News@NYU Law

5/19/2016
This year’s “Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles” list from the Corporate Practice Commentator includes an article...
5/18/2016
(L to R) John Berger, senior editor at Cambridge University Press; Jonathan Lippman '68; Samuel Estreicher;...
5/16/2016
Beatrice Silverstein Frank, former clinical associate professor of law, passed away on April 21, 2016, at the age of 87...
5/13/2016
What if you were arrested for not carrying papers—that were impossible to get? What if you won your deportation case...
5/12/2016
Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial, written by Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law Kenji...
5/12/2016
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, today said that Mauritania’s...
5/10/2016
In the public at large, property and contract law are commonly thought to reflect moral proprietary and promissory...
5/10/2016
Zachary Goldman and Samuel Rascoff recently released Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the...
5/6/2016
It’s sometimes difficult to be philosophical about the down-and-dirty milieu of political institutions—but University...
5/4/2016
Speaking ahead of President Barack Obama’s  upcoming visit to Flint on May 4, three United Nations experts have...
4/28/2016
The NYU Graduate Tax Program and the Tax Practice of KPMGhave joined together to create an annual symposium on Current...
4/28/2016
Are we running out of trademarks? Professor Jeanne Fromer and John M. Desmarais Professor of Intellectual Property Law...
4/20/2016
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) has elected five New York University faculty as fellows: Leslie...
4/20/2016
Today over 60 percent of people in jail are being held pretrial, and many remain in custody because they cannot afford...
4/18/2016
NYU Law’s Leadership Mindset program supports the Law School’s mission of inspiring and developing in its students a...
4/15/2016
On April 7, the 15th annual Deans’ Cup—the charity...
4/14/2016
In the ongoing national debate over income inequality, policymakers have clashed over how to combat the widening gap...
4/8/2016
In her scholarship and teaching, Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, considers the...
4/6/2016
Policing agencies play a vital role in ensuring a safe and secure society. But questions about law enforcement...
4/6/2016
Judge Patrick Robinson is a member of the International Court of Justice and a Barrister of Law, Middle Temple, United...
4/5/2016
Ed Rock, an expert in corporate law and corporate governance, will join NYU School of Law's permanent faculty this...
3/31/2016
M. Carr Ferguson LLM '60 Victor Zonana ’64, LLM ’66 John Samuels LLM ’75...
3/31/2016
Lord Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, Baron King of Lothbury, Alan Greenspan Professor of Economics...
3/22/2016
A sociologist, historian and legal scholar, David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law, is an expert in crime...
3/7/2016
Over the past two years, NYU Law students have played a central role in building a pioneering database that sheds new...
3/1/2016
Google.org is teaming with Bryan Stevenson and his non-profit Equal Justice Initiative to push America to confront its...
3/1/2016
A fundamental question in efforts to solve the affordable housing crisis in New York and other major American cities is...
3/1/2016
The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed Judge Theodor Meron to a new term as President of the Mechanism for...
2/24/2016
The brief asks the Supreme Court to uphold the accommodation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage...
2/23/2016
Throughout its 50 years, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has designated around 30,000 properties...
2/17/2016
Even as patenting has expanded in the US and awards for related lawsuits have exceeded $1 billion, one pocket of...
2/17/2016
On February 13, Justice Antonin Scalia of the US Supreme Court died at the age of 79. A member of the court since his...
2/9/2016
Following the UN Climate Change conference in Paris, an expert at the Council on Foreign Relations said, “The world...
2/3/2016
Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, has been awarded the University’s 2015-2016 Dr...
2/3/2016
When the Harvard Law Review invites three separate online critiques of an article to be published at the same time as...
1/26/2016
For 25 years, the Family Defense Clinic—founded by Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law Martin Guggenheim ’71—...
1/21/2016
CHRGJ Faculty Director, Professor Philip Alston met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday in his capacity...
1/20/2016
The 2016 Stonewall Book Awards were announced Monday, January 11 by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round...
1/19/2016
The vital flow of remittances from diaspora countries into Somalia is under threat as a result of necessary, but...
1/12/2016
In the decade she spent as a public defender, Professor of Clinical Law Kim Taylor-Thompson represented children and...
12/18/2015
On December 16, 2015, President Barack Obama appointed Adjunct Professor Pedro Martinez-Fraga, a partner in the Miami...
12/18/2015
Over the past year, NYU Law faculty members have taken a hard and thoughtful look at such things as the Asian luxury...
12/9/2015
At the 2015 Law Alumni Association Annual Fall Conference, Roberta Kaplan, partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton &...
12/8/2015
For years, Republicans have accused President Barack Obama of waging a “war on coal.” As evidence of his “unprecedented...
12/2/2015
NYU Law and Concurrences Review co-sponsored "Antitrust in Emerging and Developing Economies: Africa, Brazil,...
11/23/2015
David Richards, Edwin D. Webb Professor of Law, has long studied the interaction between patriarchy, structural...
11/20/2015
Several NYU Law faculty have weighed in on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. The case concerns the...
11/19/2015
Three NYU School of Law faculty members have teamed up with political scientists from around the country to participate...
11/18/2015
In August 1956, the New Yorker published a “Talk of the Town” item about a social gathering attended by a couple of...
11/11/2015
At the November 3 panel “Uber Alles? Implications of the ‘Share Economy,’ ” academics and practitioners addressed a...
11/10/2015
Guiding Immigrant Rights Clinic students in dozens of cases since she became clinic co-director in 2011, Alina Das ’05...
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...
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 forthcoming article in the Stanford Law Review, Professors Emiliano Marambio Catan LLM ’10 and Marcel Kahan shine...
9/4/2015
  The European Court of Justice (CJEU) traditionally has been viewed as an institution in the vanguard of the...
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...

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