News@NYU Law

1/29/2015
NYU School of Law is pleased to announce the launch of the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, a research...
1/28/2015
For a leading labor and employment law scholar such as Cynthia Estlund, the ongoing decline of American unions might...
1/23/2015
Last May, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his intention to create a mandatory inclusionary zoning program that would...
1/23/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, who has delivered virtually all of the highest-wattage philosophy lectures across...
1/22/2015
Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, visited Paraguay in December when he delivered a lecture at...
1/20/2015
Sri Lanka’s voters shocked themselves and the world this month by tossing out their president, who crushed the Tamil...
1/8/2015
The President signed an Executive Order to create the Task Force on 21st Century Policing and announce its members. The...
12/19/2014
Wtih the US Senate Intelligence Committee's release of its report on the CIA's use of torture, the Global Justice...
12/19/2014
Over the past year, NYU Law faculty have published a host of praiseworthy books covering a diverse range of interests...
12/19/2014
Reuters special report Monday pinpointed eight lawyers who made a whopping 20 percent of the oral arguments at the US...
12/18/2014
Last month, Azhar Majeed, Director of FIRE’s Individual Rights Education Program, debated Jeremy Waldron, a New York...
12/16/2014
We are pleased to announce the 2015 Fellows Awards honorees. The 59th Annual Fellows Awards Reception and Banquet...
12/15/2014
The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, the Museum of We the People, America’s Town Hall, and a Headquarters...
12/15/2014
Alexander Levy ’14 has won first place in the 2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition for his paper, “Believing in Life...
12/11/2014
NYU Law faculty members will play leading roles in two of the American Law Institute's four new projects in 2015....
12/3/2014
The NYU Global Justice Clinic, led by Professor of Clinical Law Margaret Satterthwaite '99, is asking the African...
12/2/2014
In a Washington Post op-ed, Rachel Barkow declares the federal clemency process broken, and calls on Obama to act now...
11/29/2014
Tonight, President Obama announced sweeping administrative reform of immigration law. His efforts raise important...
11/26/2014
The results of the just-concluded midterm elections capture just how polarized our nation is politically. What are the...
11/25/2014
As the number of patents issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office grows upwards toward 300,000 annually, Laura...
11/19/2014
Copyright and trademark laws are intended to protect the creative work and symbols that permeate our culture, from...
11/17/2014
President Obama has stated that he wants “to begin engaging Congress” over a new Authorization for Use of Military...
11/14/2014
This semester, Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant Comfort Professor of Law, together with Professor David Yermack of the...
11/11/2014
Just eight days after the most recent federal elections, Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law...
11/11/2014
We live in a vast administrative state. Federal agencies issue and implement rules governing a wide range of areas,...
11/6/2014
As the first cases of Ebola have reached the United States, concern about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the...
11/6/2014
On October 16 and 17, Catherine Sharkey, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law, gave a series of four lectures on US tort...
11/5/2014
Noted climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, visiting professor at NYU School of Law and a principal author of a just-...
11/3/2014
On October 15, Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, gave a keynote address at the Nordic Trust Fund for...
10/31/2014
On October 24, the Law School hosted a daylong conference on antitrust law in emerging and developing countries. In an...
10/27/2014
Professor Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative who teaches NYU Law's Equal Justice and...
10/22/2014
On October 21, the American Law Institute (ALI) announced the election of 50 new members. Among the exceptional group...
10/22/2014
This September, the Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) movement began a campaign of civil disobedience for true...
10/14/2014
What’s even dicier than planning months in advance to teach an entire course about a young, wildly fluctuating digital...
10/13/2014
Spurred by the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri after the police shooting of an unarmed, young black man, New York Times...
10/8/2014
Intense curiosity and a bit of professional envy imbued the fourth annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium, held at NYU...
10/7/2014
On Wednesday, October 1, the Milbank Tweed Forum presented the annual Supreme Court (P)Review. Led by Burt Neuborne,...
10/6/2014
“While people come and people go, philosophical questions are forever, and their fascination and importance never...
9/30/2014
Professor of Law Emeritus John “Jack” Slain ’55 passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, September 27. A pioneer...
9/29/2014
How ought countries enforce anti-corruption laws? This question lay at the heart of new research co-authored by Kevin...
9/26/2014
Catherine Sharkey, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law, has been appointed to the independent federal agency...
9/26/2014
On Monday, September 22, Just Security celebrated its one-year anniversary in Washington, DC with a discussion co-...
9/26/2014
On September 25, the US Department of Justice submitted a “statement of interest” in Hurrell-Harring v. State of New...
9/22/2014
Capping its 15th year, the Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) celebrated a round of major achievements and finds need...
9/16/2014
In the wake of recent incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere, NYU Law held a forum on racism, police violence...
9/10/2014
  For many NYU Law professors, summer is the season to take their research and scholarship on the road, often to...
9/8/2014
One of the hottest domestic policy topics is immigration, and Professor Adam Cox and University of Chicago Law School...
9/2/2014
The NYU School of Professional Studies has named Arthur R. Miller—one of the nation’s most distinguished legal scholars...
9/2/2014
Do people have a right to some minimum level of economic welfare? Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law...
8/26/2014
The newly-published Classics in Comparative Law, which traces major developments in the field and delves into...

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