News@NYU Law

4/3/2015
The Global Justice Clinic joined two Haitian civil society coalitions to testify on the right of access to information...
3/30/2015
Philip Alston issued a statement Tuesday in his capacity as UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights...
3/17/2015
Global Clinical Professor of Law Alberto Alemanno, who teaches at NYU Law Abroad in Paris, has been selected as a 2015...
3/13/2015
NYU School of Law professors, alumni, and students have filed amicus briefs with the Supreme Court supporting the case...
3/4/2015
The rise of a virulent new form of terrorist threat, embodied in the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) has...
2/24/2015
In an ever more interconnected global economy, international boundaries are increasingly irrelevant. And as governments...
2/13/2015
In May 2013, the president spoke about getting the United States off of a perpetual wartime footing in dealing with...
1/29/2015
NYU School of Law is pleased to announce the launch of the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, a research...
1/28/2015
For a leading labor and employment law scholar such as Cynthia Estlund, the ongoing decline of American unions might...
1/22/2015
Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, visited Paraguay in December when he delivered a lecture at...
1/20/2015
Sri Lanka’s voters shocked themselves and the world this month by tossing out their president, who crushed the Tamil...
12/22/2014
Camilo Romero ’12 speaks matter-of-factly about his final day in the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, when his...
12/19/2014
Wtih the US Senate Intelligence Committee's release of its report on the CIA's use of torture, the Global Justice...
12/11/2014
This conference examined how power-knowledge dynamics within global institutional governance are being transformed by...
12/3/2014
The NYU Global Justice Clinic, led by Professor of Clinical Law Margaret Satterthwaite '99, is asking the African...
12/2/2014
During his first US trip since his appointment last October, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited NYU Law to...
11/21/2014
Former US Ambassadors to South Korea and China, NGO representatives, a North Korean escapee, and scholars gathered for...
11/18/2014
NYU Law’s 20th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on November 6 focused on...
11/17/2014
The latest installment of the NYU Leadership Series in Law and Business on November 4 featured a conversation between...
11/11/2014
The Center on Law and Security presented a discussion of intelligence oversight by Rajesh De, Jane Harman, Dorit...
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-...
11/4/2014
On Thursday, October 23, the US-Asia Law Institute held a lunch talk with Mr. Dan Zhou, an expert on anti-...
10/23/2014
Gustave Hauser LLM '57, with his wife and fellow alumna, Rita Hauser Grainne de Burca, Florence...
10/23/2014
Mohamed ElBaradei LLM ’71, JSD ’74, LLD ’04, known worldwide as a Nobel Peace Prize winner, former director...
10/22/2014
This September, the Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) movement began a campaign of civil disobedience for true...
10/21/2014
During a lunchtime talk on Friday, October 10, former President Emil Constantinescu of Romania canvassed his...
10/8/2014
Intense curiosity and a bit of professional envy imbued the fourth annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium, held at NYU...
10/8/2014
How should multinationals be taxed? Are they being taxed enough? At the 19th Annual David R. Tillinghast Lecture on...
9/30/2014
Each summer, NYU Law students travel the globe to intern in countries as diverse as India, Hungary, and Colombia in...
9/29/2014
How ought countries enforce anti-corruption laws? This question lay at the heart of new research co-authored by Kevin...
9/10/2014
  For many NYU Law professors, summer is the season to take their research and scholarship on the road, often to...
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...
7/31/2014
Diego P. Fernandez Arroyo, Global Professor at NYU Paris  and April 2015 scholar-in-residence at the Center for...
6/10/2014
Students from the Policy Advocacy Clinic at NYU Law in Buenos Aires are leaving their mark on Venezuela’s conversation...
5/16/2014
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, has been made a Grand Officier...
5/6/2014
Sujit Choudhry, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law, will be the next dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School...
5/2/2014
Professor Margaret Satterthwaite ’99, faculty director of the Root-Tilden-Kern Program as well as the Center for Human...
4/24/2014
Earlier today, the NYU Alumni Association honored Winston Ma MCJ ’98 with a Distinguished Alumnus Award at its annual...
4/10/2014
The complex and delicate relationship between China and the rest of the world regarding human rights was the focus of...
4/8/2014
  The Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and Sotheby's auction house...
3/21/2014
The question of whether Edward Snowden is a hero or a villain persists more than a year after he revealed the extent of...
3/12/2014
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises with lifesaving resources....
2/21/2014
Global Clinical Professor of Law Alberto Alemanno, who teaches the EU Regulatory Policy Clinic that is part of the...
1/31/2014
A major conference in Shanghai on January 17-18 showcased the international law expertise of several NYU Law faculty,...
1/30/2014
Vincenzo Varano, a professor and dean emeritus at the University of Florence Faculty of Law and a frequent Global...
11/12/2013
The 2008 financial crisis continues to cast a long shadow. At the sixth annual Comfort Global Economic Policy Forum on...
11/6/2013
The 19th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on October 24 focused on “The...
10/17/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen talks about his new book, Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished Its Version of Re-Education...
10/10/2013
Gordon Brown, former prime minister of the United Kingdom and NYU Distinguished Global Leader, joined a panel at NYU...
10/3/2013
On September 26, leading human rights advocates appeared at NYU Law to discuss surveillance, privacy, and freedom of...
8/15/2013
Mirela Roznovschi, who retired in June from her position as NYU Law’s foreign and international law reference librarian...
8/8/2013
The U.S.-Asia Law Institute announces the launch of their newly revamped website.
7/17/2013
Elizabeth Hassan (LL.M. ’12) and Shingira Masanzu (LL.M. ’13) have been selected for the World Bank’s Legal Associates...
7/8/2013
“The Price of Steel: Human Rights and Forced Evictions in the POSCO-India Project,” a new report from NYU Law’s...
5/17/2013
On May 9, the Congressional-Executive Committee on China held a roundtable discussion on "The End of Reeducation...
4/22/2013
After an overnight flight into Tunis, our first full day in Tunisia immediately showed us the results of our past...
4/22/2013
Since last September, the J.D. and LL.M. student researchers in NYU Law’s 2012-13 Constitutional Transitions Clinic...
4/12/2013
During Spring Break in March, three students from the International Organizations Clinic, taught by Florence Ellinwood...
2/15/2013
On February 10 Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist and author-in-residence at NYU Law, spoke about the rule of...
1/22/2013
NYU Law and its faculty had a major presence at this year's annual meeting of the American Association of Law Schools...
12/7/2012
The NYU Journal of International Law and Politics’ 18th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin...
11/6/2012
Writer and historian Ramachandra Guha, a distinguished global fellow at NYU Law this year, spoke at two law school...
10/18/2012
The Law School recently announced plans to plant its flag on three continents, setting up NYU Law-designed and managed...
6/13/2012
Kevin Davis, Beller Family Professor of Business Law, has assumed a newly created position as vice dean in charge of...
5/2/2012
The second annual Law & Banking/Finance Conference, titled “Tackling Systemic Risk,” took place at NYU School of...
1/19/2012
Professor Margaret Satterthwaite '99, a Center for Human Rights and Global Justice faculty director, and Veerle...
11/23/2011
On Monday, November 7, eleven accomplished scholars of Chinese law met for the 17th annual dialogue in memory of...
11/7/2011
The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law announced that Simon Chesterman, global professor of law at NYU...
10/31/2011
Members of the law school community gathered on October 20 to celebrate the launch of David Malone's Does the Elephant...
10/28/2011
On Friday, October 21, Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, took part in a high-level panel discussion...
10/24/2011
On October 19, the judges of the ICTY elected, by acclamation, Judge Theodor Meron (United States of America) as...
10/4/2011
On September 27, NYU School of Law hosted the 16th annual David R. Tillinghast Lecture on International Taxation....
10/3/2011
On September 21, the Global Climate Finance Project at NYU Law hosted a roundtable on climate finance with Serge...
5/20/2011
The President of Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou (LL.M. '76) welcomed his former professor, Jerome Cohen, co-director of the U.S.-...
5/13/2011
On May 11, NYU School of Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) released a 54-page report...
4/26/2011
On April 25, Ling Li, senior research fellow at the U.S.-Asia Law Institute and assistant professor at Northwest...
4/26/2011
Dr. Shirin Ebadi discusses her new book, The Golden Cage: Three Brothers, Three Choices, One DestinyOn April 19, Nobel...
4/15/2011
On April 1, the U.S.-Asia Law Institute hosted faculty and students from the National Taiwan University for a two-...
3/31/2011
On March 16th, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) released the preliminary results of its...
3/15/2011
The Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law held its second annual conference at Verona University...
2/23/2011
Promoting the rule of law is a priority at the U.N., as Patricia O’Brien, the United Nations under-secretary-...
9/22/2010
What do numbers have to do with defining the terms of global governance? To address that question, the Institute for...
3/5/2010
NYU@NUS, the joint LL.M. program of the NYU School of Law and the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, held...
3/5/2010
British Labour politician Peter Mandelson, who is the U.K.’s secretary of state for business, innovation, and...
12/4/2009
John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law Philip Alston, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or...
9/21/2009
Alston speaks to Time magazine about Kenya's police forceJohn Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law Philip Alston, United...
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...
4/17/2009
NYU Law's Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) was co-host to last month’s worldwide gathering in...
3/3/2009
The second class of students from the dual-degree program between NYU Law and the National University of Singapore...
2/6/2007
February 6, 2007The NYU School of Law and the Council on Foreign Relations invite human rights advocates to the 12th...