10/23/2018
On September 27, the Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance hosted a three-panel conference that explored the...
10/23/2018
“We look to the media to dig deeper, to open our eyes and our ears, and to go places where we can’t easily go,” said...
10/17/2018
Erin Murphy speaking at panel discussion
On crime procedural shows, detectives solve crimes using analysis of hair, fiber, bite marks, and bullet ballistics. In...
10/16/2018
Kim Taylor-Thompson speaking at event
In an October 3 discussion, amid national debate over Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault claims against then-US...
10/16/2018
Edward Troup speaking
Delivering the 23rd annual David R. Tillinghast Lecture on International Taxation, Edward Troup, former executive chair...
10/5/2018
Josep Borrell Fontelles speaking
At the 14th annual Emile Noël Lecture, Josep Borrell Fontelles, former president of the European Parliament and...
10/5/2018
Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
As the #MeToo movement approaches its one-year anniversary, sexual misconduct allegations against powerful figures in...
10/4/2018
On September 26, amid controversy over the US Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Gibson, Dunn &...
10/3/2018
New York University’s Making a Difference Award was presented to Alina Das ’05, professor of clinical law and...
9/21/2018
When the Supreme Court of India issued a landmark ruling this month that overturned India’s 157-year-old law...
9/17/2018
Solomon Oliver Jr
As a student in Bessemer, Alabama’s segregated public schools, Solomon Oliver Jr. ’72 did not envision a future as a...
9/14/2018
NYU Law students at Early Interview Week 2018 NYU Law students at Early Interview Week 2018...
9/12/2018
Portrait of Elie Hirschfeld '77
NYU School of Law’s Family Defense Clinic (FDC), which seeks to protect and expand due process rights of families...
9/10/2018
Melissa Murray
On September 7, Professor Melissa Murray testified at the US Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Judge Brett...
9/4/2018
Chris Hayes
The Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging’s 2017–18 Speaker Series included MSNBC host Chris Hayes, who during...
9/4/2018
Trevor Morrison
The 2018–19 academic year is my sixth as dean. I am excited to reflect on what we have accomplished over the past five...
9/4/2018
Criminal Justice Portrait
NYU Law faculty, alumni, and students are helping drive changes across the criminal justice system—often with an eye on...
9/4/2018
Illustration of motherboard with conference table in the centers
NYU Law alumni lead the legal departments at some of the biggest corporate names in the technology sector. BY...
9/4/2018
Demonstration in Washington Square Park in 1968, and BALSA demonstration against police violence in 2015.
For 50 years, the Black Allied Law Students Association has been a voice and a community for students at NYU Law. BY...
9/4/2018
The Law Alumni of Color Association celebrates four decades in which members have supported and inspired one another to...
9/4/2018
Jason Schultz
Revelations that Cambridge Analytica mined Facebook data in the 2016 election sparked new concerns about data privacy...
9/4/2018
Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies
NYU Law opens more doors to the world with the launch of the Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies Frank...
9/4/2018
Deborah Archer
Deborah Archer recalls that when she was eight years old, someone spray-painted “KKK” on the garage of her family’s...
9/4/2018
Melissa Murray
Professor Melissa Murray’s 2012 article “Marriage as Punishment,” published in the Columbia Law Review, earned two...
9/4/2018
A Sampling of Recent Faculty Books José E. Alvarez (editor) American Classics in International Law: International...
9/4/2018
David Tanner
NYU Law's Board of Trustees has new faces in top roles this fall as David Tanner '84 and Florence Davis '79 take up...
9/4/2018
Andrew, Beatrice, and Anthony Welters ’77
This year, the AnBryce Scholarship Program celebrated dual milestones: Not only was this the 20th year of...
9/4/2018
Award-Winning 2017–18 Scholarship by Faculty Rachel Barkow (co-author) “Designed to Fail: The President's Deference to...
9/4/2018
Family Tradition Portrait
Members of the Class of 2018 pose for hooding photos with family members who are fellow NYU Law graduates....
9/4/2018
Robin Steinberg
In 2017-18, NYU Law's Brennan Center for Justice hosted a steady stream of high-profile visitors for hard-hitting...
9/4/2018
Scholars Donors 2018 Portrait
Scholarship recipients in the Class of 2018 pose for hooding photos with the donors of their scholarships....
9/4/2018
Scholarship Reception 2018 Portrait
This year’s annual Scholarship Reception took place at the Weinfeld Gala, held at the American Museum of Natural...
9/4/2018
Robert Stack
Three months after 67 countries signed onto a multilateral convention implementing tax treaty-related measures to...
9/4/2018
A discussion about human rights, sovereignty, and dispute resolution in East Asia coincides with a major grant to NYU...
9/4/2018
Rod Rosenstein
Events sponsored by NYU Law’s Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance and the Program on Corporate Compliance...
9/4/2018
Stephen Ross
The Latham & Watkins Forum hosts topical conversations among leading players. NYU Law’s ongoing discussion series...
9/4/2018
Lead the Way campaign logo
NYU Law kicked off its $450 million Lead the Way campaign with a gala evening at the American Museum of Natural History...
9/4/2018
Kim Taylor-Thompson
In the past year, NYU Law’s Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law (CRIL) facilitated a series of hard-hitting...
9/4/2018
Louis I. Bell ’54 (1930–2018) Louis I. Bell ’54, civil trial lawyer and philanthropist, passed away on February...
9/4/2018
Students socializing in Vanderbilt Hall Courtyard for Orientation 2019 BBQ
The school year officially began as NYU Law kicked off Orientation on August 22 with a Welcome BBQ, hosted by the...
8/31/2018
Jeremy Waldron
In a ceremony held on August 24, University Professor Jeremy Waldron received an honorary doctorate of law from the...
8/30/2018
A panel of federal judges ruled this week in Common Cause v. Rucho that Republican legislators in North...
8/27/2018
Map of the world made up of immigration stamps
Back in June 2012, Professor Eleanor Fox ’61’s ambitious summer travel plans—which included visits to Singapore, Kuala...
8/23/2018
Portrait of David Tillinghast
David R. Tillinghast, in whose honor the annual Tillinghast Lecture on International Taxation was created, passed away...
8/20/2018
Katie Watson portrait
Katie Watson ’92 wears multiple hats. In addition to her legal education at NYU Law, she has also trained as a...
8/17/2018
Astrid Reyes
Latinx Rights scholar Astrid Reyes ’19 has been awarded the first ever Abby Lyn Gillette Research Assistantship through...
8/16/2018
Illustration of arches with microphones on top
Following a US Supreme Court term marked by controversial First Amendment rulings and the announcement of Justice...
8/15/2018
Debo Adegbile
This July, rising eighth and ninth graders spent a week at NYU Law, getting a taste of law school and legal careers...
8/14/2018
Emily Goldberg '01 headshot
Once again, lawyers are on the front lines of the battles over US immigration policy. This summer, when a new Trump...
8/3/2018
Bryan Stevenson
On August 4, Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson received the American Bar Association’s highest honor, the ABA...
7/24/2018
The University College London Faculty of Laws (UCL Law) has awarded an honorary doctorate of laws to Judith Resnik ’75...
7/23/2018
John Ring
In June, more than 140 plaintiff and management-side attorneys, academics, and government representatives participated...
7/12/2018
John Kimball
At the 14th annual Nicholas J. Healy Lecture on Admiralty Law, a panel that included Judge Denny Chin of the US Court...
6/28/2018
On June 8, US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor sat down for a conversation with her former law clerk Melissa...
6/25/2018
The Constitution requires the government to count each person in the United States every 10 years, and the count...
6/25/2018
Van Jones
US mass incarceration was created by Republicans and Democrats, said political commentator and activist Van Jones in...
6/22/2018
Jeffry Aronsson
When Jeffry Aronsson LLM ’79 was an NYU Law applicant in 1978, he received a call from the Law School’s admissions...
6/20/2018
The Center on Race, Inequality and the Law (CRIL) celebrated its one-year anniversary at NYU Law with a discussion of “...
6/19/2018
Grunin Prize
On June 5, the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship awarded the first ever Grunin Prize for social...
6/11/2018
Melissa Murray
Melissa Murray, who was a visiting professor at NYU Law last fall and was in residence this past spring, will join NYU...
6/6/2018
The US Capitol Building
On June 26, voters in the Democratic congressional primary in the First District of Colorado will have the chance to...
6/4/2018
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, New York topped national lists for incarceration rates among US cities of comparable...
5/31/2018
Marta Cartabia
Almost a decade after after spending time as a fellow at NYU Law, Marta Cartabia—now vice president and judge of the...
5/30/2018
Two heads overlapping to create a Ven Diagram with the scales of justice in the overlapping space
Most research papers in the sciences are headed by a list of multiple co-authors. So are most papers in economics. But...
5/23/2018
Success! Scholarship Unlocked!
Nearly 400 recent NYU Law graduates took part in the Law School’s Recent Graduate Scholarship Challenge, which raised...
5/23/2018
Natasha Merle
Natasha Merle ’08 says she can’t recall ever spoken to a lawyer until she went to law school. No family members or...
5/22/2018
A student celebrates at 2018 Convocation
The Class of 2018 celebrating graduation Members of the Class of 2018 Cassarah Chu '18...
5/16/2018
Congratulations, graduates! Welcome, family and friends! We are excited to celebrate this commencement season with you...
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...
5/9/2018
Margaret Satterthwaite
Around the world, 30 million children have been displaced from their homes by conflict and violence. Some 10 million...
5/8/2018
Arthur Mahon and Nancy Mahon
Arthur Mahon ’58 and Nancy Mahon ’89 are a rare father-daughter pair. Not only are they both NYU Law graduates, but...
5/4/2018
Head on portrait of Steven Dean
Steven Dean will join NYU Law on January 1, 2019, as the new faculty director of the Graduate Tax Program, Dean Trevor...
5/3/2018
Nicole Zayas Fortier, Judith Greene, Robin Steinberg
Close to 11 million people cycle through the jail system each year, says Robin Steinberg ’82, founder of The Bail...
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
On March 30, the NYU Law Sports Law Association presented its seventh annual Sports Law Colloquium, which this year...
4/25/2018
Bryan Stevenson
The American South is dotted with the iconography of the Confederacy, says Professor Bryan Stevenson, founder and...
4/24/2018
Illustration of arches with microphones on top
Copyright law once mostly focused on works such as books, photographs, paintings, music, and films. Today, copyright is...
4/23/2018
NYU Law student dribbling basketball
Dean Trevor Morrison in the faculty half-time...
4/23/2018
Illustration of Washington Square Park
On April 27-29, NYU Law graduates of 10 classes from 1968 to 2013 gathered at the Law School to celebrate Reunion 2018...
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...
4/17/2018
Justine Olderman
The first thing that Justine Olderman ’98 noticed about The Bronx Defenders, she says, was its open interior...
4/17/2018
Betty Staton
The Law Alumni of Color Association began “out of a sense of urgency, out of an idea that community could trump sexism...
4/16/2018
Illustration of Richard Epstein with a large stack of books.
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
Students on Alternative Spring Break
Over spring break, Anna Occhipinti ’19 watched a murder trial, tried to track down witnesses, and met with clients in...
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...
4/11/2018
Linda Kalmanowitz-Grunin
Linda Kalmanowitz Grunin ’67, co-founder and co-chairman of the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, has passed away at the...
4/6/2018
As part of the Leadership Series of NYU Law’s Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business, a conversation...
4/5/2018
Laureen Bousmail
Matthew Tieman ’18, Alexander Levin ’19, Judge John Owens, Associate Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Judge...
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...
4/3/2018
Headshot of Frank Guarini
NYU School of Law has received a $20 million gift from Frank J. Guarini ’50, LLM ’55, former New Jersey State Senator...
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...
4/2/2018
Artwork of family court
When Liberty Aldrich ’95 was just out of law school, representing parents in child protective proceedings as a fellow...
3/29/2018
Adam Winkler
Adam Winkler ’93, a professor of constitutional law at UCLA School of Law, joined Slate legal commentator Dahlia...
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,...
3/26/2018
Janet DiFiore
Suggesting that a well-run court system helps protect the independence of the judiciary, Janet DiFiore, chief judge of...