News@NYU Law

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...
8/20/2014
The UN Secretary-General has appointed CHRGJ Co-chair and Faculty Director Professor Philip Alston to serve on the...
7/23/2014
Argentinians may be mourning their soccer team’s loss in the World Cup final, but another setback suffered by the...
7/21/2014
In this year’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama declared, “[W]herever and whenever I can take steps...
7/16/2014
Professor Franco Ferrari, director of the Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law, has been...
7/15/2014
Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus as well as director of NYU Law's Institute for Policy...
7/9/2014
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the formation of the New York State Council on Community Re-Entry and...
7/7/2014
The New York Public Library’s Board of Trustees elected three new members at its meeting–Dr. Anthony Appiah, Beth...
6/27/2014
Is independent political speech the linchpin of our democracy or its Achilles’ heel? Watch video of this Intelligence...
6/26/2014
On May 15 Eleanor Fox ’61, the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, delivered her 30th annual lecture to...
6/20/2014
With her expertise in both administrative and criminal law, Rachel Barkow has a unique perspective on the criminal...
6/16/2014
Deirdre von Dornum has been the assistant dean for public service since September 2013. Before leading NYU’s...
6/11/2014
Andreas Lowenfeld, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law Emeritus, passed away on June 9, at the age of...
6/10/2014
On May 27, University Professor Samuel Scheffler delivered the H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford...
5/29/2014
Christopher Sprigman spoke at TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary, which took place on 6 April 2014 at the Kimball Theatre in...
5/27/2014
The Hugh M. Hefner Foundation bestowed its Lifetime Achievement on Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A....
5/23/2014
The Administrative Conference of the United States, together with the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice and...
5/22/2014
Lily Batchelder, professor of law and public policy on leave, has joined the White House as deputy assistant to the...
5/22/2014
When the City of Detroit filed for bankruptcy last July, it presented lawyers and policy makers with a rare...
5/22/2014
It started with a lunch conversation at a Japanese restaurant on West Third Street, and ended with a co-authored...
5/16/2014
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, has been made a Grand Officier...
5/8/2014
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, was appointed Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human...
5/7/2014
For the seventh time in the last eight years, the latest of the Corporate Practice Commentator’s annual "Top 10...
5/6/2014
Sujit Choudhry, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law, will be the next dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School...
5/2/2014
Harold Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, who formerly served as dean of that institution...
5/2/2014
Professor Margaret Satterthwaite ’99, faculty director of the Root-Tilden-Kern Program as well as the Center for Human...
4/30/2014
With a diversity and inclusion officer posted at most major companies, bias in the workplace would seem a thing of the...
4/29/2014
An article co-authored by Harry First, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law, and Loyola University Chicago School of Law...
4/29/2014
In this post, we’re trying something new. Below, we present an almost line-by-line annotation of yesterday’s New York...
4/28/2014
On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court handed down a 6-2 decision in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, upholding the...
4/28/2014
On Wednesday, April 23, the Milbank Tweed Forum welcomed Brad Smith, executive vice president and general counsel of...
4/25/2014
Professor Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, has been elected a member of the...
4/23/2014
Jointly hosted by the Bingham Centre, the New York Review of Books (as part of its 50th Anniversary programme), and...
4/16/2014
Emiliano Marambio Catan LLM ’10, a scholar specializing in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate...
4/15/2014
Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law on Leave and commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing...
4/15/2014
Preet Bharara, US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, delivered a keynote early in the conference...
4/14/2014
Although the Seventh Amendment guarantees the right to a trial by jury in civil suits, the jury trial has seen a steady...
4/11/2014
In testimony on April 8 before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and...
4/10/2014
The complex and delicate relationship between China and the rest of the world regarding human rights was the focus of...
4/9/2014
Last year, the NYU community lost an intellectual giant in Professor Ronald Dworkin. The school and the Law Review...
4/4/2014
On 31 March, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report on the impacts of climate...
4/3/2014
Help. American democracy is trapped in a sealed box built by the Supreme Court. As the Court’s decision in McCutcheon v...
4/3/2014
The NYU Furman Center, a joint initiative of the NYU School of Law and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service,...
4/1/2014
To place Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law Richard Epstein on the political spectrum, just consider the titles of...
3/31/2014
Despite Captain Ryan James's stellar night, the heavily favored NYU Violets couldn't overcome the three-point shooting...

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