News@NYU Law

8/31/2015
The international community is currently negotiating a deal with Iran on its nuclear program. Under a potential deal,...
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
On July 6-7, 2015, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) at New York University School of Law convened...
7/27/2015
NYU School of Law has established the Civil Jury Project (CJP)  to conduct research on civil juries, a long-...
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...
7/15/2015
The Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL) has launched the Clemency Resource Center (CRC), a...
7/1/2015
In the final ruling of an historic Supreme Court term, the Obama administration was handed a loss on Monday, but the...
6/9/2015
In the 2014-15 academic year, NYU Law hosted events with two Supreme Court Justices, the attorney general of the United...
6/2/2015
Hosted by the Information Law Institute and the Center on Law and Security, the "Symposium on Government Access to Data...
6/1/2015
Professor of Clinical Law Margaret Satterthwaite '99 is part of a trio of New York University faculty members that has...
5/5/2015
On Tuesday, May 5th, the NYU Furman Center released the State of New York City's Housing and Neighborhoods in 2014...
4/30/2015
Strive Masiyiwa, Robert Bernstein, Margaret Satterthwaite '99 Jerome Cohen, Ira Belkin '82, Zhou Dan...
4/27/2015
The NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement’s Conference on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing on...
4/21/2015
Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s new competition commissioner, came to NYU School of Law on April 20 to...
4/17/2015
Chief Judge Patti Saris of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, delivered the closing keynote for...
4/1/2015
Professor Troy McKenzie ’00 has joined the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel as a deputy assistant...
3/30/2015
Philip Alston issued a statement Tuesday in his capacity as UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights...
3/23/2015
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Center for Law and Security (CLS) at New York University...
3/17/2015
Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, testified on March 17 before the House Energy &...
3/4/2015
The rise of a virulent new form of terrorist threat, embodied in the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) has...
3/3/2015
The news, the economy, and education are among the many areas of modern life that are increasingly governed by...
2/27/2015
C. Boyden Gray, founding partner of Boyden Gray & Associates, delivered a keynote for the “American Gas Exports:...
2/26/2015
The Honorable Chase T. Rogers, Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, delivers the annual Brennan Lecture,...
2/20/2015
The 2015 NYU/Penn Conference on Law & Finance will be hosted by New York University on February 20 and 21 in New...
2/13/2015
The number of renters is growing, but many struggle to find available units.
2/3/2015
This Thursday and Friday, more than 4,700 students from 21 law schools are expected to flock to NYU School of Law for...
2/2/2015
Professor Troy McKenzie ’00 has been elected to the prestigious American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI is the leading...
1/29/2015
NYU School of Law is pleased to announce the launch of the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, a research...
1/28/2015
Annemarie Hassett became the executive director of the NYU Law's Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and...
1/23/2015
Last May, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his intention to create a mandatory inclusionary zoning program that would...
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...
12/11/2014
This conference examined how power-knowledge dynamics within global institutional governance are being transformed by...
12/9/2014
Last holiday season, 40 million Target customers had their credit card details compromised in a massive hacking attack...
12/2/2014
During his first US trip since his appointment last October, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited NYU Law to...
11/26/2014
On Monday night, a St. Louis County grand jury announced its decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for...
11/25/2014
The Bickel & Brewer Institute Latino Institute for Human Rights hosted a symposium on “The Latino Child and the Law...
11/25/2014
On Monday night, New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner William Bratton spoke at NYU Law about new approaches...
11/25/2014
As the number of patents issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office grows upwards toward 300,000 annually, Laura...
11/21/2014
Former US Ambassadors to South Korea and China, NGO representatives, a North Korean escapee, and scholars gathered for...
11/18/2014
NYU Law’s 20th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on November 6 focused on...
11/18/2014
The New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, the Brennan Center for Justice, and the American Bar...
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
NYU Law’s Information Law Institute, led by Helen Nissenbaum, professor of Media, Culture and Communication, and...
11/14/2014
When a consumer as prominent as Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a...
11/11/2014
The Center on Law and Security presented a discussion of intelligence oversight by Rajesh De, Jane Harman, Dorit...
11/4/2014
On Thursday, October 23, the US-Asia Law Institute held a lunch talk with Mr. Dan Zhou, an expert on anti-...
11/4/2014
 The Tenth Annual Friedrich A. von Hayek Lecture featured Thomas W. Merrill, Charles Evans Hughes Professor of Law...
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...
10/22/2014
This September, the Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) movement began a campaign of civil disobedience for true...
10/22/2014
In 1989, political scientist Francis Fukuyama predicted the “end of history,” arguing that democracy coupled with a...
10/13/2014
The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) is pleased to announce that Nikki Reisch has joined our team as...
9/29/2014
The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) is delighted to announce that Pablo de Greiff, UN Special...
9/24/2014
In a demonstration of just how wide-ranging and complex the duties of US Attorney General Eric Holder are, during two...
9/24/2014
The Furman Center is pleased to announce that Mark Willis has agreed to serve as our Executive Director. Mark has...
9/19/2014
On Wednesday, US Attorney General Eric Holder addressed a packed Tishman Auditorium on the subject of corporate crime,...
9/17/2014
Renewable energy has come to a financial crossroads: The renewable electricity production tax credit (PTC), which has...
9/9/2014
The Center on Law and Security, in cooperation with the Law School and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in...
7/17/2014
The Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy has released its latest report, “The Price of...
7/16/2014
Professor Franco Ferrari, director of the Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law, has been...
6/4/2014
Michael Waldman’s new book The Second Amendment: A Biography considers how the right to own a gun was “written” into...
6/4/2014
The James Parks Morton Interfaith Award, named in tribute of The Interfaith Center of New York’s founder and active...
5/14/2014
When University Professor Carol Gilligan published In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development...
5/8/2014
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, was appointed Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human...
5/6/2014
Sujit Choudhry, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law, will be the next dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School...
5/2/2014
Professor Margaret Satterthwaite ’99, faculty director of the Root-Tilden-Kern Program as well as the Center for Human...
5/1/2014
Frederick (“Fritz”) A. O. Schwarz Jr. was awarded the 2014 Ridenhour Courage Prize at the National Press Club in...
5/1/2014
On April 3 and 4, 2014, Constitutional Transitions convened the first expert network meeting for our ongoing research...
4/18/2014
Constitutional Transitions is proud to announce the release of two reports as part of a series of thematic, comparative...
4/15/2014
Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law on Leave and commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing...
4/14/2014
Although the Seventh Amendment guarantees the right to a trial by jury in civil suits, the jury trial has seen a steady...
4/10/2014
The complex and delicate relationship between China and the rest of the world regarding human rights was the focus of...
4/4/2014
On 31 March, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report on the impacts of climate...
4/3/2014
How do we move toward a greener electric system while encouraging competitive markets and reliable utility access?...
3/21/2014
The question of whether Edward Snowden is a hero or a villain persists more than a year after he revealed the extent of...
3/20/2014
On Monday, March 17, New York University School of Law’s Information Law Institute partnered with the White House...
3/19/2014
From Wednesday, March 19 through Friday, March 21, the Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration (IJA) is...
3/19/2014
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ’96 credits the gains of the civil rights movement with opportunities that...
3/18/2014
Richard Revesz's sunlit office on Washington Square may seem an unlikely command center for one of the biggest legal...
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 Friday, February 21, the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights held its third annual symposium, “A...
3/6/2014
Audrey Zibelman, chair of the New York State Public Service Commission since September 2013, set her vision for state...
3/5/2014
Greenberg Lounge was transformed into a testament to public service as NYU Law’s Public Service Auction, organized by...
3/4/2014
On February 20, Richard Kauffman presented the second installment of the Energy Policy Discussion series hosted by the...
3/3/2014
Tackling one of the most polarizing political issues of the day, Professor Eugene Volokh of UCLA School of Law, founder...
3/1/2014
In an era of billion-dollar penalties and international corruption investigations, corporate compliance and enforcement...
2/14/2014
On February 10, the Hauser Global Law School Program and the International Law Society co-sponsored the event, “Crisis...
2/11/2014
The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) held its 37th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair on Thursday, February 6...
2/11/2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Saturday the appointment of Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law and...
2/10/2014
On the morning of Monday, February 3, Daniel Esty wrapped up his three-year term as Commissioner of the Connecticut...
2/7/2014
Calling attention to a new report from the Alliance for Justice (AFJ), the Brennan Center for Justice co-sponsored...
2/4/2014
Policy Integrity filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the authority of the...
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
The Public Interest Legal Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the nation, will attract approximately 3,000...
1/24/2014
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the NYU Furman Center has launched a blog to host a "slow debate" on economic...
1/15/2014
The Center on Civil Justice at New York University School of Law has appointed Peter Zimroth as its director,...
1/12/2014
NYU Law named Linda Maria Wayner the new executive director of the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human...
12/18/2013
Addressing questions of human rights solutions and reconciliation, the seventh annual Emilio Mignone Lecture on...
12/9/2013
At its 40th annual awards program on December 5, the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) honored the Furman...

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