News@NYU Law

3/22/2010
On March 11, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and the International Institute for Law and Justice...
3/19/2010
Cohen highlights Chinese lawyer's disappearance in International Herald Tribune op-edIn a March 18 op-ed...
3/19/2010
About six years ago, the American Law Institute, the highly influential publisher of Restatements of the Law, decided...
3/19/2010
Michael Posner discusses new  Country Reports On Human Rights Practices (VIDEO)On March 12, Assistant...
3/17/2010
The Law School's newly formed Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law, established to advance the study...
3/15/2010
Health care reform will have enormous implications for tax policy. And the reverse is also true: Tax policy is a key...
3/15/2010
NYU President John Sexton, Benjamin F. Butler Professor of Law and dean emeritus, appeared on Bill Moyers Journal on...
3/12/2010
On March 6, C-SPAN aired a panel discussion moderated by Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law José...
3/10/2010
Friedman co-authors New York Times op-ed on problem with Senate filibustersIn a March 9 New York Times op-ed, Vice Dean...
3/5/2010
At the March 3 NYU Law Forum, moderator and Vice Dean Barry Friedman posed a provocative question: “Do we have...
3/5/2010
On February 24, 11 prominent law professors—including two from NYU Law—wrote President Barack Obama to...
3/5/2010
Professor Rachel Barkow has been appointed by New York County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. to the Conviction...
3/2/2010
During a ceremony at the White House on February 25, President Barack Obama presented Visiting Professor Annette Gordon...
2/23/2010
John Roberts has presided over the Supreme Court for nearly five years. That makes this “an appropriate time to...
2/22/2010
NYU Law Forum analyzes effects of Citizens United case on campaign finance reform (VIDEO)The NYU Law Forum for February...
2/19/2010
The sudden arrest and disappearance of Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng in February 2009 has prompted the...
2/18/2010
NYU Review of Law & Social Change holds symposium on sexual and reproductive rightsOn February 12, the...
2/16/2010
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, a lot of folks are taking a hard look at Wall Street. On February 5, a group...
2/12/2010
On February 9, NYU School of Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice published a report highlighting...
2/11/2010
Professor Oren Bar-Gill’s article “The Law, Economics and Psychology of Subprime Mortgage Contracts,” published in the...
2/9/2010
An article by Franco Ferrari, Inge Rennert Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law and a professor at the Faculty of...
2/8/2010
On January 29, NYU Law, the American Association of Law Schools, and the American Bar Association sponsored the...
2/5/2010
NYU Journal of Law and Business hosts symposium on legal aftershocks of the global financial crisisOn Friday, January...
1/27/2010
Veteran anti-apartheid activist and former Justice of the South African Constitutional Court Albie Sachs discussed his...
1/22/2010
As part of New York University’s 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week, Professor of Clinical Law Anthony...
1/19/2010
University Professor Anthony Amsterdam received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Coalition to Abolish the...
1/19/2010
Addressing a full house in Vanderbilt Hall’s Greenberg Lounge on January 14, Mark Geistfeld spoke on “The...
1/15/2010
Friedman op-ed published by the Los Angeles TimesIn an opinion piece published in the Los Angeles Times on January 15,...
1/13/2010
United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Philip Alston is calling for...
1/13/2010
Choice has named Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation Daniel Shaviro’s book Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax a 2009...
1/6/2010
Halbertal's article selected as one of 2009's best by New York Times columnist David BrooksOn December 28, Gruss...
12/23/2009
Seventeen professors will come to the the Law School for the spring term, including visitors from Seoul, South...
12/21/2009
On December 8 the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a Horizontal Merger...
12/15/2009
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and a professor of sociology, accepted an honorary doctorate from...
12/11/2009
In observance of Human Rights Day, which marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human...
12/10/2009
The 15th annual Herbert and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium, organized by Kevin Davis, Beller...
12/9/2009
On December 7, a panel of policy makers, advocates, and award-winning authors gathered in NYU School of Law’s...
12/7/2009
On Monday, December 7, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for a significant case in which Richard Pildes...
12/4/2009
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, won the last round of a 23-year legal battle on December...
12/4/2009
Zimmerman discusses Tiger Woods's right to privacy in New York Times Room for DebateIn the December 3 edition of the...
11/23/2009
In a November 18 op-ed in The Hill, Professor Oren Bar-Gill argues in support of the proposed new Consumer Financial...
11/19/2009
President Obama disappointed many Chinese political dissidents during his first trip to China this November by skirting...
11/19/2009
On November 17, Professor Florencia Marotta-Wurgler '01 testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science...
11/17/2009
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, delivered the 2009-10 Thomas M. Jorde Symposium keynote...
11/17/2009
A 2004 article by Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties, was the subject of an engaging...
11/13/2009
Simon Chesterman, global professor of law, director of the NYU School of Law Singapore Program, and former executive...
11/11/2009
Stewart and Wyman selected to appear in the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review The Environmental Law and...
11/9/2009
On November 9, Professor Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), argued Sullivan v....
11/6/2009
The United States Government announced this week that it will withhold $2 million in military aid to the...
11/5/2009
The inaugural lecture of the Boxer Family Professorship of Law, delivered by Vicki Been ’83 on November 2,...
11/2/2009
On November 6, Russell D. Niles Professor of Law Oscar Chase will present the keynote speech at Fordham University...
10/30/2009
John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law Philip Alston reports that the United States government’s use of unmanned...
10/27/2009
October 28, 2009Tishman AuditoriumNew York University School of LawVideoWatch the complete recording from this event (...
10/27/2009
  Lawrence litigator gives first lecture in Dean's Workshop on LGBT Rights   This October, the NYU School of...
10/27/2009
The National Research Council’s Committee on Health, Environmental, and Other External Costs and Benefits of Energy...
10/26/2009
The October 21 installment of the NYU Law Forum, “The Supreme Court’s New Term (and New Justice),” convened a...
10/23/2009
On October 20, Pauline Newman Professor of Law Rochelle C. Dreyfuss delivered the Fifth Annual Finnegan Distinguished...
10/22/2009
As the U.S. government’s historic Wall Street bailout has inevitably led to efforts to curb executive pay,...
10/13/2009
Tuesday, in a United Nations press release, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law Philip Alston, United Nations special...
10/13/2009
Nigel Li is convinced that the 2009 trial of Chen Shui-bian, ex-president of Taiwan, set a milestone in the young...
10/12/2009
University Professor Jeremy Waldron delivered the three-part Holmes Lecture series, the most prestigious talks at...
10/6/2009
On October 2 the Information Law Institute at the NYU School of Law held a day-long workshop in anticipation of the...
10/6/2009
Pildes discusses upcoming Supreme Court cases in  New York TimesIn an October 5 New York Times article by...
10/2/2009
New York University School of Law and the NYU Pollack Center for Law & Business held the 35th Annual Lawrence P....
10/1/2009
University Professor Richard Stewart, the director of the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental and Land Use Law,...
9/30/2009
Released the week before the beginning of the 2009-10 Supreme Court term, The Will of the People: How Public Opinion...
9/30/2009
In New York for United Nations week, Leonel Fernández, president of the Dominican Republic, visited the NYU School...
9/28/2009
New York Times praises Friedman's bookVice Dean Barry Friedman's new book, The Will of the People: How Public Opinion...
9/25/2009
In a ceremony on September 24, Bryan Stevenson, professor of clinical law and director of the Equal Justice Initiative...
9/24/2009
A forthcoming book by Ronald Dworkin, Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, is the subject of a two-day conference at...
9/21/2009
Barry Adler, Bernard Petrie Professor of Law and Business, gave testimony before the Congressional Oversight Panel...
9/17/2009
Former NYU School of Law visiting scholar Justice Sandile Ngcobo has accepted President Jacob Zuma’s nomination...
9/11/2009
Friedman writes about relevance of Supreme Court in the New RepublicIn the September 23 issue of the New Republic, Vice...
9/9/2009
The Supreme Court today took up its first oral argument with new Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor on the bench in...
8/24/2009
Stewart co-authors Wall Street Journal op-ed arguing for cap-and-trade environmental regulationThe House’s...
8/19/2009
Yoshino discusses timing of federal lawsuit challenging California's gay marriage ban in New York Times Room for...
8/14/2009
Rochelle Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law and co-director of the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy...
8/13/2009
In an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, Burt Neuborne urges the U.S. to hold Swiss banks accountable for secrecy laws...
8/13/2009
The work of Franco Ferrari, Inge Rennert Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law and a professor at the Faculty of...
8/11/2009
Shortly before the commencement of Senate confirmation hearings for former NYU School of Law...
8/10/2009
The ongoing economic crisis, coupled with the constantly mounting cost of higher education, has made attending college...
8/7/2009
Randy Hertz, Professor of Clinical Law and director of clinical and advocacy programs, has just completed his term as...
8/6/2009
In an op-ed in the New York Times, Anthony Thompson writes about imbalances created by counting prison inmates as "...
8/4/2009
Stephen Gillers, Emily Kempin Professor of Law, has been selected to serve on the American Bar Association's Commission...
7/31/2009
NPR mined Professor Samuel Rascoff's terrorism expertise for the third time this summer in a July 29 segment on All...
7/28/2009
Samuel Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law, and Cynthia Estlund, Catherine A. Rein...
7/28/2009
Professor Jerome Cohen, co-director of the NYU School of Law’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute, and institute research fellow...
7/27/2009
In Boston Globe Q & A, Friedman discusses Supreme Court's relationship with publicIn the wake of former NYU School...
7/22/2009
Richard Stewart, University Professor and John Edward Sexton Professor of Law, has been elected to the American College...
7/13/2009
Ronald Dworkin, Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, is one of several of the nation’s leading legal experts asked by...
7/10/2009
On July 8, Professor Rachel Barkow, faculty director of the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, testified...
7/10/2009
In its July 2 landmark decision decriminalizing homosexuality in India's capital city, which could lead India's...
7/2/2009
The Law School's Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, a joint project of NYU Law and Jones Day, led by Samuel Estreicher,...
6/19/2009
In an op-ed in BusinessWeek, Harry First, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law and director of the Trade Regulation...
6/18/2009
On June 10, the Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation announced that it will award its 2009 International Justice Prize...
6/18/2009
This spring, Marcel Kahan, George T. Lowy Professor of Law, was honored by Corporate Practice Commentator for...
6/9/2009
Jacobs appears on CNN's Lou Dobbs Tonight to discuss Judge Sotomayor's Second Amendment recordOn June 5, James...
6/8/2009
Oscar Chase, Russell D. Niles Professor of Law and co-director of the Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial...
6/4/2009
On June 4-5, government officials, union representatives, management- and labor-side practitioners, and professors...
5/28/2009
Thomas Franck, Murry and Ida Becker Professor of Law Emeritus, passed away on May 27 after a long battle...

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