News@NYU Law

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 controvery that makes Profesor José Alvarez's forthcoming book, The...
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...
4/14/2016
In the ongoing national debate over income inequality, policymakers have clashed over how to combat the widening gap...
4/8/2016
In her scholarship and teaching, Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, considers the...
4/6/2016
Policing agencies play a vital role in ensuring a safe and secure society. But questions about law enforcement...
4/6/2016
Judge Patrick Robinson is a member of the International Court of Justice and a Barrister of Law, Middle Temple, United...
4/5/2016
Ed Rock, an expert in corporate law and corporate governance, will join NYU School of Law's permanent faculty this...
3/31/2016
M. Carr Ferguson LLM '60 Victor Zonana ’64, LLM ’66 John Samuels LLM ’75...
3/31/2016
Lord Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, Baron King of Lothbury, Alan Greenspan Professor of Economics...
3/22/2016
A sociologist, historian and legal scholar, David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law, is an expert in crime...
3/7/2016
Over the past two years, NYU Law students have played a central role in building a pioneering database that sheds new...
3/1/2016
Google.org is teaming with Bryan Stevenson and his non-profit Equal Justice Initiative to push America to confront its...
3/1/2016
A fundamental question in efforts to solve the affordable housing crisis in New York and other major American cities is...
3/1/2016
The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed Judge Theodor Meron to a new term as President of the Mechanism for...
2/24/2016
The brief asks the Supreme Court to uphold the accommodation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage...
2/23/2016
Throughout its 50 years, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has designated around 30,000 properties...
2/17/2016
Even as patenting has expanded in the US and awards for related lawsuits have exceeded $1 billion, one pocket of...
2/17/2016
On February 13, Justice Antonin Scalia of the US Supreme Court died at the age of 79. A member of the court since his...
2/9/2016
Following the UN Climate Change conference in Paris, an expert at the Council on Foreign Relations said, “The world...
2/3/2016
Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, has been awarded the University’s 2015-2016 Dr...
2/3/2016
When the Harvard Law Review invites three separate online critiques of an article to be published at the same time as...
2/2/2016
Clayton P. Gillette, Max E. Greenberg Professor of Contract Law, has co-authored an amicus curiae brief in the US...
1/26/2016
For 25 years, the Family Defense Clinic—founded by Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law Martin Guggenheim ’71—...
1/21/2016
CHRGJ Faculty Director, Professor Philip Alston met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday in his capacity...
1/20/2016
The 2016 Stonewall Book Awards were announced Monday, January 11 by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round...
1/19/2016
The vital flow of remittances from diaspora countries into Somalia is under threat as a result of necessary, but...
1/12/2016
In the decade she spent as a public defender, Professor of Clinical Law Kim Taylor-Thompson represented children and...
12/18/2015
On December 16, 2015, President Barack Obama appointed Adjunct Professor Pedro Martinez-Fraga, a partner in the Miami...
12/18/2015
In 2015, NYU Law faculty members wrote and edited books on topics such as the Asian luxury goods market, nascent...
12/9/2015
At the 2015 Law Alumni Association Annual Fall Conference, Roberta Kaplan, partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton &...
12/8/2015
For years, Republicans have accused President Barack Obama of waging a “war on coal.” As evidence of his “unprecedented...
12/2/2015
NYU Law and Concurrences Review co-sponsored "Antitrust in Emerging and Developing Economies: Africa, Brazil,...
11/23/2015
David Richards, Edwin D. Webb Professor of Law, has long studied the interaction between patriarchy, structural...
11/20/2015
Several NYU Law faculty have weighed in on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. The case concerns the...
11/19/2015
Three NYU School of Law faculty members have teamed up with political scientists from around the country to participate...
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
At the November 3 panel “Uber Alles? Implications of the ‘Share Economy,’ ” academics and practitioners addressed a...
11/10/2015
Guiding Immigrant Rights Clinic students in dozens of cases since she became clinic co-director in 2011, Alina Das ’05...
11/10/2015
Professor of Clinical Law on Leave Jason Schultz has joined the White House Office of Science and Technology...
11/2/2015
When Barack Obama signed the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, he eliminated a decades-old injustice: a 100-to-one disparity...
10/27/2015
The NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business, in partnership with Cornerstone Research, has announced the launch of...
10/26/2015
It took the Supreme Court 100 years to officially bury Pennoyer v. Neff, its landmark ruling on jurisdiction that...
10/23/2015
The refugee crisis in Europe has been in the headlines for much of this year. In a 24-hour period last spring, the...
10/22/2015
The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on October 22 examining the...
10/7/2015
The plot twist is familiar to viewers of procedural television: at the last minute, investigators find a trace of DNA...
10/6/2015
Beniah Alton Dandridge, who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, joined his lawyers today at a news...
10/5/2015
As the Supreme Court gets ready to begin its new term, it already has a number of major cases on its docket.
9/30/2015
For small island states that face the daunting challenges of high energy costs and climate change, abandoning fossil...
9/28/2015
On September 22, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights...
9/25/2015
At the United Nations, a bit over two miles from the Law School’s campus, world leaders and diplomats from nearly 200...
9/21/2015
On September 17—Constitution Day—the National Constitution Center (NCC) launched the Interactive Constitution, an...
9/8/2015
Constitutional law grapples with some of our most difficult—and consequential—legal, political, and social questions....
9/4/2015
In a recent article in the Stanford Law Review, Professors Emiliano Marambio Catan LLM ’10 and Marcel Kahan shine a...
9/4/2015
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) traditionally has been viewed as an institution in the vanguard of the development...
8/26/2015
When classes end each May, NYU School of Law faculty disperse from campus to give lectures, attend workshops, pursue...
8/17/2015
The Immigrant Rights Clinic, now in its 16th year, has earned a reputation as a training ground for top lawyers who...

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