News@NYU Law

2/10/2016
On Tuesday, February 2, mere days before Super Bowl 50, the Forum on Law, Culture & Society invited experts to...
2/9/2016
Following the UN Climate Change conference in Paris, an expert at the Council on Foreign Relations said, “The world...
2/5/2016
At the Frank J. Guarini Government Lecture on January 25, Judge John Gleeson of the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/4/2016
NYU Law hosts 2016 Public Interest Legal Career Fair
2/2/2016
A new joint effort will serve as an incubator for innovation in human rights research, the Center for Human Rights and...
1/29/2016
Preet Bharara, US Attorney, Southern District of New York Stephanie Yonekura, Partner, Hogan Lovells...
1/19/2016
The recently released report on SEC Enforcement Activity Against Public Company Defendants from 2010 to 2015.
1/11/2016
The NYU Furman Center announced today the appointment of Jessica Yager '03 as its new Executive Director. She succeeds...
1/8/2016
On December 8, 2015, ICTJ and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law organized the 8th...
12/16/2015
On November 12-13, 2015, some of the nation’s leading and most innovative police officials came to NYU School of Law to...
12/9/2015
Lester Pollack ’57, chairman emeritus of the NYU School of Law Foundation Board of Trustees, passed away on December 9...
12/8/2015
For years, Republicans have accused President Barack Obama of waging a “war on coal.” As evidence of his “unprecedented...
12/7/2015
Should the law that allows employers to pay a “subminimum wage” to tipped workers be changed?
12/7/2015
This panel focused on secrecy and the adjudication of national security cases around the world.
12/7/2015
Haiti stands at a crossroads: The prospect of gold mining glitters on the horizon, while the reality of political...
12/1/2015
On November 20, NYU Law’s Center on Civil Justice hosted a daylong conference on third-party litigation funding,...
11/25/2015
In a speech at NYU Law earlier this fall, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates announced a major new policy on...
11/18/2015
In August 1956, the New Yorker published a “Talk of the Town” item about a social gathering attended by a couple of...
11/11/2015
Just Security, New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative, and leading experts discuss cyber-risk and the viability of...
11/11/2015
At the November 3 panel “Uber Alles? Implications of the ‘Share Economy,’ ” academics and practitioners addressed a...
11/2/2015
When Barack Obama signed the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, he eliminated a decades-old injustice: a 100-to-one...
10/27/2015
The NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business, in partnership with Cornerstone Research, has announced the launch of...
10/23/2015
At the 11th annual Friedrich A. von Hayek Lecture, Douglas Ginsburg, senior judge of the US Court of Appeals for the...
10/22/2015
The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on October 22 examining the...
10/5/2015
NYU Law’s Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS) celebrated its 10th anniversary on September 24 with an event...
9/30/2015
For small island states that face the daunting challenges of high energy costs and climate change, abandoning fossil...
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?...

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