News@NYU Law

12/19/2014
Reuters special report Monday pinpointed eight lawyers who made a whopping 20 percent of the oral arguments at the US...
12/18/2014
Last month, Azhar Majeed, Director of FIRE’s Individual Rights Education Program, debated Jeremy Waldron, a New York...
12/16/2014
We are pleased to announce the 2015 Fellows Awards honorees. The 59th Annual Fellows Awards Reception and Banquet...
12/15/2014
The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, the Museum of We the People, America’s Town Hall, and a Headquarters...
12/15/2014
Alexander Levy ’14 has won first place in the 2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition for his paper, “Believing in Life...
12/11/2014
This conference examined how power-knowledge dynamics within global institutional governance are being transformed by...
12/11/2014
NYU Law faculty members will play leading roles in two of the American Law Institute's four new projects in 2015....
12/9/2014
Last holiday season, 40 million Target customers had their credit card details compromised in a massive hacking attack...
12/3/2014
The NYU Global Justice Clinic, led by Professor of Clinical Law Margaret Satterthwaite '99, is asking the African...
12/2/2014
During his first US trip since his appointment last October, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited NYU Law to...
12/2/2014
In a Washington Post op-ed, Rachel Barkow declares the federal clemency process broken, and calls on Obama to act now...
11/29/2014
Tonight, President Obama announced sweeping administrative reform of immigration law. His efforts raise important...
11/26/2014
The results of the just-concluded midterm elections capture just how polarized our nation is politically. What are the...
11/26/2014
"5 ways yoga can make you a better lawyer," from NYU Stories.
11/26/2014
On Monday night, a St. Louis County grand jury announced its decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for...
11/25/2014
The Bickel & Brewer Institute Latino Institute for Human Rights hosted a symposium on “The Latino Child and the Law...
11/25/2014
On Monday night, New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner William Bratton spoke at NYU Law about new approaches...
11/25/2014
As the number of patents issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office grows upwards toward 300,000 annually, Laura...
11/24/2014
From contracts to court dockets, there are vast quantities of documents a lawyer must review that make the legal...
11/21/2014
Former US Ambassadors to South Korea and China, NGO representatives, a North Korean escapee, and scholars gathered for...
11/19/2014
Copyright and trademark laws are intended to protect the creative work and symbols that permeate our culture, from...
11/18/2014
NYU Law’s 20th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on November 6 focused on...
11/18/2014
The New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, the Brennan Center for Justice, and the American Bar...
11/17/2014
The latest installment of the NYU Leadership Series in Law and Business on November 4 featured a conversation between...
11/17/2014
President Obama has stated that he wants “to begin engaging Congress” over a new Authorization for Use of Military...
11/14/2014
NYU Law’s Information Law Institute, led by Helen Nissenbaum, professor of Media, Culture and Communication, and...
11/14/2014
When Kenneth Thompson ’92 took office as Brooklyn’s district attorney in January 2014, he inherited what he describes...
11/14/2014
This semester, Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant Comfort Professor of Law, together with Professor David Yermack of the...
11/14/2014
When a consumer as prominent as Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a...
11/13/2014
The majority of the United States’ death row cases occur in just three percent of its counties. And 16 percent of...
11/11/2014
Just eight days after the most recent federal elections, Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional 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...

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