News@NYU Law

4/26/2017
It is traditional to take stock of a new president’s accomplishments and approach to governance as he reaches 100 days...
4/19/2017
The ninth annual conference of NYU Law’s Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL), “Disrupting the Cycle:...
4/12/2017
Law Alumni of Color Association President Rafiq Kalam Id-Din II ’00 Dean Trevor Morrison...
4/7/2017
At a recent event, “‘Regarded As’ Muslim: Islamophobia and its Ripple Effects,” panelists considered the difficulties...
4/4/2017
Last spring, Mark Geistfeld sat in a Tesla Model S, his hands hovering inches from the wheel as the car, in self-drive...
3/30/2017
Vijaya Gadde ’00, Twitter’s general counsel, had scarcely settled into her chair at the March 22 NYU School of Law...
3/28/2017
Former president Barack Obama delivered a statement from the Pentagon on December 14, 2015, describing the latest...
3/23/2017
This year’s Hauser Global Law School Program Annual Dinner occurred exactly one week before a fateful national election...
3/23/2017
As a new governor of Puerto Rico took office this year, the commonwealth continued to grapple with an economic crisis...
3/17/2017
At the launch of the Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance, a panel of leaders representing institutional...
3/17/2017
With the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch of the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in...
3/15/2017
The NYU School of Law Forum focused on "Trump’s Economic Agenda: The Path from Rhetoric to Reality" on March 1, with...
3/10/2017
In his second trip to the United States since stepping down as president of Taiwan in May 2016, Ma Ying-jeou LLM ’76...
3/8/2017
The launch of NYU Law’s Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law on February 27 drew a crowd that filled Tishman...
3/8/2017
One way to understand the 2016 US election and Brexit decision, says Professor of Law Edward Rock, is that many voters...
3/6/2017
What if questions of policing are not best addressed by policing agencies or the courts, but by the public? In...
3/1/2017
"Medical Innovation and the Law," a symposium sponsored by the Classical Liberal Institute and the NYU Journal of...
3/1/2017
The February 22 NYU School of Law Forum, "Business, Law, and Government in China: Reflections from Experience,"...
2/24/2017
A person living in the US in the past half-century might reasonably believe war can be counterproductive to modern...
2/23/2017
The day Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a federal court issued a ruling in a case likely to shape voting in the...
2/21/2017
In a conversation on February 8 at the London School of Economics and Political Science, NYU Law faculty members Mervyn...
2/21/2017
Cynthia Estlund’s newest book, A New Deal for China’s Workers?, published in January, focuses on the rapidly evolving...
2/14/2017
The February 8 NYU Law Forum focused on the challenges faced by the international human rights system from both...
2/13/2017
Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law, has returned to NYU Law from a three-year leave during which she served...
2/8/2017
Michael Levine, distinguished research scholar and senior lecturer, passed away last week. He had a long, varied, and...
2/6/2017
“Assume a can opener” is the punch line of a joke about an economist proposing how to open a can of tuna fish while...
2/6/2017
One day after President Trump signed an executive order cutting off funding for locations known as "sanctuary cities,"...
1/31/2017
NYU School of Law has announced two new arrivals this spring, both of whom join the Law School from the Obama...
1/31/2017
In January, anticipating a topic that would be top-of-mind for students returning from winter break, several NYU Law...
1/30/2017
Unable to pay a $1,000 bail, New York City resident Miguel Padilla spent a week on Rikers Island in 2015. He didn’t...
1/26/2017
Three members of the NYU Law community have been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), adding to a lengthy list...
1/12/2017
Professor of Law and Public Policy Lily Batchelder was recently recognized by Tax Notes and Forbes on their respective...
12/22/2016
In 2016, faculty members at NYU Law published books that they wrote and edited on a range of current issues and...
12/16/2016
Race, religion, nationality, and sexuality—these categories can weigh heavily on experience. But, while they exist and...
12/14/2016
Vice President Joe Biden Bob Bauer and Joe Biden Sally Katzen John Kuster '91...
12/5/2016
The issue of income inequality was hard to ignore during the US presidential campaign, as a democratic socialist...
11/23/2016
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Professor Kenji Yoshino...
11/22/2016
The NYU School of Law Forum on November 16 featured a panel of investigative journalists well versed in developments...
11/17/2016
An expert panel of journalists and lawyers discussed issues of national security and transparency in the executive...
11/17/2016
One week after Donald Trump’s upset victory over Hillary Clinton, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow joined a panel of NYU Law...
11/10/2016
Conrad’s start-up, Paladin, aims to connect lawyers to pro bono cases. In her very first time in court, Felicity Conrad...
11/7/2016
Jason Schultz, professor of clinical law and director of NYU’s Technology Law & Policy Clinic, returned to campus...
11/2/2016
At the Center for Labor and Employment Law’s discussion “Artificial Intelligence & Employment Law: ‘People...
10/28/2016
Oscar Chase, Russell D. Niles Professor of Law, recalled a harrowing story related to his role in the 1960s civil...
10/27/2016
The stripes, chevrons, and color blocks on cheerleader uniforms will be up for debate at the Supreme Court when it...
10/26/2016
At the NYU School of Law Forum on October 19, Robert Bauer and Richard Pildes considered the complexities of the 2016...
10/25/2016
In a report to the United Nations General Assembly, Philip Alston challenged the UN to accept legal responsibility for...
10/21/2016
Experts on tax and human rights met last month at a two-day Center for Human Rights and Global Justice conference on...
10/18/2016
“Trial by Jury of Patent Cases,” a conference co-hosted by NYU Law’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy...
10/11/2016
At the October 5 NYU School of Law Forum, a panel of experts discussed the implications of the June 2016 Brexit vote.
10/7/2016
Professor of Clinical Law Anthony Thompson will speak on the panel "Reporting for Reform: When Words Change Lives" on...
10/4/2016
The Clinton-Trump faceoff has drawn unprecedented public attention to electoral politics in the US, but at NYU Law, a...
9/27/2016
Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor Pablo de Greiff co-authored a United Nations report on alleged human rights...
9/26/2016
NYU Law's new strategic plan lays out three ambitious goals.
9/22/2016
Professor of Tax Law Joshua Blank LLM ’07, faculty director of the Graduate Tax Program, has been named NYU Law’s vice...
9/20/2016
The entire NYU community is observing the formal inauguration of the University’s 16th president, Andrew D. Hamilton,...
9/19/2016
The late Jerome Bruner, a revolutionary thinker in psychology and numerous other fields who passed away on June 5 at...
9/2/2016
Jason Schultz reports on his work at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Professor Jason Schultz...
9/2/2016
The Milbank Tweed Forum continues to draw some of the brightest minds from multiple disciplines to examine...
9/2/2016
Jordan Roth Jeannie Forrest Rocco Landesman Danny Meyer Thane...
9/2/2016
Edward Rock does everything with energy. A self-proclaimed “gym rat,” he swims and works out several days a week. An...
9/2/2016
Jennifer Arlen ’86 was elected secretary-treasurer of the American Law and Economics Association for 2016–17; she will...
8/29/2016
During the 1990s scholars and organizations developed global “indicators”—numerical assessments of countries’...
8/26/2016
The United Nations is at the center of a controversy that makes Professor José Alvarez's forthcoming book, ...
8/26/2016
Summer is an opportune time for cross-pollination in academia, as professors journey to other institutions to give...
8/23/2016
On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights and...
8/19/2016
When President Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal prisoners in early August, eight of the inmates were...
8/18/2016
Clayton Gillette, Max E. Greenberg Professor of Contract Law, has been named as the new director of NYU’s Marron...
8/9/2016
Professor Bryan Stevenson has been named a recipient of both the National Civil Rights Museum’s Freedom Award and the...
8/3/2016
Stephen Holmes, Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law, was honored with a Blaise Pascal Chair, given to internationally...
7/22/2016
In April, the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, a joint center of the Law School and...
7/18/2016
Gráinne de Búrca, Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law, has been elected a corresponding fellow of the...
7/12/2016
Trevor Morrison and Kenji Yoshino joined legal journalists Adam Liptak, Dahlia Lithwick, and Nina Totenberg to discuss...
7/1/2016
The International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) held its annual conference June 17-19 at the Humboldt University of...
6/28/2016
Dean Trevor Morrison, Eric M. and Laurie B. Roth Professor of Law, has been appointed by President Barack Obama as...
6/23/2016
Leading competition law scholars from around the world convened at the Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels on June 8 for a...
6/22/2016
On June 8, Adam Cox, Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law, joined an Intelligence Squared debate about presidential...
6/16/2016
The new book Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice in America, co-edited by Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law...
6/15/2016
The Global Tax Conference Project, a collaborative effort among NYU School of Law and three other academic institutions...
6/14/2016
UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights and CHRGJ Faculty Director Philip Alston presented his...
6/13/2016
On June 9, both Professor Lily Batchelder and Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, visited...
6/6/2016
University Professor Jerome Bruner—a trailblazing figure in psychology and a towering mind in a multitude of other...
6/1/2016
Mervyn King served as governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to 2013 and played a key role in shaping global...
5/27/2016
Jennifer Arlen ’86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the American Law and...
5/19/2016
This year’s “Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles” list from the Corporate Practice Commentator includes an article...
5/18/2016
(L to R) John Berger, senior editor at Cambridge University Press; Jonathan Lippman '68; Samuel Estreicher;...
5/16/2016
Beatrice Silverstein Frank, former clinical associate professor of law, passed away on April 21, 2016, at the age of 87...
5/13/2016
What if you were arrested for not carrying papers—that were impossible to get? What if you won your deportation case...
5/12/2016
Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial, written by Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law Kenji...
5/12/2016
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, today said that Mauritania’s...
5/10/2016
In the public at large, property and contract law are commonly thought to reflect moral proprietary and promissory...
5/10/2016
Zachary Goldman and Samuel Rascoff recently released Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the...
5/6/2016
It’s sometimes difficult to be philosophical about the down-and-dirty milieu of political institutions—but University...
5/4/2016
Speaking ahead of President Barack Obama’s  upcoming visit to Flint on May 4, three United Nations experts have...
4/28/2016
The NYU Graduate Tax Program and the Tax Practice of KPMGhave joined together to create an annual symposium on Current...
4/28/2016
Are we running out of trademarks? Professor Jeanne Fromer and John M. Desmarais Professor of Intellectual Property Law...
4/20/2016
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) has elected five New York University faculty as fellows: Leslie...
4/20/2016
Today over 60 percent of people in jail are being held pretrial, and many remain in custody because they cannot afford...
4/18/2016
NYU Law’s Leadership Mindset program supports the Law School’s mission of inspiring and developing in its students a...
4/15/2016
On April 7, the 15th annual Deans’ Cup—the charity...

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