News@NYU Law

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...
11/7/2013
The Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration (IJA), the Law School’s principal outreach to federal and...
11/6/2013
The 19th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on October 24 focused on “The...
11/5/2013
NYU Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity (IPI) held its fifth annual Cost-Benefit Analysis and Issue Advocacy Workshop...
11/4/2013
An address by Missy Cummings, director of the Humans and Automation Lab at MIT, was a highlight of the Engelberg...
11/1/2013
In NYU-Poly’s third Sloan Cyber Security Lecture, Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill explores the expanding...
10/31/2013
Rachel Barkow, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy and the faculty director of the Center on the...
10/30/2013
In April 1938, Justice Louis Brandeis delivered the decision in Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins, and wrought great change with...
10/30/2013
The Carr Center for Reproductive Justice has begun operation at the Law School. Focused on reproductive justice issues...
10/29/2013
On October 24 and 25, 2013, the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) hosted its annual conference, this...
10/29/2013
On October 3, members of the NYU School of Law Board of Trustees, Dean Trevor Morrison, Dean Emeritus Richard Revesz,...
10/29/2013
Blu Greenberg, Founder and First President of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA) presented the 12th Annual...
10/29/2013
On Tuesday, October 22, Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and...
10/29/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen received a Lifetime Achievement Award on October 11 at the annual meeting of the American...
10/28/2013
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law, delivered a Tercentenary Lecture at the University of Glasgow...
10/25/2013
Earlier this week, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law Ryan Goodman penned an op-ed on the Guardian's online site...
10/23/2013
The far-reaching effects of the European Financial Crisis have spurred contentious debate about the European Union's...
10/23/2013
Friedrich A. von Hayek may be known primarily as a classical liberal economist and political philosopher, but he was...
10/23/2013
A note by Justin Weitz ’11, published in the Fall 2011 NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, was cited twice by...
10/22/2013
On September 30, 2013, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) and the Center for Human Rights and...
10/21/2013
In the 45th James Madison Lecture on October 15, Judge William Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth...
10/18/2013
Ronald Dworkin contributed over one hundred articles, reviews, and comments to the New York Review of Books starting in...
10/17/2013
Professor Jerome Cohen talks about his new book, Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished Its Version of Re-Education...
10/16/2013
As a founding member from North America, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law Catherine Sharkey attended and presented...
10/15/2013
The October 9 Milbank Tweed Forum, “Insider Trading: Hedge Funds in the Crosshairs,” featured a panel of experts...
10/14/2013
In the midst of the government shutdown, a group of NYU Law experts gathered last week in Washington, D.C., to discuss...
10/14/2013
Paul Berger ’57 was honored with the Judge Edward Weinfeld Award at the annual Weinfeld Gala, held October 1 at the...
10/10/2013
Gordon Brown, former prime minister of the United Kingdom and NYU Distinguished Global Leader, joined a panel at NYU...
10/10/2013
The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy hosts the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference October 11-13,...
10/9/2013
The Center for Financial Institutions co-hosts "The Good Bank Debate."
10/9/2013
Philosopher Samuel Scheffler doesn't believe in a traditional afterlife — that is, he doesn't think that a spirit or...
10/7/2013
On Thursday, October 3, three public defenders came together at Vanderbilt Hall to grapple with the so-called cocktail...
10/6/2013
In January, the Law School will begin offering a new, entirely online degree for experienced accountants and other non-...
10/4/2013
A memorial celebration of the life of Ronald Dworkin, one of the most revered and influential legal philosophers...
10/4/2013
Each year, Super Lawyers highlights top lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area, chosen for peer recognition and...
10/4/2013
New York University Press has just published Making Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson.  Co-...
10/4/2013
Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York State, delivered the 17th annual Attorney General Robert Abrams...
10/3/2013
On September 26, leading human rights advocates appeared at NYU Law to discuss surveillance, privacy, and freedom of...
10/3/2013
Marriage. Gun control. The deficit. These are just some of the issues that split Democrats and Republicans. But is the...
10/2/2013
On September 25, the week before the U.S. Supreme Court convened for its 2013-14 term, panelists at a Milbank Tweed...
10/1/2013
The NYU Leadership Series in Law and Business for 2013-14 kicked off on September 23 with a discussion between Larry...
10/1/2013
New Jersey Judge Mary Jacobson '78 ruled on Friday that the state must allow same-sex couples to marry, saying that not...
10/1/2013
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, was reelected by his fellow...
9/30/2013
On September 20, the daylong conference “The Future of Fannie and Freddie,” co-sponsored by the Classical Liberal...
9/27/2013
On Thursday, September 26th, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Senator Tony de Brum, the Minister in Assistance to...
9/27/2013
In a visit to NYU Law on September 24, Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, president of the Republic of Tunisia, delivered an...
9/27/2013
How did you observe Constitution Day? Amy Adler, Emily Kempin Professor of Law, marked it by participating in a panel...
9/25/2013
Not long after he graduated from New York University School of Law, Martin Lipton ’55 returned to campus for a...
9/24/2013
In the New York Times Opinionator Blog, Stanley Fish reviews Ronald Dworkin's last book, Religion Without God.
9/23/2013
Richard Revesz, dean emeritus and Lawrence King Professor of Law, is featured in Lawdragon's "500 Lawyer Limelight...
9/23/2013
Started three years ago by Vilas and Vikas Dhar, two brothers,  the firm handles a variety of traditional work...
9/23/2013
On Monday, September 16, Richard Pildes gave a lecture at Drake Law on "The Fundamental Transformation in the Law and...
9/20/2013
Stephen Schulhofer moderates a discussion on NSA surveillance and the balance between national security and civil...
9/20/2013
Enemies Within gives an inside look at the NYPD and its controversial Muslim surveillance program. The authors—award-...
9/19/2013
On April 24, 2012, the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) wrote to the Supreme Court to “clarify and...
9/19/2013
Challenge to China draws attention to an under appreciated aspect of legal reforms in Taiwan and asks how Taiwan's...
9/19/2013
José Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, was elected to the Institut de Droit International...
9/19/2013
Just Security, an online forum for the rigorous analysis of law, rights, and U.S. national security policy, launched on...
9/19/2013
 The Institute for Policy Integrity has filed an amicus brief with the Supreme court which argues that...
9/17/2013
In honor of Constitution Day on September 17, the NYU Brademas Center, in conjuction with NYU's Office of...
9/13/2013
In the 2013 magazine, meet new dean Trevor Morrison, trustee Martin Lipton '55, Sherrilyn Ifill '87, and more.
9/13/2013
On September 10, Francisco Gil Díaz, president of Telefónica-Mexico Central America and former secretary of finance of...
9/13/2013
How does one thrive and succeed in an educational or professional environment?
9/11/2013
John Attanasio ’79, Judge William Hawley Atwell Chair of Constitutional Law at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman...
9/11/2013
Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, gave a TEDx talk at The Hague Academy...
9/11/2013
Kenneth Thompson ’92, a partner at Thompson Wigdor LLP and a former federal prosecutor, defeated six-term incumbent...
9/11/2013
Zama Coursen-Neff '98 is the executive director of Human Rights Watch’s children’s rights division. 
9/11/2013
Holbreich reviews American Zion: The Old Testament as a Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War ...
9/10/2013
The inaugural class of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program has kicked off with...
9/10/2013
Neil Barofsky '95, who became a senior fellow and adjunct professor at the Law School in April 2011 following a high-...
9/4/2013
Robert Howse and Ruti Teitel write in Project Syndicate about the legal basis for military intervention in Syria.
9/3/2013
A New York Times article announces the selection of Vijaya Gadde '00 as the new general counsel of Twitter. 
9/1/2013
Every summer, NYU Law students travel the globe to do internships in countries as far-flung and diverse as the...
8/30/2013
The New York Law Journal has selected four NYU Law alumnae as recipients of its Lifetime Achievement Award—more than...
8/30/2013
At the Third National Parents’ Lawyers Conference, sponsored by the ABA this summer, Martin Guggenheim '71,...
8/29/2013
Along with Attorney General Eric Holder, Reverend Al Sharpton, U.S. Representative John Lewis, and other civil rights...
8/27/2013
A student note written by Tristan Pelham-Webb ’09 and published in the NYU Annual Survey of American Law in 2009 was...
8/27/2013
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan was at the Law School earlier this month to discuss the president...
8/26/2013
Students at NYU Law will have the opportunity to assist in the revival of Detroit through a project sponsored by NYU’s...
8/23/2013
Joshua Blank (LL.M. ’07), professor of tax practice and faculty director of the Graduate Tax Program, has been selected...
8/22/2013
Professor Erin Murphy and a team of scientists have co-authored a report in the journal PLOS ONE on California’s method...
8/21/2013
The book provides a new theory of how international law influences states. In developing this theory, it brings to bear...
8/21/2013
Jeffrey Trachtman ’84, a litigation partner at Kramer Levin, has been honored as a recipient of the of the 2013 ABA Pro...
8/20/2013
Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties and legal director of the Brennan Center for Justice, is...
8/19/2013
This is a brief statement of positions defended more fully in my book Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-...
8/16/2013
On August 14, NYU Law's Immigrant Rights Clinic co-hosted a panel with the New York Immigration Coalition and New...
8/16/2013
Peter Zimroth, an adjunct professor and former tenured faculty at NYU Law, has been named the court-appointed monitor...
8/15/2013
"For lasting national impact we need to look at the states, where most criminal defendants are sentenced," writes...
8/15/2013
Mirela Roznovschi, who retired in June from her position as NYU Law’s foreign and international law reference librarian...
8/14/2013
On the Rachel Maddow Show, Bryan Stevenson discusses Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to suspend mandatory...
8/14/2013
Earlier this week, President Ma Ying-jeou (LL.M. ’76) of Taiwan visited NYU Law during a two-day stop in New York City...
8/14/2013
Center on the Administration of Criminal Law Director Nancy Hoppock discusses the DOJ's new policy on drug crimes and...
8/14/2013
On August 13, James Silkenat (LL.M. '78) officially took office as president of the American Bar Association.
8/13/2013
NYU Law has appointed Deirdre von Dornum as the new assistant dean for public service. Von Dornum joins the Law School...
8/9/2013
Clayton Gillette's letter included in the New York Times' "Sunday Dialogue: Can Suburbs Help Cities?"
8/8/2013
Professor Stephen Gillers '68 writes for Politico on why the Supreme Court should have a code of ethics.
8/8/2013
José E. Alvarez, the Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, gave the General Course at the Xiamen...

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