6/11/2018
Melissa Murray, who was a visiting professor at NYU Law last fall and was in residence this past spring, will join NYU...
5/30/2018
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Most research papers in the sciences are headed by a list of multiple co-authors. So are most papers in economics. But...
5/14/2018
Jennifer Arlen ’86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, has been elected president of the American Law and Economics...
5/9/2018
Four professors on the NYU Law faculty have been selected as research members of the European Corporate Governance...
5/9/2018
On April 23, Linda Silberman, Clarence D. Ashley Professor of Law and co-director of the Center for Transnational...
5/4/2018
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Steven Dean will join NYU Law on January 1, 2019, as the new faculty director of the Graduate Tax Program, Dean Trevor...
5/2/2018
Amy Adler
One glance at the diversity of topics and readings in the syllabus for Art Law, an NYU Law course that Emily Kempin...
4/25/2018
The American South is littered with the iconography of the Confederacy, says Professor Bryan Stevenson, founder and...
4/24/2018
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Copyright law once mostly focused on works such as books, photographs, paintings, music, and films. Today, copyright is...
4/23/2018
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Dean Trevor Morrison in the faculty half-time...
4/19/2018
Boeung Kak lake in Cambodia
It has been a truth universally acknowledged—at least, by the World Bank and many economic and legal theorists—that...
4/16/2018
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Google “Richard A. Epstein” and “prolific” and you’ll get plenty of hits. Other searches will produce multiple items...
4/16/2018
Michael Mukasey
There has never been a US president quite like Donald Trump. Will the precedents he sets now ultimately strengthen the...
4/12/2018
Preet Bharara
On March 19, at the Law Alumni Association (LAA) Spring Conference, the power of the US presidency was the subject of...
4/6/2018
As part of the Leadership Series of NYU Law’s Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business, a conversation...
4/4/2018
Sainath Iyer ’18 says he’s not surprised that Professor of Clinical Law Kim Taylor-Thompson is one of the six faculty...
4/2/2018
Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes, the host of MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes, joined Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of...
3/27/2018
Robert Katzmann
From a lectern in Greenberg Lounge, Robert A. Katzmann, chief judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit,...
3/22/2018
“Freedom versus Fairness: The Tension Between Free Market and Populist Ideals in Labor,” a symposium sponsored by NYU...
3/20/2018
Kim Taylor-Thompson
On February 20 a panel hosted by the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law discussed what current research in...
3/19/2018
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Professors Samuel Issacharoff and Clayton Gillette have neighboring offices, and both are experts on the architecture...
3/14/2018
Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar
When governments rely on artificial intelligence and other automated systems to make decisions that affect human lives...
3/9/2018
Artwork of human profiles, one with a tear.
Human rights workers are often witnesses to the human toll of atrocities and injustices, but their own mental health...
3/5/2018
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The 2017 US tax reform bill moved through Congress at breakneck speed, signed into law by President Trump just seven...
3/1/2018
Deborah Archer
Dean Trevor Morrison announced on February 28 that Deborah N. Archer will join the Law School next academic year as an...
2/15/2018
Since last fall, the social media hashtag #MeToo has propelled a national reckoning with sexual harassment and helped...
2/9/2018
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If you’re looking for a name for your start-up company, you may want to consider “Although.” Or perhaps “Showed.” Or “...
1/29/2018
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To understand the realm of Professor Franco Ferrari’s scholarship, consider this hypothetical: A nuclear accident in...
1/3/2018
Despite the longstanding and meaningful links between the worlds of law and business, when NYU Law embarked on a...
1/3/2018
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When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality rules in December 2017, it was the...
12/19/2017
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The gig economy gets considerable attention in the media, but there is another issue looming in the jobs sector that...
12/18/2017
NYU Law’s second annual Sidley Austin Forum, held at the NYU Global Academic Center in Washington, DC, on December 5...
12/18/2017
Alberto Alemanno
In an era with new forms of democratic engagement, global professor of law Alberto Alemanno has written Lobbying for...
12/15/2017
Stack of books
One way to get a sense of the breadth of scholarship at NYU Law is to look at the assortment of books faculty members...
12/8/2017
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Large asset managers, hedge funds and other shareholders gathered at an Institute for Corporate Governance &...
11/28/2017
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One of the most-watched cases on the US Supreme Court’s docket is Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights...
11/16/2017
Illustration of arches with microphones on top
At the seventh annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium, “New Approaches to Calculation and Allocation of the...
11/16/2017
Derrick Bell
Theodore Shaw Portrait of Derrick Bell by Daniel Mark Duffy Janet Dewart Bell, Derrick...
10/30/2017
During a three-year stint as commissioner of New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD),...
10/24/2017
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What role should law practices play in addressing the issues of race and ethnicity in America today? Do partners and...
10/18/2017
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The contagious energy of the evening was clear from the moment students, alumni, faculty, and friends of NYU School of...
10/10/2017
In 2015 alone, 20 articles written or co-written by famously prolific Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law Richard...
10/9/2017
To highlight how state-level actors are addressing energy and environmental issues in ways that sometimes differ from...
10/9/2017
In this event cosponsored by the Disability Allied Law Students Association and the Center for Diversity, Inclusion,...
10/4/2017
Rochelle Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law, was honored last month at the Intellectual Property Scholars...
10/2/2017
Conference speakers Frank Michelman, Trevor Morrison, Liam Murphy, Thomas Scanlon, Jeremy Waldron, Samuel...
10/1/2017
The depth of the legacy left by Norman Dorsen, the late Frederick I....
9/25/2017
When the US Supreme Court convened for business last fall, it was down a justice and had few high-profile cases on its...
9/20/2017
In August, following an open display of racial hatred and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Dean Trevor Morrison...
9/5/2017
Robert Jackson Jr., a professor of law and director of the Program on Corporate Law and Policy at Columbia Law School,...
9/1/2017
A Sampling of Recent Faculty Books Kwame Anthony Appiah As If: Idealization and Ideals, Harvard University...
9/1/2017
The beginning of a school year always brings with it fresh energy. This year, many of us at NYU Law return to campus...
9/1/2017
The battle over immigration is about law and policy—and people. BY MICHAEL OREY GRAPHIC ADAPTATIONS BY ELEANOR DAVIS...
9/1/2017
The women of NYU Law have been making history since 1892. Facing modern challenges for women in the legal profession,...
9/1/2017
When the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution placed a camera on Martha’s Vineyard’s South Beach, it was to monitor...
9/1/2017
NYU Law embraces training to advise socially minded businesses in the emerging field of law and social...
9/1/2017
Through 56 years and seven deans, Norman Dorsen, who passed away in July, played a peerless role in the upward...
9/1/2017
George Zeitlin LLM ’61 passed away on January 19 at age 86. Zeitlin’s colleagues and students remember him as a...
8/28/2017
Summer is a time when many NYU Law professors fan out from Washington Square to engage with the global academic...
8/9/2017
The International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) held its annual conference in July at the University of Copenhagen in...
8/1/2017
The 2016–17 NYU Law Forum brought together journalists, academics, politicians, and business professionals to address a...
7/18/2017
Richard Revesz, dean emeritus and Lawrence King Professor of Law, was named one of the New York Law Journal's 2017...
7/3/2017
Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law, passed away on July 1, 2017, at home with his family...
6/22/2017
Steven Greenhouse '82 Philip Miscimarra Victoria Lipnic David Sherwyn, former...
6/6/2017
On May 24, NYU Law launched the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship, a new research center that will work...
5/24/2017
 Professor Troy McKenzie '00 has been elected to the American Law Institute Council.
5/18/2017
At NYU Law, the Brennan Center for Justice, founded in honor of a Supreme Court legend, uses a multipronged approach to...
5/18/2017
On April 28, 2017, a federal court in Wisconsin struck down a state law authorizing the detention, involuntary...
5/15/2017
Rick Brooks will join NYU School of Law’s permanent faculty in January 2018, and he will teach Contracts at the Law...
5/11/2017
New York University professors from a range of disciplines met at NYU Law to honor Professor Anna Deavere Smith, who...
5/8/2017
Early one afternoon, William T. Comfort, III Professor of Law Roderick Hills Jr. is walking his Constitutional Law...
4/26/2017
It is traditional to take stock of a new president’s accomplishments and approach to governance as he reaches 100 days...
4/19/2017
The ninth annual conference of NYU Law’s Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL), “Disrupting the Cycle:...
4/12/2017
Law Alumni of Color Association President Rafiq Kalam Id-Din II ’00 Dean Trevor Morrison...
4/7/2017
At a recent event, “‘Regarded As’ Muslim: Islamophobia and its Ripple Effects,” panelists considered the difficulties...
4/4/2017
Last spring, Mark Geistfeld sat in a Tesla Model S, his hands hovering inches from the wheel as the car, in self-drive...
3/30/2017
Vijaya Gadde ’00, Twitter’s general counsel, had scarcely settled into her chair at the March 22 NYU School of Law...
3/28/2017
Former president Barack Obama delivered a statement from the Pentagon on December 14, 2015, describing the latest...
3/23/2017
This year’s Hauser Global Law School Program Annual Dinner occurred exactly one week before a fateful national election...
3/23/2017
As a new governor of Puerto Rico took office this year, the commonwealth continued to grapple with an economic crisis...
3/17/2017
At the launch of the Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance, a panel of leaders representing institutional...
3/17/2017
With the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch of the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in...
3/15/2017
The NYU School of Law Forum focused on "Trump’s Economic Agenda: The Path from Rhetoric to Reality" on March 1, with...
3/10/2017
In his second trip to the United States since stepping down as president of Taiwan in May 2016, Ma Ying-jeou LLM ’76...
3/8/2017
The launch of NYU Law’s Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law on February 27 drew a crowd that filled Tishman...
3/8/2017
One way to understand the 2016 US election and Brexit decision, says Professor of Law Edward Rock, is that many voters...
3/6/2017
What if questions of policing are not best addressed by policing agencies or the courts, but by the public? In...
3/1/2017
"Medical Innovation and the Law," a symposium sponsored by the Classical Liberal Institute and the NYU Journal of...
3/1/2017
The February 22 NYU School of Law Forum, "Business, Law, and Government in China: Reflections from Experience,"...
2/24/2017
A person living in the US in the past half-century might reasonably believe war can be counterproductive to modern...
2/23/2017
The day Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a federal court issued a ruling in a case likely to shape voting in the...
2/21/2017
In a conversation on February 8 at the London School of Economics and Political Science, NYU Law faculty members Mervyn...
2/21/2017
Cynthia Estlund’s newest book, A New Deal for China’s Workers?, published in January, focuses on the rapidly evolving...
2/14/2017
The February 8 NYU Law Forum focused on the challenges faced by the international human rights system from both...
2/13/2017
Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law, has returned to NYU Law from a three-year leave during which she served...
2/8/2017
Michael Levine, distinguished research scholar and senior lecturer, passed away last week. He had a long, varied, and...
2/6/2017
“Assume a can opener” is the punch line of a joke about an economist proposing how to open a can of tuna fish while...
2/6/2017
One day after President Trump signed an executive order cutting off funding for locations known as "sanctuary cities,"...
1/31/2017
NYU School of Law has announced two new arrivals this spring, both of whom join the Law School from the Obama...
1/31/2017
In January, anticipating a topic that would be top-of-mind for students returning from winter break, several NYU Law...