News@NYU Law

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...
4/14/2016
In the ongoing national debate over income inequality, policymakers have clashed over how to combat the widening gap...
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...

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