News@NYU Law

5/22/2015
On the historic Beacon Theatre stage, awash in purple lights, NYU School of Law honored its graduating students in two...
5/20/2015
The Law School was well represented at New York University’s 183rd Commencement on May 20. The occasion marked the...
5/14/2015
Anthony Appiah, Amy Bloom, and Kenji Yoshino consider readers’ ethical quandaries.
5/5/2015
On May 6, Clinical Professor of Law Claudia Angelos will be honored by the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA)...
5/5/2015
After nearly five years in government service, Lily Batchelder has returned to NYU School of Law. Batchelder...
4/30/2015
On Tuesday, April 28, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the same-sex marriage case Obergefell v. Hodges. Less...
4/29/2015
While conducting experiments is a central undertaking for scientists and social scientists, it’s uncommon for legal...
4/28/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, a renowned legal philosopher who has delivered virtually all of the most...
4/28/2015
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, has thought deeply about the constitutionally...
4/27/2015
The NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement’s Conference on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing on...
4/27/2015
Helen Hershkoff, Herbert M. and Svetlana Wachtell Professor of Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties, has been honored...
4/27/2015
The only state without an indigent defender system, and also the one that hands down more death sentences per capita...
4/24/2015
On Monday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard oral arguments in Chevron Corporation v. Donziger, in...
4/24/2015
NYU School of Law welcomes Deborah Burand as an assistant professor of clinical law. Beginning in Fall 2015,...
4/24/2015
The Copyright Act of 1976 long preceded the digital age. One of the most important principles in the act is the first-...
4/22/2015
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 197 new members. They include some of the...
4/21/2015
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court delivered the landmark United States v. Windsor decision, striking down the...
4/20/2015
NYU School of Law announced that Scott Hemphill will join the Law School as a permanent member of the faculty this...
4/16/2015
Articles co-authored by Eleanor Fox ’61, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, and by Professor Daniel...
4/7/2015
Robert Bauer, professor of practice and distinguished scholar in residence, is one of the relatively few lawyers with...
4/3/2015
This morning, only days after Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson delivered a galvanizing talk about racial...
4/1/2015
Professor Troy McKenzie ’00 has joined the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel as a deputy assistant...
3/30/2015
Philip Alston issued a statement Tuesday in his capacity as UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights...
3/30/2015
The Frank J. Guarini Government Lecture on March 9 was a rare opportunity to hear firsthand from not just one, but two...
3/30/2015
On March 4, the Department of Justice issued a report condemning the racial bias and unconstitutional practices in the...
3/23/2015
Having won a conviction against Gambino family boss John Gotti in 1992, Judge John Gleeson brought a wealth of raw-...
3/17/2015
Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment, a new book by Burt Neuborne, offers a fresh argument about how the...
3/17/2015
Global Clinical Professor of Law Alberto Alemanno, who teaches at NYU Law Abroad in Paris, has been selected as a 2015...
3/17/2015
Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, testified on March 17 before the House Energy &...
3/13/2015
NYU School of Law will hold JD and LLM/JSD Convocation ceremonies on May 21 at the Beacon Theatre. Preet Bharara, US...
3/13/2015
NYU School of Law professors, alumni, and students have filed amicus briefs with the Supreme Court supporting the case...
3/13/2015
This day-long symposium explored the ways that Halliburton II changed the securities class action landscape,...
3/5/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, who has delivered virtually all of the highest-wattage philosophy lectures across...
2/27/2015
If 2013 was the year of “too big to jail,” 2014 was the year for convicting financial institutions.
2/27/2015
Judge Jack Weinstein may have taken senior status more than two decades ago on the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/24/2015
In an ever more interconnected global economy, international boundaries are increasingly irrelevant. And as governments...
2/19/2015
A three-ethicist panel of Kenji Yoshino, Amy Bloom, and Jack Shafer discuss and debate the best way to solve readers'...
2/18/2015
Given Burt Neuborne’s half century of civil liberties work, which has established him as one of the most accomplished...
2/17/2015
A criminal record can affect an individual’s employment prospects, future interactions with the criminal justice...
2/9/2015
On February 7, the American Bar Foundation (ABF) honored Stephen Gillers ’68, Elihu Root Professor of Law, with...
2/4/2015
Professionals seeking to advance in today’s competitive global environment now have a new option: uniquely designed...
2/4/2015
Last Monday, Roy Austin Jr., deputy assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Urban...
2/2/2015
Professor Troy McKenzie ’00 has been elected to the prestigious American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI is the leading...
2/2/2015
The Supreme Court will soon decide the fate of policies on climate change, health insurance subsidies, and other...
1/30/2015
The vast majority of contracts these days are standard-form contracts: drafted by one party and offered to the other...
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...
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...

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