News@NYU Law

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...
12/5/2013
On Monday, December 2, Professor Samuel Rascoff, the faculty director of the Center on Law and Security, welcomed a...
12/4/2013
“International Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Twenty-First Century,” a conference held on November 1-2 by NYU Law’s...
11/26/2013
On November 19, NYU Law’s Center on Law and Security gathered an elite group of national security practitioners,...
11/22/2013
On Tuesday, November 19, the Brennan Legacy Awards Dinner was held, honoring the work of Bryan Stevenson, Professor of...
11/21/2013
While policies based on eugenics are widely thought to have been eradicated after the horrors of Nazi experiments...
11/20/2013
Despite their differences, the voting law experts who gathered on November 13 for the NYU Law Alumni Association’s...
11/15/2013
With Congress weighing major reform of the U.S. immigration system, the 10th annual Immigration Law and Policy...
11/15/2013
On Tuesday, October 29, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and Open Society Foundations (OSF) co-...
11/12/2013
The 2008 financial crisis continues to cast a long shadow. At the sixth annual Comfort Global Economic Policy Forum on...
11/8/2013
Stephen Choi and David Yermack have been named the new directors of NYU’s Pollack Center for Law & Business, a...
11/8/2013
The MacArthur Foundation recently named NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice as one of nine organizations to receive...
11/7/2013
Perhaps few news stories in recent months have been as unsettling as the revelations that the National Security...
11/7/2013
When Andy Warhol exhibited his collection of 32 canvases of the now-iconic silkscreened Campbell’s Soup cans, he...
11/6/2013
The 19th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on October 24 focused on “The...
11/5/2013
NYU Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity (IPI) held its fifth annual Cost-Benefit Analysis and Issue Advocacy Workshop...
11/4/2013
An address by Missy Cummings, director of the Humans and Automation Lab at MIT, was a highlight of the Engelberg...
10/31/2013
Rachel Barkow, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy and the faculty director of the Center on the...
10/30/2013
The Carr Center for Reproductive Justice has begun operation at the Law School. Focused on reproductive justice issues...
10/29/2013
Blu Greenberg, Founder and First President of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA) presented the 12th Annual...
10/29/2013
On Tuesday, October 22, Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and...
10/29/2013
On October 24 and 25, 2013, the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) hosted its annual conference, this...
10/23/2013
Friedrich A. von Hayek may be known primarily as a classical liberal economist and political philosopher, but he was...
10/22/2013
On September 30, 2013, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) and the Center for Human Rights and...
10/17/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen talks about his new book, Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished Its Version of Re-Education...
10/10/2013
The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy hosts the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference October 11-13,...
10/9/2013
The Center for Financial Institutions co-hosts "The Good Bank Debate."
10/4/2013
Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York State, delivered the 17th annual Attorney General Robert Abrams...
10/3/2013
On September 26, leading human rights advocates appeared at NYU Law to discuss surveillance, privacy, and freedom of...
10/3/2013
Marriage. Gun control. The deficit. These are just some of the issues that split Democrats and Republicans. But is the...
9/30/2013
On September 20, the daylong conference “The Future of Fannie and Freddie,” co-sponsored by the Classical Liberal...
9/27/2013
In a visit to NYU Law on September 24, Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, president of the Republic of Tunisia, delivered an...
9/20/2013
Enemies Within gives an inside look at the NYPD and its controversial Muslim surveillance program. The authors—award-...
9/20/2013
Stephen Schulhofer moderates a discussion on NSA surveillance and the balance between national security and civil...
8/27/2013
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan was at the Law School earlier this month to discuss the president...
8/15/2013
Mirela Roznovschi, who retired in June from her position as NYU Law’s foreign and international law reference librarian...
8/14/2013
Center on the Administration of Criminal Law Director Nancy Hoppock discusses the DOJ's new policy on drug crimes and...
8/1/2013
In the Times, Faiza Patel discusses the Bradley Manning verdict's implications for Julian Assange.
7/31/2013
NYU Law’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy announced today that it will serve as one of several partners...
7/31/2013
Elizabeth Goitein, co-director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program, has made...
7/23/2013
On July 2, Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed five members of the NYU Law community to a newly created Commission to...
7/8/2013
On June 24, NYU Law’s Tikvah Center for Law & Jewish Civilization, co-directed by University Professor Joseph...
6/26/2013
Early in June, the Center for Labor and Employment Law held the 66th Annual Conference on Labor. The...
6/24/2013
In preparation for the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder, NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice...
6/18/2013
At the Alternative Careers Forum on June 3, an enthusiastic crowd of more than 100 NYU Law students and alumni gathered...
6/14/2013
Dwight D. Opperman, a member of NYU Law’s Board of Trustees, passed away on June 13 at the age of 89 after a brief...
6/14/2013
The Information Law Institute (ILI) and NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (MCC) co-...
6/13/2013
This past week, NYU Law professors have written a series of op-eds on a wide range of issues in the news, including the...
6/4/2013
The Information Law Institute (ILI), a research center at the Law School devoted to the study of law, policy...
5/28/2013
At an event co-sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and the New York Institute for...
5/17/2013
On May 9, the Congressional-Executive Committee on China held a roundtable discussion on "The End of Reeducation...

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