News@NYU Law

10/30/2013
In April 1938, Justice Louis Brandeis delivered the decision in Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins, and wrought great change with...
10/29/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen received a Lifetime Achievement Award on October 11 at the annual meeting of the American...
10/29/2013
On October 24 and 25, 2013, the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) hosted its annual conference, this...
10/28/2013
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law, delivered a Tercentenary Lecture at the University of Glasgow...
10/25/2013
Earlier this week, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law Ryan Goodman penned an op-ed on the Guardian's online site...
10/23/2013
The far-reaching effects of the European Financial Crisis have spurred contentious debate about the European Union's...
10/22/2013
On September 30, 2013, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) and the Center for Human Rights and...
10/18/2013
Ronald Dworkin contributed over one hundred articles, reviews, and comments to the New York Review of Books starting in...
10/17/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen talks about his new book, Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished Its Version of Re-Education...
10/16/2013
As a founding member from North America, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law Catherine Sharkey attended and presented...
10/15/2013
The October 9 Milbank Tweed Forum, “Insider Trading: Hedge Funds in the Crosshairs,” featured a panel of experts...
10/14/2013
In the midst of the government shutdown, a group of NYU Law experts gathered last week in Washington, D.C., to discuss...
10/10/2013
Gordon Brown, former prime minister of the United Kingdom and NYU Distinguished Global Leader, joined a panel at NYU...
10/9/2013
The Center for Financial Institutions co-hosts "The Good Bank Debate."
10/9/2013
Philosopher Samuel Scheffler doesn't believe in a traditional afterlife — that is, he doesn't think that a spirit or...
10/4/2013
A memorial celebration of the life of Ronald Dworkin, one of the most revered and influential legal philosophers...
10/4/2013
New York University Press has just published Making Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson.  Co-...
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...
10/1/2013
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, was reelected by his fellow...
9/30/2013
On September 20, the daylong conference “The Future of Fannie and Freddie,” co-sponsored by the Classical Liberal...
9/27/2013
How did you observe Constitution Day? Amy Adler, Emily Kempin Professor of Law, marked it by participating in a panel...
9/24/2013
In the New York Times Opinionator Blog, Stanley Fish reviews Ronald Dworkin's last book, Religion Without God.
9/23/2013
Richard Revesz, dean emeritus and Lawrence King Professor of Law, is featured in Lawdragon's "500 Lawyer Limelight...
9/23/2013
On Monday, September 16, Richard Pildes gave a lecture at Drake Law on "The Fundamental Transformation in the Law and...
9/20/2013
Stephen Schulhofer moderates a discussion on NSA surveillance and the balance between national security and civil...
9/19/2013
José Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, was elected to the Institut de Droit International...
9/19/2013
Just Security, an online forum for the rigorous analysis of law, rights, and U.S. national security policy, launched on...
9/19/2013
On April 24, 2012, the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) wrote to the Supreme Court to “clarify and...
9/19/2013
Challenge to China draws attention to an under appreciated aspect of legal reforms in Taiwan and asks how Taiwan's...
9/17/2013
In honor of Constitution Day on September 17, the NYU Brademas Center, in conjuction with NYU's Office of...
9/11/2013
John Attanasio ’79, Judge William Hawley Atwell Chair of Constitutional Law at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman...
9/11/2013
Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, gave a TEDx talk at The Hague Academy...
9/10/2013
Neil Barofsky '95, who became a senior fellow and adjunct professor at the Law School in April 2011 following a high-...
9/4/2013
Robert Howse and Ruti Teitel write in Project Syndicate about the legal basis for military intervention in Syria.
8/30/2013
At the Third National Parents’ Lawyers Conference, sponsored by the ABA this summer, Martin Guggenheim '71,...
8/26/2013
Students at NYU Law will have the opportunity to assist in the revival of Detroit through a project sponsored by NYU’s...
8/23/2013
Joshua Blank (LL.M. ’07), professor of tax practice and faculty director of the Graduate Tax Program, has been selected...
8/22/2013
Professor Erin Murphy and a team of scientists have co-authored a report in the journal PLOS ONE on California’s method...
8/21/2013
The book provides a new theory of how international law influences states. In developing this theory, it brings to bear...
8/20/2013
Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties and legal director of the Brennan Center for Justice, is...
8/19/2013
This is a brief statement of positions defended more fully in my book Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-...
8/16/2013
Peter Zimroth, an adjunct professor and former tenured faculty at NYU Law, has been named the court-appointed monitor...
8/14/2013
On the Rachel Maddow Show, Bryan Stevenson discusses Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to suspend mandatory...
8/9/2013
Clayton Gillette's letter included in the New York Times' "Sunday Dialogue: Can Suburbs Help Cities?"
8/8/2013
Professor Stephen Gillers '68 writes for Politico on why the Supreme Court should have a code of ethics.
8/8/2013
José E. Alvarez, the Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, gave the General Course at the Xiamen...
8/6/2013
In a new essay in Lawfare, Professor Richard Pildes asks, "Does Judicial Review of National-Security Policies...
7/31/2013
Rick Hills writes about the latest court ruling on New York City's efforts to limit portions of sugary drinks.
7/31/2013
Six members of the NYU Law community—Jonathan Lippman ’68, Martin Lipton ’55, David Boies (LL.M. ’67), Professor Jerome...
7/26/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen writes about the trajectory of legal reform in China.
7/25/2013
The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) will induct NYU Law Senior Fellow Arthur J. Gonzalez (LL.M. ’90) into its...
7/24/2013
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology, was among 15 new Corresponding Fellows...
7/23/2013
Jesse Wegman '05 argues against long-term solitary confinement and quotes Bryan Stevenson.
7/17/2013
In the wake of the Supreme Court's recent decisions on gay marriage, voting rights, and other issues, Barry...
7/8/2013
The PrawfsBlawg website’s 2013 report on self-reported entry-level hiring statistics for law professors included good...
7/8/2013
“The Price of Steel: Human Rights and Forced Evictions in the POSCO-India Project,” a new report from NYU Law’s...
7/2/2013
On June 22, Jennifer Arlen '86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, presented a paper, "A Process Account of the...
7/2/2013
Liam Murphy, Herbert Peterfreund Professor of Law and Philosophy, delivered the annual Lecture in Law & Society for...
6/27/2013
"Corporate Shams," co-authored by Joshua Blank (LL.M. '07), Professor of Tax Practice and faculty director of...
6/27/2013
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court handed down two 5-4 decisions on same-sex marriage in the cases Hollingsworth v....
6/26/2013
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court announced its ruling on the voting rights case Shelby County v. Holder. In a 5-4...
6/24/2013
In preparation for the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder, NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice...
6/21/2013
Several NYU Law faculty members participated in panel discussions at the 2013 National Convention of the American...
6/19/2013
Christopher Sprigman will join NYU Law as a member of the faculty this summer. Sprigman comes to the Law School from...
6/17/2013
On June 8, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) presented the inaugural Dorsen Presidential Prize to Georgetown...
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...
6/7/2013
On June 6, the U.S. Senate confirmed Rachel Barkow, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy, to the U....
6/5/2013
In a series of opinion pieces this week, NYU Law professors have weighed in on a variety of key issues in the news,...
6/5/2013
Capping a nine-year effort, on May 22, the American Law Institute (ALI) at its annual meeting approved by voice...
6/3/2013
The NYU School of Law’s 2013 Convocation on May 24 was a true community affair, as graduates and their family and...
5/31/2013
Jennifer Arlen '86 presented a paper, “A Process Account of the Endowment Effect: Voluntary Debiasing Through...
5/31/2013
On May 31, the New York Law Journal published a Q&A with Sujit Choudhry, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law, about...
5/30/2013
José Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations on May...
5/29/2013
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology, has just completed visits to several...
5/28/2013
Assistant Professor of Clinical Law Alina Das ’05, co-teacher of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, is the 2013 recipient of...
5/23/2013
The NYU Law Review’s current issue includes a set of articles originally presented at the Law School in May 2012 during...
5/22/2013
Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, was honored last month for being one of the...
5/22/2013
In the Huffington Post, Barry Friedman, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law, writes: Kansas recently adopted a so-...
5/21/2013
A series of entries from the blog The Volokh Conspiracy, debating whether a treaty can increase Congress’s legislative...
5/13/2013
In the Wall Street Journal, Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, critiques Stephen...
5/7/2013
The Oxford Union Society, the famous debating society founded in 1823 with a membership drawn largely from the...
5/2/2013
The Corporate Practice Commentator’s annual "Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles" list for this year includes “...
5/1/2013
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently reversed a district court order and sided with the...
4/30/2013
Martin Guggenheim ’71, Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law, joined an amicus brief, along with other attorneys...
4/25/2013
“Big Ideas for the Big Apple,” a conference on New York City’s housing issues hosted by the Furman Center for Real...
4/24/2013
In an interview with Marketplace on April 19, incoming Dean Trevor Morrison discussed the value of a legal education....
4/24/2013
On April 23, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 7-2 opinion written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, that a non-citizen...
4/22/2013
Since last September, the J.D. and LL.M. student researchers in NYU Law’s 2012-13 Constitutional Transitions Clinic...
4/22/2013
At the Milbank Tweed Forum on April 3, University Professor Arthur Miller moderated a panel of experts, including...
4/17/2013
On April 15, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Rachel Barkow, Segal Family Professor of...
4/16/2013
Samuel Estreicher, Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law, is the recipient of the 2013 Samuel M. Kaynard Award for...
4/11/2013
University Professor Jeremy Waldron has received the American Society of International Law’s annual award for a...
4/10/2013
The unveiling of the portrait of Dean Richard Revesz, who will end his 11-year deanship on May 31, attracted a full...
4/8/2013
A hard-won reversal in a case of alleged child abuse has vindicated the efforts of NYU Law’s Family Defense Clinic,...
4/8/2013
Thousands of New Yorkers are detained each year pending removal proceedings, and many never receive a bond hearing to...
4/8/2013
A recent ruling by a magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York constitutes a big...
4/2/2013
Jason Schultz, who will join the NYU Law faculty as an associate professor of clinical law in Fall 2013, has been...
4/1/2013
Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law and co-director of the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil...
3/27/2013
Rachel Barkow, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy as well as faculty director of the Center on the...

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