News@NYU Law

11/11/2014
The Center on Law and Security presented a discussion of intelligence oversight by Rajesh De, Jane Harman, Dorit...
11/11/2014
We live in a vast administrative state. Federal agencies issue and implement rules governing a wide range of areas,...
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
Judge Anthony Scirica of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit considered potential threats to judicial...
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-...
11/4/2014
 The Tenth Annual Friedrich A. von Hayek Lecture featured Thomas W. Merrill, Charles Evans Hughes Professor of Law...
11/3/2014
On October 15, Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, gave a keynote address at the Nordic Trust Fund for...
10/31/2014
On October 24, the Law School hosted a daylong conference on antitrust law in emerging and developing countries. In an...
10/30/2014
When Stephen Ross LLM '66 was an NYU Law student, he may not have imagined becoming founder of a global real estate...
10/27/2014
Professor Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative who teaches NYU Law's Equal Justice and...
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
On October 21, the American Law Institute (ALI) announced the election of 50 new members. Among the exceptional group...
10/22/2014
This September, the Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) movement began a campaign of civil disobedience for true...
10/22/2014
In 1989, political scientist Francis Fukuyama predicted the “end of history,” arguing that democracy coupled with a...
10/21/2014
During a lunchtime talk on Friday, October 10, former President Emil Constantinescu of Romania canvassed his...
10/14/2014
This week, the New York Law Journal honored several alumni and members of the NYU Law community in its Lawyers Who Lead...
10/14/2014
What’s even dicier than planning months in advance to teach an entire course about a young, wildly fluctuating digital...
10/14/2014
Judith Kaye '62, chief judge of New York for 15 years and now of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom,...
10/13/2014
The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) is pleased to announce that Nikki Reisch has joined our team as...
10/13/2014
Spurred by the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri after the police shooting of an unarmed, young black man, New York Times...
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...
10/7/2014
On Wednesday, October 1, the Milbank Tweed Forum presented the annual Supreme Court (P)Review. Led by Burt Neuborne,...
10/6/2014
“While people come and people go, philosophical questions are forever, and their fascination and importance never...
10/3/2014
Just two years after winning office as Washington State's 18th Attorney General, Bob Ferguson ’95 gave the...
9/30/2014
Each summer, NYU Law students travel the globe to intern in countries as diverse as India, Hungary, and Colombia in...
9/30/2014
This year, Jon Dubin '81 was honored with two national awards. At the April 30th Association of American Law Schools'...
9/30/2014
Professor of Law Emeritus John “Jack” Slain ’55 passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, September 27. A pioneer...
9/29/2014
How ought countries enforce anti-corruption laws? This question lay at the heart of new research co-authored by Kevin...
9/29/2014
The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) is delighted to announce that Pablo de Greiff, UN Special...
9/29/2014
Yumari Martinez ’01 has been appointed assistant commissioner of Juvenile Justice Planning and Policy in the Division...
9/26/2014
Catherine Sharkey, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law, has been appointed to the independent federal agency...
9/26/2014
On August 11, Wendy Scott ’80 began her tenure as the new dean of Mississippi College School of Law. As MC Law’s first...
9/26/2014
On Monday, September 22, Just Security celebrated its one-year anniversary in Washington, DC with a discussion co-...
9/26/2014
On September 25, the US Department of Justice submitted a “statement of interest” in Hurrell-Harring v. State of New...
9/24/2014
In a demonstration of just how wide-ranging and complex the duties of US Attorney General Eric Holder are, during two...
9/24/2014
Minutes before Jason Furman, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, took the podium at NYU Law, the...
9/24/2014
The Furman Center is pleased to announce that Mark Willis has agreed to serve as our Executive Director. Mark has...
9/22/2014
Capping its 15th year, the Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) celebrated a round of major achievements and finds need...
9/19/2014
On Wednesday, US Attorney General Eric Holder addressed a packed Tishman Auditorium on the subject of corporate crime,...
9/17/2014
Renewable energy has come to a financial crossroads: The renewable electricity production tax credit (PTC), which has...
9/16/2014
In the wake of recent incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere, NYU Law held a forum on racism, police violence...
9/10/2014
  For many NYU Law professors, summer is the season to take their research and scholarship on the road, often to...
9/9/2014
The Center on Law and Security, in cooperation with the Law School and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in...
9/8/2014
One of the hottest domestic policy topics is immigration, and Professor Adam Cox and University of Chicago Law School...
9/4/2014
NYU Law Dean Trevor Morrison accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from NYU President John Sexton, Eileen Sullivan-Marx...
9/4/2014
On September 2, President Barack Obama named Jenny Yang ’96 chair of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (...
9/2/2014
The NYU School of Professional Studies has named Arthur R. Miller—one of the nation’s most distinguished legal scholars...
9/2/2014
Do people have a right to some minimum level of economic welfare? Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law...
8/29/2014
The Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS) has moved to NYU Law. Founded in 2005 at Fordham University...
8/28/2014
Columbia and Georgetown, NYU’s in solidarity, To fight ALS, and donate to this charity. Hey Michigan, Cornell, and...
8/26/2014
The newly-published Classics in Comparative Law, which traces major developments in the field and delves into...
8/25/2014
Solomon Oliver Jr. ’72, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, recently...
8/20/2014
The UN Secretary-General has appointed CHRGJ Co-chair and Faculty Director Professor Philip Alston to serve on the...
8/19/2014
To the uninitiated, Early Interview Week (EIW) sounds as hectic as Black Friday: NYU Law students racing from interview...
8/14/2014
Dian Yu ’16 has been awarded the 2014 Dennis R. Washington Achievement Graduate Scholarship from the Horatio Alger...
8/6/2014
Lawrence Byrne ’84, most recently a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper...
7/31/2014
Diego P. Fernandez Arroyo, Global Professor at NYU Paris  and April 2015 scholar-in-residence at the Center for...
7/28/2014
Danielle DeBold ’14 has won the 2014 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition for her paper, “The...
7/23/2014
Members of the NYU Law community are mourning the death of Dan Markel, a leading criminal law scholar, Florida State...
7/23/2014
Argentinians may be mourning their soccer team’s loss in the World Cup final, but another setback suffered by the...
7/22/2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Barry Cozier ’75 as vice chair of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the...
7/21/2014
In this year’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama declared, “[W]herever and whenever I can take steps...
7/17/2014
The Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy has released its latest report, “The Price of...
7/16/2014
Professor Franco Ferrari, director of the Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law, has been...
7/15/2014
Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus as well as director of NYU Law's Institute for Policy...
7/9/2014
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the formation of the New York State Council on Community Re-Entry and...
7/7/2014
The New York Public Library’s Board of Trustees elected three new members at its meeting–Dr. Anthony Appiah, Beth...
6/30/2014
Two NYU Law graduates are recipients of Echoing Green’s 2014 Global Fellowships. Established in 1989, the...
6/27/2014
Is independent political speech the linchpin of our democracy or its Achilles’ heel? Watch video of this Intelligence...
6/26/2014
On May 15 Eleanor Fox ’61, the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, delivered her 30th annual lecture to...
6/20/2014
With her expertise in both administrative and criminal law, Rachel Barkow has a unique perspective on the criminal...
6/18/2014
Leo Gertner ’16, a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar, has been selected for a Peggy Browning Fellowship. The fellowship, which...
6/16/2014
Deirdre von Dornum has been the assistant dean for public service since September 2013. Before leading NYU’s...
6/16/2014
Joanna Langille ’11 has been awarded a 2014 Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, the most prestigious scholarship of its...
6/11/2014
The US Senate today confirmed Cherokee Nation citizen Keith Harper ’94 as the country’s ambassador to the United...
6/11/2014
Andreas Lowenfeld, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law Emeritus, passed away on June 9, at the age of...
6/10/2014
On May 27, University Professor Samuel Scheffler delivered the H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford...
6/10/2014
Students from the Policy Advocacy Clinic at NYU Law in Buenos Aires are leaving their mark on Venezuela’s conversation...
6/4/2014
Michael Waldman’s new book The Second Amendment: A Biography considers how the right to own a gun was “written” into...
6/4/2014
The James Parks Morton Interfaith Award, named in tribute of The Interfaith Center of New York’s founder and active...
5/29/2014
Christopher Sprigman spoke at TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary, which took place on 6 April 2014 at the Kimball Theatre in...
5/27/2014
The Hugh M. Hefner Foundation bestowed its Lifetime Achievement on Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A....
5/23/2014
Reflecting on the significant anniversaries of major civil rights victories, Sherrilyn Ifill '87 gave a stirring speech...
5/23/2014
The Administrative Conference of the United States, together with the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice and...
5/22/2014
Lily Batchelder, professor of law and public policy on leave, has joined the White House as deputy assistant to the...
5/22/2014
When the City of Detroit filed for bankruptcy last July, it presented lawyers and policy makers with a rare...
5/22/2014
It started with a lunch conversation at a Japanese restaurant on West Third Street, and ended with a co-authored...
5/16/2014
Judge Theodor Meron, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, has been made a Grand Officier...
5/14/2014
When University Professor Carol Gilligan published In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development...
5/13/2014
Although plenty of students are inspired by Professor Adam Cox’s course, Legislation and the Regulatory State, not...
5/8/2014
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, was appointed Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human...
5/7/2014
For the seventh time in the last eight years, the latest of the Corporate Practice Commentator’s annual "Top 10...
5/6/2014
NYU Law Alumni reminisced and reconnected at the 2014 reunion, which took place April 25 and 26 on campus both days,...
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
Harold Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, who formerly served as dean of that institution...
5/2/2014
Professor Margaret Satterthwaite ’99, faculty director of the Root-Tilden-Kern Program as well as the Center for Human...

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