News@NYU Law

5/27/2009
On May 26, President Barack Obama nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit...
5/18/2009
President Barack Obama’s 2010 budget proposes expanded tax credits for child care, low-income earners, retirement...
5/18/2009
Stephen Choi, Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law, Samuel Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of...
5/15/2009
New York University School of Law was a principal host of a unique global conference held May 3 through May 5 in the...
5/12/2009
On May 1 and 2, the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy and the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual...
5/8/2009
Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, led by Presiding Judge Theodor...
5/7/2009
On April 30 Professor Amy Adler’s scholarship on child pornography law was the subject of an interdisciplinary...
5/6/2009
In a BusinessWeek op-ed, Bar-Gill and Davis propose the creation of third-party boards to police consumer contracts...
5/5/2009
On May 4, the Supreme Court announced that it will decide whether a 13-year-old convicted of rape must spend the rest...
5/4/2009
NYU Law's Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) won major victories in two separate cases in the Southern District of New York...
4/29/2009
Pildes writes in the New York Times Room for Debate about Supreme Court voting rights caseOn April 29, the United...
4/27/2009
  Choi and Kahan recognized for best corporate and securities articles of 2008 by Corporate Practice Commentator...
4/23/2009
University Professor Jeremy Waldron delivered this year’s Tanner Lectures on Human Values at the University of...
4/23/2009
The best lawyers in Medieval England were known as sergeants-at-law; upon their appointment, they received an elaborate...
4/20/2009
Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, has been elected to the American...
4/17/2009
“He’s got a lot of attributes,” said Harold Kongju Koh of his friend and mentor, Andreas F. Lowenfeld, Herbert and Rose...
4/16/2009
On April 15, Barry Friedman, Vice Dean and Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law, appeared on CNN’s Lou Dobbs...
4/14/2009
On April 14, the Carnegie Corporation of New York named Assistant Professor of Law Samuel Rascoff a 2009 Carnegie...
4/14/2009
In an interview ;with NPR's All Things Considered, Deborah Schenk, the Ronald and Marilynn Grossman Professor of...
4/10/2009
April 10, 2009 Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law, has been a sought-after legal...
4/6/2009
Jacobs talks to ABC's Good Morning America about gun control in the wake of recent shootingsThe recent deadly shootings...
4/3/2009
Yoshino writes in the New York Times Room for Debate about Iowa Supreme Court's decision to strike down gay marriage...
4/1/2009
While many students were in class on March 30, Jacob Karabell ’09 was watching his professor, Samuel Issacharoff...
4/1/2009
On March 23, PILC's Leaders in Public Interest Series presented: “Scholarship in the Public Interest.”...
4/1/2009
Friedman writes op-ed in the American Lawyer that the traditional allocation of power between state and federal...
3/31/2009
On March 26, Peggy Cooper Davis, John S.R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics and director of the Lawyering Program...
3/26/2009
On April 7, James Jacobs, Chief Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law and the Courts and director of the...
3/25/2009
On March 25, David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and professor of sociology, will be teaching Michel...
3/20/2009
Professor Nancy Morawetz ’81, founding director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, acknowledged “a little...
3/20/2009
Journal of Law and Liberty holds symposium: The Unknown Justice ThomasThe NYU Journal of Law and Liberty presented...
3/20/2009
David A.J. Richards, Edwin D. Webb Professor of Law, and University Professor Carol Gilligan gave an informal talk on...
3/18/2009
Sydney Morning Herald reports on Geoffrey Miller's criticism of American class action system at Australian...
3/16/2009
On March 2, PILC's Leaders in Public Interest Series presented "The Future of National Security Law." Professor Sam...
3/16/2009
Professor Ryan Goodman, the Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and director of the Human...
3/11/2009
Revesz and Livermore write in BusinessWeek that President Obama's cap-and-trade plan can boost growthIn a March 10...
3/10/2009
In the Supreme Court’s March 9 decision in Bartlett v. Strickland, which held that a part of the Voting Rights...
3/10/2009
Professor José Alvarez, Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and the executive director of the...
3/9/2009
Professor Barton Beebe, a specialist in trademark and copyright law, will join the NYU Law faculty this fall. Professor...
3/5/2009
Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit delivered the keynote on February 27 at...
3/2/2009
On March 2, Breaking the Logjam, a joint project between the NYU Law and New York Law School, issued a report...
2/25/2009
Shaviro talks about Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax (AUDIO)February 25, 2009Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of...
2/25/2009
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law as well as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial,...
2/23/2009
In a speech at Manhattan's Central Synagogue, Stephen Gillers, Emily Kempin Professor of Law, called for lawyers...
2/19/2009
Marcel Kahan, George T. Lowy Professor of Law, and Edward Rock, Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law at...
2/16/2009
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law and U.N. Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary...
2/13/2009
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, attracted a full house to the...
2/13/2009
Gillers talks to Bloomberg.com about the possible implications of defense lawyers's past family stake in...
2/11/2009
At its annual dinner on February 10, the Hauser Global Law School Program (HGLSP) honored its founding director Norman...
2/11/2009
In his inaugural lecture as Beller Family Professor of Business Law, "Law, Lawyers, and Global Development: Can Lawyers...
2/10/2009
Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, will receive a doctorate honoris causa from the...
2/6/2009
On February 3, the Law School's Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) hosted a panel discussion to mark...
2/6/2009
Barry Adler writes in a New York Times letter to the editor that proposed cap on executive pay is a mistakeFebruary 6,...
2/6/2009
Katherine Strandburg, a professor of law at DePaul University, will become a tenured faculty member at NYU Law in Fall...
2/6/2009
National Jurist has named Peggy Cooper Davis, the John S.R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics and the director of...
2/2/2009
February 2, 2009Thomas Franck, Murry and Ida Becker Professor of Law Emeritus, has been nominated to the position of...
2/2/2009
On January 22, the Law School held the Bell Annual Gospel Choir Concert. The event was a blend of the spoken word...
1/30/2009
January 30, 2009Professor Ronald Noble, secretary general of INTERPOL, on leave from NYU Law, discussed the crucial...
1/14/2009
As a scholar of financial institutions, Geoffrey Miller, the Stuyvesant Comfort Professor of Law and director of the...
1/6/2009
In an article in the New York Times, Professor Amy Adler discussed a decade-old law now being challenged that makes it...
12/23/2008
In the December 22 edition of the New York Times, Professor Samuel Issacharoff offered insights into the...
12/18/2008
Barry Adler writes in BusinessWeek op-ed that Chapter 11 is not the answer for troubled U.S. automakersIn an op-ed in...
12/16/2008
Jerome Cohen, Professor of Law and co-director of the Law School’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute, personally urged Taiwan...
12/11/2008
Dean Richard Revesz gave a keynote address on December 10 in Boston at the annual meeting of the Society for...
12/10/2008
Jacobs talks to WNYC about the corruption case against Illinois governor involving Obama Senate seatIn an interview...
12/9/2008
Rachel Barkow and Libling '09 address overcrowded prison conditions in Boston Herald op-edIn an op-ed in the Boston...
12/5/2008
During the Center on Law and Security’s lively December 4 panel, “After Torture: Discussing Justice in the...
12/5/2008
Professor Richard Epstein, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago,...
12/4/2008
Revesz and Livermore urge cost-benefit analysis in op-ed for Forbes.comIn an op-ed in Forbes.com, Richard Revesz, the...
12/3/2008
Smita Narula, associate professor of clinical law and faculty director of the Law School’s Center for Human...
11/18/2008
In an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, Michael Levine, Distinguished Research Scholar and Senior Lecturer, writes that...
11/17/2008
Cynthia Estlund, the Catherine A. Rein Professor of Law, is leading the transition team that is reviewing the National...
11/14/2008
In the wake of President-elect Barack Obama’s decisive victory, four School of Law professors gathered for a...
11/7/2008
Now that the election is over, we are free to talk about our experience.  Since the start of the primary season,...
11/4/2008
Barry Friedman, the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law, led a discussion of the topic "Is the Supreme Court...
10/30/2008
While the government has been busy bailing out Wall Street and shoring up banks, it has been sorely overlooking the...
10/15/2008
Robert Howse, the Lloyd C. Nelson Professor of International Law, presented his lecture “Man of Peace: Rehearing...
10/6/2008
Miller arbitration study discussed in The New York Times The New York Times reports that despite corporate...
10/2/2008
University Professor Anthony Amsterdam has won the 2008 Frederick Douglass Human Rights Award from the...
9/29/2008
Barry Adler, the Charles Seligson Professor of Law, testified on September 26 before the Committee on the Judiciary's...
9/25/2008
In an hour-long discussion on September 24, Dean Richard Revesz laid out his case for the potential ...
9/22/2008
Clayton Gillette, the Max E. Greenberg Professor of Contract Law, testified on September 18 before the House Domestic...
9/19/2008
A 1985 article by Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law Samuel Estreicher was referenced in a Daily Labor Report article...
9/19/2008
In a front-page New York Times article on September 19 about the Supreme Court's current interest in...
9/12/2008
Dean Richard Revesz has been appointed to the National Research Council (NRC)'s Committee on Health, Environmental...
9/8/2008
University Professor Thomas Nagel has been awarded a 2008 Balzan Prize for his work in moral philosophy. Nagel was one...
8/28/2008
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and a professor of sociology, gave the keynote address, "...
8/25/2008
In a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Richard Pildes, the Sudler Family Professor of...
8/25/2008
Visiting Professor Derrick Bell has been named a Diversity Champion by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education for being an...
8/22/2008
Rochelle C. Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law, is a coreporter on the recently released American Law Institute...
8/19/2008
Samuel Issacharoff, the Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law, joined leading legal practitioners,...
8/12/2008
Professor Randy Hertz, director of the Law School's Clinical and Advocacy Programs, has been named chair of the...
6/28/2008
In a June 27 op-ed in The Huffington Post, Rachel Barkow points out that despite polls showing that Barack Obama has...
6/26/2008
In a June 26 op-ed in The Huffington Post, James Jacobs, Chief Justice Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law...
5/22/2008
Alan N. Rechtschaffen is a partner of the Rechtschaffen Institutional Group at UBS Financial Services, Inc. and...
5/22/2008
Cynthia Estlund, Clayton Gillette and Troy McKenzie were honored at the Law School's end-of-year dinner on May 15 with...

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