News@NYU Law

2/19/2014
Glenn Greenwald ’94 is one of four journalists who will be honored with this year’s George Polk Award for national...
2/19/2014
Scholars from around the country gathered at NYU Law for a symposium on February 10 to discuss The Classical Liberal...
2/14/2014
Harvey Dale, University Professor of Philanthropy and the Law and director of the National Center on Philanthropy and...
2/14/2014
On February 10, the Hauser Global Law School Program and the International Law Society co-sponsored the event, “Crisis...
2/12/2014
New York University honored Professor Bryan Stevenson, head of the Equal Justice and Defender Clinic, with a Dr. Martin...
2/11/2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Saturday the appointment of Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law and...
2/11/2014
The Public Interest Law Center (PILC) held its 37th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair on Thursday, February 6...
2/11/2014
Monday marked the debut of the Intercept, the online magazine edited by Glenn Greenwald ’94 alongside journalists Laura...
2/10/2014
On the morning of Monday, February 3, Daniel Esty wrapped up his three-year term as Commissioner of the Connecticut...
2/7/2014
Calling attention to a new report from the Alliance for Justice (AFJ), the Brennan Center for Justice co-sponsored...
2/7/2014
On January 31, the NYU Journal of Law & Business held its 2014 symposium, “Developments in Domestic and...
2/7/2014
On Friday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Carl Weisbrod ’68 as the new chair of the City Planning...
2/7/2014
The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has selected a book co-authored by Ryan Goodman, Anne and Joel...
2/6/2014
At NYU Law’s Annual Alumni Luncheon on January 31 at the Pierre, an audience of roughly 400 gathered to thank the...
2/4/2014
At the January 22 Milbank Tweed forum entitled, “Suddenly Sexy: How Compliance Went From Ho-Hum to Hot,” a panel of...
2/4/2014
Policy Integrity filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the authority of the...
2/4/2014
Christine Sun '98 detailed her personal and professional journeys as both LGBTQ individual and advocate when OUTLaw,...
2/4/2014
On February 3, Judge Harry T. Edwards, a long-time professor at the NYU School of Law, gave the opening address at the...
2/4/2014
In an article in the Atlantic, Amanda Levendowski ’14 discusses how copyright law could be used to combat the...
2/3/2014
On a frigid day in late January, Barton Beebe gave the inaugural lecture of the John M. Desmarais Professorship of...
1/31/2014
A major conference in Shanghai on January 17-18 showcased the international law expertise of several NYU Law faculty,...
1/31/2014
Anne Milgram '96, senior fellow at the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law and vice president of criminal...
1/31/2014
Eleanor Fox ’61, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, received the Antitrust Law Section Public Service...
1/31/2014
The Public Interest Legal Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the nation, will attract approximately 3,000...
1/30/2014
Vincenzo Varano, a professor and dean emeritus at the University of Florence Faculty of Law and a frequent Global...
1/28/2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Stacey Cumberbatch ’86 the new commissioner of the Department of Citywide...
1/27/2014
The American Law Institute (ALI) announced today that Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus...
1/24/2014
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the NYU Furman Center has launched a blog to host a "slow debate" on economic...
1/24/2014
In a talk on the past and future of voting rights, part of an event moderated by Judge David Tatel of the US Court of...
1/22/2014
A paper by Nicholas Williams ’13 won first prize in the annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition,...
1/21/2014
The US Copyright Office cited comments by students of the Art Law Society and articles by Christopher Sprigman in...
1/19/2014
Dean Trevor Morrison met with Zhou Qiang, president of China’s Supreme People’s Court, on Tuesday, January 14, in...
1/17/2014
On Wednesday, the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York (CUNY) unanimously named James Milliken ’83 the...
1/16/2014
The School of Law, founded in 1835, is the oldest professional school of New York University and one of the oldest law...
1/15/2014
The Center on Civil Justice at New York University School of Law has appointed Peter Zimroth as its director,...
1/14/2014
Jessica Rubin-Wills ’12 is one of 28 graduating law students and judicial clerks recently named as 2014 Skadden Fellows...
1/12/2014
NYU Law named Linda Maria Wayner the new executive director of the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human...
1/10/2014
On Wednesday, January 8, Debo Adegbile ’94—President Barack Obama’s pick for assistant attorney general for the Civil...
1/10/2014
Throughout the United States, indigent defendants facing criminal charges have no voice in choosing the attorney who...
1/9/2014
The Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts, edited by Jennifer Arlen ’86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, was...
1/9/2014
Javier Vargas LLM ’93 was appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti to be a judge of the New York City...
1/8/2014
The National Jurist has named Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and dean emeritus, among...
1/8/2014
Professor of Clinical Law Holly Maguigan received the Great Teacher Award from the Society of American Law Teachers (...
1/7/2014
Julie Mao ’11, an attorney at the New Orleans Workers Center for Racial Justice (NOWC), has been named one of the ...
1/6/2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Gladys Carrión '76 to lead the New York City Administration for Children’s Services.
1/6/2014
Brennan Center Trustee Zachary Carter '75 will serve as New York City's chief lawyer under Mayor Bill de Blasio.
12/20/2013
Earlier in December, Adina Rosenbaum ’03 went before the Supreme Court to argue Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg. Rosenbaum...
12/20/2013
Last fall, Harvard University Press published Religion Without God by Ronald Dworkin, Frank Henry Sommer Professor of...
12/20/2013
With NSA surveillance dominating the headlines, NYU Law faculty weighed in on the issue: ·    ...
12/20/2013
Written over seven years, The Classical Liberal Constitution is—says Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of...
12/19/2013
The 16th Annual Takings Conference on November 22 explored the regulatory takings issue as it relates to...
12/18/2013
Addressing questions of human rights solutions and reconciliation, the seventh annual Emilio Mignone Lecture on...
12/17/2013
Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, has teamed up with Bert Foer, president of the...
12/16/2013
On December 12, a host of Washington insiders took part in “Exploring ‘Polarization’: A Conversation,” ...
12/16/2013
On Wednesday, December 11, Barry Adler, Bernard Petrie Professor of Law and Business, presented at the Systemic...
12/14/2013
Three new historical markers in Montgomery, Alabama, represent the first step in a push by Professor Bryan Stevenson,...
12/13/2013
On Wednesday, October 30, Vickie Patton ’90, general counsel of theEnvironmental Defense Fund and Jared...
12/13/2013
On December 12, Professor Christopher Sprigman published an article on Slate arguing that Goldieblox, the San Francisco...
12/13/2013
A forthcoming paper in the Harvard Law Review by NYU Law School professors Rick Pildes and Ryan Bubb claims...
12/12/2013
California Governor Edmund Brown has appointed Khymberli Apaloo ’96 a judge in the San Bernardino County Superior Court...
12/10/2013
On November 8, Sujit Choudhry, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law and faculty director of the Center for Constitutional...
12/10/2013
As Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio forms his new administration, he is being advised by a transition team composed of 60...
12/9/2013
At its 40th annual awards program on December 5, the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) honored the Furman...
12/9/2013
Kevin Davis, Beller Family Professor of Business Law, an expert in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and law and...
12/6/2013
Ronald Dworkin, who died this year, was one of the great legal philosophers of the modern era.
12/5/2013
On Monday, December 2, Professor Samuel Rascoff, the faculty director of the Center on Law and Security, welcomed a...
12/4/2013
“International Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Twenty-First Century,” a conference held on November 1-2 by NYU Law’s...
12/3/2013
On November 26, Gideon’s Promise—the nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring adequate legal representation for all...
12/2/2013
New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman ’68, a vigorous proponent of providing access to justice for all New...
12/2/2013
Jerome Cohen and Margaret Lewis '03’s new book, Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished its Version of Re-Education...
12/2/2013
In the latest news report based on documents revealed by Edward Snowden, we’ve learned that the NSA creates profiles of...
11/27/2013
Scholars of medieval Jewish tradition gathered with law professors and practitioners on a cold November 21 evening to...
11/26/2013
On November 19, NYU Law’s Center on Law and Security gathered an elite group of national security practitioners,...
11/26/2013
Kwame Anthony Appiah, a renowned philosopher whose scholarship spans a range of academic disciplines, will join the NYU...
11/25/2013
Sarah Burns, professor of clinical law, and the Reproductive Justice Clinic filed an amicus brief defending women’s...
11/22/2013
On Tuesday, November 19, the Brennan Legacy Awards Dinner was held, honoring the work of Bryan Stevenson, Professor of...
11/22/2013
On November 6, Michael Lehman LLM ’91 and Lisa Levy LLM ’94 were both named as recipients of the 2013...
11/21/2013
While policies based on eugenics are widely thought to have been eradicated after the horrors of Nazi experiments...
11/20/2013
On Tuesday, November 12, over two hundred people gathered in NYU Law's Greenberg Lounge for the U.S.-Asia Law Institute...
11/20/2013
Despite their differences, the voting law experts who gathered on November 13 for the NYU Law Alumni Association’s...
11/19/2013
On Wednesday, November 6, William Carter Jr., Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law,...
11/18/2013
On November 6, 2013, Asia Society announced the Class of 2013-2014 Asia 21 Young Leaders. The Asia 21 Fellows this year...
11/15/2013
Gabrielle Apollon '15 appeared in front of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on October 31 to give...
11/15/2013
With Congress weighing major reform of the U.S. immigration system, the 10th annual Immigration Law and Policy...
11/15/2013
On Tuesday, October 29, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) and Open Society Foundations (OSF) co-...
11/15/2013
On November 14, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Debo Adegbile ’94 to assistant attorney general...
11/14/2013
The Federalist Society's 2013 National Lawyers Convention is being held on Thursday, November 14 through Saturday,...
11/13/2013
At the 20th Annual Rose Sheinberg Lecture, Winona LaDuke—herself a graduate of Harvard University—didn’t soft-pedal any...
11/13/2013
NYU Law and its Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law (CTLACL) served as the academic...
11/13/2013
On Saturday, October 26, 2013, the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program marked its 55th anniversary. For over...
11/12/2013
The Order of the Coif has given its 2014 Book Award to Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in...
11/12/2013
The 2008 financial crisis continues to cast a long shadow. At the sixth annual Comfort Global Economic Policy Forum on...
11/12/2013
University Professor Arthur Miller and Sherrilyn Ifill ’87, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense...
11/11/2013
Delivering the inaugural lecture of the Segal Family Professorship of Regulatory Law and Policy on November 4, Rachel...
11/11/2013
The American Law Institute (ALI) has elected four NYU Law faculty as new members: Erin Murphy; Richard Pildes, Sudler...
11/8/2013
Backed by a gift of $7 million, the Law School is announcing the formation of the Furman Public Policy Scholarship...
11/8/2013
Stephen Choi and David Yermack have been named the new directors of NYU’s Pollack Center for Law & Business, a...
11/8/2013
The MacArthur Foundation recently named NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice as one of nine organizations to receive...
11/7/2013
Perhaps few news stories in recent months have been as unsettling as the revelations that the National Security...
11/7/2013
When Andy Warhol exhibited his collection of 32 canvases of the now-iconic silkscreened Campbell’s Soup cans, he...

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