News@NYU Law

4/1/2014
On Thursday, May 22, the Law School’s Convocation was held at Madison Square Garden, in a single ceremony honoring both...
3/31/2014
Despite Captain Ryan James's stellar night, the heavily favored NYU Violets couldn't overcome the three-point shooting...
3/28/2014
The March 21, 2003 American bombing of Baghdad marked the beginning of a war as well as the start of Iraq’s difficult...
3/26/2014
New York University Stern School of Business and New York University School of Law today announced that Lord King, the...
3/26/2014
NYU Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic won release for a longtime Brooklyn resident who had been detained by the...
3/24/2014
Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law and director of the Center for Financial Institutions, has...
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...
3/21/2014
Concussion lawsuits, workplace conduct scandals, player unions, and doping controversies—all in a day’s work for the...
3/20/2014
With a new mayor in office, New York City agencies have seen a slew of new appointments and hires. And as Mayor Bill de...
3/20/2014
On Monday, March 17, New York University School of Law’s Information Law Institute partnered with the White House...
3/19/2014
From Wednesday, March 19 through Friday, March 21, the Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration (IJA) is...
3/19/2014
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ’96 credits the gains of the civil rights movement with opportunities that...
3/18/2014
Richard Revesz's sunlit office on Washington Square may seem an unlikely command center for one of the biggest legal...
3/17/2014
New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman ’68 has been a passionate advocate for civil legal services and equal access to...
3/14/2014
The top schools provide a mix of experiential learning, loan repayment and placement in the field.
3/12/2014
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises with lifesaving resources....
3/7/2014
On the chilly afternoon of February 25, Chief Judge Diane Wood of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit was...
3/7/2014
On Thursday, February 27, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) held the first part of the Symposium...
3/6/2014
On Friday, February 21, the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights held its third annual symposium, “A...
3/6/2014
On Thursday, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) presented Manuel “Manny” Vargas ’84 with its...
3/6/2014
Audrey Zibelman, chair of the New York State Public Service Commission since September 2013, set her vision for state...
3/5/2014
On February 19, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) named Sukanya Pillay LLM ’94 its general counsel and...
3/5/2014
Greenberg Lounge was transformed into a testament to public service as NYU Law’s Public Service Auction, organized by...
3/4/2014
On Friday, February 28, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named Steven Banks ’81 commissioner of the Human Resources...
3/4/2014
On February 20, Richard Kauffman presented the second installment of the Energy Policy Discussion series hosted by the...
3/3/2014
Linda Gadsby ’92, vice president and deputy general counsel of Scholastic, was the recipient of this year’s Woman of...
3/3/2014
Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Julie Brill ’85 returned to the Law School on February 19 to participate in a...
3/3/2014
Tackling one of the most polarizing political issues of the day, Professor Eugene Volokh of UCLA School of Law, founder...
3/1/2014
What’s the difference between a successful person and a superstar? Natural intellectual ability? No. Hard-won...
3/1/2014
In an era of billion-dollar penalties and international corruption investigations, corporate compliance and enforcement...
2/28/2014
Following his recent Just Security post, "The NSA's Culture of 'Legal Compliance' Still Breaks the Law," ...
2/28/2014
The title of the NYU Annual Survey of American Law’s annual symposium on February 21 might well have ended with a...
2/27/2014
In the latest issue of Foreign Affairs, reviewer Jay Harris praises Professor Moshe Halbertal’s recently published book...
2/26/2014
A unanimous Supreme Court victory is Professor Bryan Stevenson’s latest milestone in his 15-year effort to vindicate a...
2/25/2014
The NYU Sports and Society program, headed by University Professor Arthur R. Miller, issued a white...
2/21/2014
Focused on the growing problem of municipal fiscal distress, the February 12 Milbank Tweed Forum, “Saving Cities:...
2/21/2014
Global Clinical Professor of Law Alberto Alemanno, who teaches the EU Regulatory Policy Clinic that is part of the...
2/20/2014
Last week, Professor Gráinne de Búrca and other noted academics presented at the “Luxembourg Forum,” a meeting between...
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
On February 10, the Hauser Global Law School Program and the International Law Society co-sponsored the event, “Crisis...
2/14/2014
Harvey Dale, University Professor of Philanthropy and the Law and director of the National Center on Philanthropy and...
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
Monday marked the debut of the Intercept, the online magazine edited by Glenn Greenwald ’94 alongside journalists Laura...
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...
2/10/2014
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
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...
1/31/2014
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...
1/30/2014
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
Written over seven years, The Classical Liberal Constitution is—says Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of...
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: ·    ...
12/19/2013
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 Wednesday, December 11, Barry Adler, Bernard Petrie Professor of Law and Business, presented at the Systemic...
12/16/2013
On December 12, a host of Washington insiders took part in “Exploring ‘Polarization’: A Conversation,” ...
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...

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