News@NYU Law

11/10/2015
Professor of Clinical Law on Leave Jason Schultz has joined the White House Office of Science and Technology...
11/2/2015
When Barack Obama signed the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, he eliminated a decades-old injustice: a 100-to-one disparity...
10/27/2015
The NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business, in partnership with Cornerstone Research, has announced the launch of...
10/26/2015
It took the Supreme Court 100 years to officially bury Pennoyer v. Neff, its landmark ruling on jurisdiction that...
10/23/2015
The refugee crisis in Europe has been in the headlines for much of this year. In a 24-hour period last spring, the...
10/22/2015
The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on October 22 examining the...
10/7/2015
The plot twist is familiar to viewers of procedural television: at the last minute, investigators find a trace of DNA...
10/6/2015
Beniah Alton Dandridge, who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, joined his lawyers today at a news...
10/5/2015
As the Supreme Court gets ready to begin its new term, it already has a number of major cases on its docket.
9/30/2015
For small island states that face the daunting challenges of high energy costs and climate change, abandoning fossil...
9/28/2015
On September 22, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights...
9/25/2015
At the United Nations, a bit over two miles from the Law School’s campus, world leaders and diplomats from nearly 200...
9/21/2015
On September 17—Constitution Day—the National Constitution Center (NCC) launched the Interactive Constitution, an...
9/8/2015
Constitutional law grapples with some of our most difficult—and consequential—legal, political, and social questions....
9/4/2015
In a recent article in the Stanford Law Review, Professors Emiliano Marambio Catan LLM ’10 and Marcel Kahan shine a...
9/4/2015
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) traditionally has been viewed as an institution in the vanguard of the development...
8/26/2015
When classes end each May, NYU School of Law faculty disperse from campus to give lectures, attend workshops, pursue...
8/17/2015
The Immigrant Rights Clinic, now in its 16th year, has earned a reputation as a training ground for top lawyers who...
8/14/2015
The Connecticut Supreme Court’s August 13 ruling that banned the executions of the 11 men on the state’s death row...
7/27/2015
NYU School of Law has established the Civil Jury Project (CJP)  to conduct research on civil juries, a long-...
7/15/2015
The Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL) has launched the Clemency Resource Center (CRC), a...
7/15/2015
On July 12, Samuel Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law, was honored with the ...
7/7/2015
Ryan Goodman, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law, has been appointed special counsel to the general counsel of...
7/7/2015
Merging both ends of the criminal justice system by pairing indigent defense with offender reentry, the Criminal...
7/1/2015
In the final ruling of an historic Supreme Court term, the Obama administration was handed a loss on Monday, but the...
6/30/2015
In 2000, voters in Arizona adopted a state constitutional amendment that created an independent commission to draw...
6/30/2015
“Did you take my keys?” Professor Adam Samaha recently asked some visiting family members. His inquiry was an...
6/30/2015
How is the interpretation of the UN Charter affected by the practice of its major organs or the work of the UN...
6/29/2015
On June 27, Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson received the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction...
6/23/2015
NYU Law faculty are extensively involved in the American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent organization in...
6/15/2015
On a Monday evening in March, a group of students sat around the dining room table of Professor Daniel Shaviro’s West...
6/1/2015
Professor of Clinical Law Margaret Satterthwaite '99 is part of a trio of New York University faculty members that has...
6/1/2015
As policymakers, news media, and research communities increasingly rely on big data, the ability to create good visual...
5/28/2015
The Jerry S. Cohen award from the American Antitrust Institute is for Harry First's book, The Microsoft...
5/27/2015
Global Associate Professor of Law Mariana Pargendler, who teaches in the NYU Law Abroad in Buenos Aires program, has...
5/26/2015
With the Supreme Court about to rule on whether gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marry in the...
5/26/2015
In the past few years, controversies about how sexual assault is handled in the United States have dominated the...
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 system...
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 on...
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...

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