11/16/2017
At the seventh annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium, “New Approaches to Calculation and Allocation of the...
11/16/2017
Theodore Shaw Portrait of Derrick Bell by Daniel Mark Duffy Janet Dewart Bell, Derrick...
10/30/2017
During a three-year stint as commissioner of New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD),...
10/24/2017
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What role should law practices play in addressing the issues of race and ethnicity in America today? Do partners and...
10/18/2017
The contagious energy of the evening was clear from the moment students, alumni, faculty, and friends of NYU School of...
10/10/2017
In 2015 alone, 20 articles written or co-written by famously prolific Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law Richard...
10/9/2017
To highlight how state-level actors are addressing energy and environmental issues in ways that sometimes differ from...
10/9/2017
In this event cosponsored by the Disability Allied Law Students Association and the Center for Diversity, Inclusion,...
10/4/2017
Rochelle Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law, was honored last month at the Intellectual Property Scholars...
10/2/2017
Conference speakers Frank Michelman, Trevor Morrison, Liam Murphy, Thomas Scanlon, Jeremy Waldron, Samuel...
10/1/2017
The depth of the legacy left by Norman Dorsen, the late Frederick I....
9/25/2017
When the US Supreme Court convened for business last fall, it was down a justice and had few high-profile cases on its...
9/20/2017
In August, following an open display of racial hatred and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Dean Trevor Morrison...
9/5/2017
Robert Jackson Jr., a professor of law and director of the Program on Corporate Law and Policy at Columbia Law School,...
9/1/2017
A Sampling of Recent Faculty Books Kwame Anthony Appiah As If: Idealization and Ideals, Harvard University...
9/1/2017
The beginning of a school year always brings with it fresh energy. This year, many of us at NYU Law return to campus...
9/1/2017
The battle over immigration is about law and policy—and people. BY MICHAEL OREY GRAPHIC ADAPTATIONS BY ELEANOR DAVIS...
9/1/2017
The women of NYU Law have been making history since 1892. Facing modern challenges for women in the legal profession,...
9/1/2017
When the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution placed a camera on Martha’s Vineyard’s South Beach, it was to monitor...
9/1/2017
NYU Law embraces training to advise socially minded businesses in the emerging field of law and social...
9/1/2017
Through 56 years and seven deans, Norman Dorsen, who passed away in July, played a peerless role in the upward...
9/1/2017
George Zeitlin LLM ’61 passed away on January 19 at age 86. Zeitlin’s colleagues and students remember him as a...
8/28/2017
Summer is a time when many NYU Law professors fan out from Washington Square to engage with the global academic...
8/9/2017
The International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) held its annual conference in July at the University of Copenhagen in...
8/1/2017
The 2016–17 NYU Law Forum brought together journalists, academics, politicians, and business professionals to address a...
7/18/2017
Richard Revesz, dean emeritus and Lawrence King Professor of Law, was named one of the New York Law Journal's 2017...
7/3/2017
Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law, passed away on July 1, 2017, at home with his family...
6/22/2017
Steven Greenhouse '82 Philip Miscimarra Victoria Lipnic David Sherwyn, former...
6/6/2017
On May 24, NYU Law launched the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship, a new research center that will work...
5/24/2017
 Professor Troy McKenzie '00 has been elected to the American Law Institute Council.
5/18/2017
At NYU Law, the Brennan Center for Justice, founded in honor of a Supreme Court legend, uses a multipronged approach to...
5/18/2017
On April 28, 2017, a federal court in Wisconsin struck down a state law authorizing the detention, involuntary...
5/15/2017
Rick Brooks will join NYU School of Law’s permanent faculty in January 2018, and he will teach Contracts at the Law...
5/11/2017
New York University professors from a range of disciplines met at NYU Law to honor Professor Anna Deavere Smith, who...
5/8/2017
Early one afternoon, William T. Comfort, III Professor of Law Roderick Hills Jr. is walking his Constitutional 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
How NYU Law is helping to address the injustices of the bail system. Unable to pay a $1,000 bail, New York City...
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...
11/22/2016
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 were up for debate at the Supreme Court when it heard...
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
Thane Rosenbaum, director of NYU Law's Forum on Law, Culture & Society and moderator of the January...
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...