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 U.S. 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
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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
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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...
3/23/2018
The Cleveland courtroom of United States District Judge Dan A. Polster is ground zero for an effort to tackle the...
3/22/2018
“Freedom versus Fairness: The Tension Between Free Market and Populist Ideals in Labor,” a symposium sponsored by NYU...
3/22/2018
Lisa Marie Boykin
The annual Women of Color Collective (WoCC) Alumnae Reception took place on March 8, which happened to be...
3/20/2018
Kim Taylor-Thompson
On February 20 a panel hosted by the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law discussed what current research in...
3/20/2018
Jeffrey Yin
Early on in his career, as an associate at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, Jeffrey Yin ’98 did some work on the public...
3/19/2018
Rick Hasen
On March 5, in an event sponsored by the Brennan Center for Justice, Richard Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and...
3/19/2018
Puerto Rico flag
Professors Samuel Issacharoff and Clayton Gillette have neighboring offices, and both are experts on the architecture...
3/14/2018
Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar
When governments rely on artificial intelligence and other automated systems to make decisions that affect human lives...
3/12/2018
Goodwin Liu at the 2018 Korematsu Lecture
In this year’s Korematsu Lecture, Justice Goodwin Liu, associate justice of the Supreme Court of California, examined...
3/12/2018
Sheila Birnbaum
Florencia Marotta-Wurgler '01, Linda Gadsby '92, Jenny Yang '96, Sarah Moss '74, Sheila Birnbaum '65, Theane...
3/9/2018
Artwork of human profiles, one with a tear.
Human rights workers are often witnesses to the human toll of atrocities and injustices, but their own mental health...
3/9/2018
David Frum
At a February 21 event organized by NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice, David Frum, senior editor at the Atlantic and...
3/8/2018
Nick Rasmussen
Two months after stepping down as director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), Nick Rasmussen joined Lisa...
3/5/2018
Tax Law illustration
The 2017 US tax reform bill moved through Congress at breakneck speed, signed into law by President Trump just seven...
3/1/2018
Deborah Archer
Dean Trevor Morrison announced on February 28 that Deborah N. Archer will join the Law School next academic year as an...
2/27/2018
Victoria Lipnic
As new revelations of sexual harassment in the workplace continued to spark national debate, on February 2 the NYU...
2/20/2018
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Seated onstage in a packed Tishman Auditorium on February 5, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reached for...
2/20/2018
Carmen Hernandez
As senior vice president and general counsel of Clayco, a real estate, architecture, engineering, and construction firm...
2/15/2018
Since last fall, the social media hashtag #MeToo has propelled a national reckoning with sexual harassment and helped...
2/15/2018
As a bright winter moon illuminated the Rosenthal Pavilion on February 2, the Black Allied Law Students Association (...
2/13/2018
Karl Racine
When Karl Racine, who became the first independently elected attorney general of the District of Columbia in 2014,...
2/12/2018
Poster artwork for OUTLaw reception
Leslie Cooper ’95 once got some advice from her onetime NYU Law Professor Thomas Stoddard ’77: Never stay in the same...
2/9/2018
Registered Trademarks story art. Pipe leaking light bulbs.
If you’re looking for a name for your start-up company, you may want to consider “Although.” Or perhaps “Showed.” Or “...
2/7/2018
Barbara Becker '88
A discussion of cybersecurity breaches was on the menu at the annual Law Alumni Association (LAA) luncheon, with...
2/2/2018
Kirstie Yu and Jocelyn Shih
In 2016, more than 200 members of the Asian-Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) gathered in Greenberg...
1/29/2018
Illustration of a book with a globe coming out
To understand the realm of Professor Franco Ferrari’s scholarship, consider this hypothetical: A nuclear accident in...
1/23/2018
Five Years Out banner
Jordan Wells ’13 had a very particular social justice issue in mind when he decided to go to law school. After...
1/22/2018
Nathan Wessler ’10 scored a major win in his first appearance before the US Supreme Court, arguing and prevailing in...
1/3/2018
Despite the longstanding and meaningful links between the worlds of law and business, when NYU Law embarked on a...
1/3/2018
Net Neutrality loading symbol
When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality rules in December 2017, it was the...
12/21/2017
Joshua Briones
Joshua Briones LLM ’01, managing member of the Los Angeles office of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, grew up...
12/19/2017
Robotic arm
The gig economy gets considerable attention in the media, but there is another issue looming in the jobs sector that...
12/18/2017
NYU Law’s second annual Sidley Austin Forum, held at the NYU Global Academic Center in Washington, DC, on December 5...
12/18/2017
Alberto Alemanno
In an era with new forms of democratic engagement, global professor of law Alberto Alemanno has written Lobbying for...
12/15/2017
As the British government was negotiating the terms for Brexit—Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union—David O’...
12/15/2017
Stack of books
One way to get a sense of the breadth of scholarship at NYU Law is to look at the assortment of books faculty members...
12/15/2017
Kent Hirozawa speaking at a lectern
Kent Hirozawa ’82, former member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), delivered this year’s annual Frank J....
12/14/2017
Scales of justice with speech bubbles
On November 2, the Classical Liberal Institute and the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty presented the 13th annual...
12/12/2017
In her recent book, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, NBC News reporter...
12/12/2017
On New Year’s day of 2015, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, vice president for development of NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice...
12/12/2017
On November 29, a discussion moderated by Samuel Estreicher, Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law and director of NYU...
12/8/2017
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Large asset managers, hedge funds and other shareholders gathered at an Institute for Corporate Governance &...
12/7/2017
When Andrew Nellis ’16 was a law school student taking Civil Procedure, he never imagined that in only a few years he...