory...
2/9/2009
An article in the Houston Chronicle highlights the efforts of Bill Brewer (LL.M. ’78), co-founder of the law firm...
2/4/2009
No stranger to responding quickly in economic downturns, Daniel Doctoroff, president of Bloomberg L.P....
1/30/2009
David Kamin ’09 has been appointed special assistant to Peter Orszag, director of the Office of Management and Budget (...
1/14/2009
Jon Leibowitz '84, currently a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and formerly the Democratic...
1/14/2009
Governor David Paterson has nominated Justice Jonathan Lippman ’68 to be the next chief judge of the New York...
1/13/2009
Lev Dassin '90, acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, profiled in the New York TimesSince...
1/13/2009
The New York Times calls U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Ellis '75 "calm judicial eye in storm over bail"In a...
1/7/2009
Chesler '75, presiding partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, calls for the demise of the billable hour in Forbes op-...
1/5/2009
Matt Lopez '96 and Tim Herlihy '92 are the cowriters of the screenplay for Bedtime Stories, released by Walt...
12/19/2008
Judge James Peck ’71 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, already busy presiding...
12/16/2008
Jerome Cohen, Professor of Law and co-director of the Law School’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute, personally urged Taiwan...
12/12/2008
Neil Barofsky ’95, an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, was confirmed by the Senate...
12/8/2008
On December 5, Sarah Ludwig ’92 was awarded the Felix Fishman Award by New York Lawyers for the Public Interest in...
11/19/2008
As the crisis on Wall Street continues to affect the global economy and events unfold at a breakneck pace,...
11/13/2008
Chief Judge Judith Kaye '62 of the New York Court of Appeals delivered her final address on the state of the judiciary...
11/5/2008
New York City Police Department Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly (LL.M. '74) was the subject of a profile in the October...
11/4/2008
On October 18, Susan Herman '74 was elected president of the American Civil Liberties Union by the organization's Board...
10/31/2008
On October 30, Judge Thomas Buergenthal ’60 of the International Court of Justice was awarded the 2008 Gruber...
10/29/2008
On October 28, Anthony Welters ’77, the newly-appointed chair of the Law School’s Board of Trustees, and his wife...
10/23/2008
On October 21, the New York Times reported on the role that community organizers such as Andrew Friedman ’98 of...
10/10/2008
Welters '77, new chair of the Law School's Board of Trustees, talks to the New York Law JournalAnthony Welters '77, the...
10/7/2008
Larry Pedowitz ’72 completed his 14-month investigation into allegations of gambling among NBA referees and found...
9/8/2008
Julie Salamon '78, a bestselling author who has been on the staff of both the New York Times and the Wall Street...
12/14/2007
The Immigrant Rights Clinic scored an en banc victory before the Board of Immigration Appeals on December 13. The Board...
10/2/2007
Anne Milgram '96 became New Jersey's attorney general in June 2007, having served previously as first assistant...
9/24/2007
September 24, 2007Lisa Kung '97, executive director of the Southern Center for Human Rights, discussed race and racism...
9/20/2007
"Centralized Oversight of the Regulatory State" coauthored by Dean Richard Revesz and Nicholas Bagley '05 was selected...
9/16/2007
Reena Arora '08 won an Outstanding Student Award from Equal Justice Works for her public-interest work. In 2005, NYU's...
9/2/2007
Judge M. Blane Michael '68 has served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit since 1993. He...
7/2/2007
Robin Steinberg '82 is the executive director of The Bronx Defenders, an organization providing holistic legal...
6/2/2007
Kevin Ryan (LL.M. '00), the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and a member of Governor...
5/2/2007
Michael Waldman '87 is the executive director of the Law School's Brennan Center for Justice, a preeminent legal policy...
4/2/2007
Keith Harper '94, a litigation partner and head of the Native American affairs practice group at Kilpatrick Stockton in...
3/2/2007
  Lisa Kung '97, the director of the Southern Center for Human Rights, has worked on class action litigation...
2/2/2007
Barry Cozier '75, a member of the firm Epstein Becker & Green, spent two decades in the New York judiciary, most...
1/26/2007
The Chief Justice of New York, Judith Kaye, was the keynote speaker at the Law Alumni Association's annual Alumni...
1/2/2007
Andrew Scherer '78 is executive director and president of Legal Services for New York City, the nation’s largest...
12/29/2006
 Attorney General-elect Andrew Cuomo announced that Jenny Rivera '85 will become the state's first Special Deputy...
12/16/2006
The Skadden Fellowship Foundation has awarded five NYU law students and recent graduates with its prestigious...
12/2/2006
  Belinda Clark (LL.M. '87) is New Zealand's secretary for justice and chief executive of the Ministry of Justice...
11/23/2006
New York State's Attorney General-Elect Andrew Cuomo has tapped more than a dozen members of the NYU community to help...
11/2/2006
David Pressman '04 is a leading advocate for awareness of and action toward the Darfur crisis, and helped bring George...
10/2/2006
Jennifer Dalven '95, deputy director of the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project, argued Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood, a...
9/1/2006
 Judge Richard A. Brown (LL.B. '56) became the Queens County District Attorney in 1991. Brown has been the...

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