News@NYU Law

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...
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...

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