News@NYU Law

5/6/2016
It’s sometimes difficult to be philosophical about the down-and-dirty milieu of political institutions—but University...
5/6/2016
The eighth annual conference of the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, held at NYU Law on April 8, examined...
5/5/2016
The Korematsu Lecture, given annually at NYU Law in honor of Japanese internment challenger Fred Korematsu, serves as a...
5/4/2016
Speaking ahead of President Barack Obama’s  upcoming visit to Flint on May 4, three United Nations experts have...
5/3/2016
Join us for an evening of discussion and dramatic reading with Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actors,...
4/29/2016
In its spring conference, NYU Law’s Program for Corporate Compliance and Enforcement brought together enforcement...
4/28/2016
Since the Supreme Court stayed EPA’s Clean Power Plan, which regulates carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil...
4/28/2016
The NYU Graduate Tax Program and the Tax Practice of KPMGhave joined together to create an annual symposium on Current...
4/28/2016
Are we running out of trademarks? Professor Jeanne Fromer and John M. Desmarais Professor of Intellectual Property Law...
4/25/2016
On March 24, Law Women honored Nancy Duff Campbell ’68, co-president of the National Women’s Law Center, as Alumna of...
4/20/2016
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) has elected five New York University faculty as fellows: Leslie...
4/20/2016
Today over 60 percent of people in jail are being held pretrial, and many remain in custody because they cannot afford...
4/18/2016
NYU Law’s Leadership Mindset program supports the Law School’s mission of inspiring and developing in its students a...
4/15/2016
On April 7, the 15th annual Deans’ Cup—the charity...
4/15/2016
The annual Distinguished Administrator Award recognizes outstanding administrative and professional performance that...
4/15/2016
This CNAS public conference on US sanctions and national security, co-hosted with the Center on Law and Security at NYU...
4/14/2016
In the ongoing national debate over income inequality, policymakers have clashed over how to combat the widening gap...
4/13/2016
Rafiq Kalam Id-Din II ’00 Vice Dean Randy Hertz, Derrick Bell Scholarship for Public Service...
4/8/2016
US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s visit to NYU Law on April 4 occurred during a crucial national moment for the...
4/8/2016
In her scholarship and teaching, Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, considers the...
4/6/2016
Policing agencies play a vital role in ensuring a safe and secure society. But questions about law enforcement...
4/6/2016
Judge Patrick Robinson is a member of the International Court of Justice and a Barrister of Law, Middle Temple, United...
4/5/2016
Experts in education policy, educational leadership, law, and economics discuss potential impacts of charter schools on...
4/5/2016
Faye Ehrenstamm, director, US Department of Justice's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development,...
4/5/2016
The moral implications of drone-strikes is now the setting for a feature film.  Through remote surveillance and on...
4/5/2016
Ed Rock, an expert in corporate law and corporate governance, will join NYU School of Law's permanent faculty this...
3/31/2016
M. Carr Ferguson LLM '60 Victor Zonana ’64, LLM ’66 John Samuels LLM ’75...
3/31/2016
Lord Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, Baron King of Lothbury, Alan Greenspan Professor of Economics...
3/31/2016
The 2002 film Minority Report imagines a future in which police use predictive tools to prevent crime and identify...
3/30/2016
The symposium “Dishwashers, Domestic Workers, and Day Laborers: Can Alternative Labor Organizing Revive the Labor...
3/28/2016
As presidential hopefuls spar over economic reform, both Law Women and the Black Allied Law Students Association (BALSA...
3/24/2016
Nuclear energy currently provides approximately 20 percent of America’s electricity—and the majority of the country’s...
3/22/2016
A sociologist, historian and legal scholar, David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law, is an expert in crime...
3/21/2016
Ajani Husbands ’17 lived in four different countries during seven years with the US Department of State. In his last...
3/17/2016
Trevor Morrison, Dean, NYU School of Law Katepalli Sreenivasan, Dean, NYU Tandon School of...
3/17/2016
As millions of refugees flee war-torn Syria, the European Union has come under scrutiny for its handling of the migrant...
3/16/2016
The Black Lives Matter movement has brought attention to the peril that many blacks feel in the United States, and a...
3/14/2016
Dozens of NYU Law students each year devote their winter and spring breaks to work and service projects around the...
3/11/2016
Former French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira addressed NYU students days after resignation protesting a proposal...
3/11/2016
In 2011, the US Department of Education issued a letter to higher education officials that explained the government’s...
3/7/2016
Over the past two years, NYU Law students have played a central role in building a pioneering database that sheds new...
3/7/2016
Christopher Meade ’96, general counsel and a senior managing director at BlackRock, was the honoree at this year’s Law...
3/4/2016
Innovation experts from industry, government, and academia will discuss the rise of successful technology clusters in...
3/4/2016
Horne altered American agricultural policy and unified takings jurisprudence by recognizing protections for personal...
3/4/2016
On campuses across the country, on topics ranging from rape law  to Halloween costumes and decor, much has been...
3/2/2016
Kalief Browder was held on Rikers Island without a conviction for three years and committed suicide in 2015. Jerome...
3/1/2016
Google.org is teaming with Bryan Stevenson and his non-profit Equal Justice Initiative to push America to confront its...
3/1/2016
A fundamental question in efforts to solve the affordable housing crisis in New York and other major American cities is...
3/1/2016
At NYU Law, the Moot Court Board is classified not as a student organization but as a student journal, a unique...
3/1/2016
The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed Judge Theodor Meron to a new term as President of the Mechanism for...
2/24/2016
The brief asks the Supreme Court to uphold the accommodation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage...
2/23/2016
Throughout its 50 years, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has designated around 30,000 properties...
2/23/2016
On February 18, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting on proposed rule changes that would...
2/17/2016
Even as patenting has expanded in the US and awards for related lawsuits have exceeded $1 billion, one pocket of...
2/17/2016
On February 13, Justice Antonin Scalia of the US Supreme Court died at the age of 79. A member of the court since his...
2/12/2016
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with Annual Survey of American Law editor-in-chief Austin Wilkins '16...
2/11/2016
On January 28, OUTLaw, NYU Law’s organization for LGBTQ students and their allies, honored Iván Espinoza-Madrigal ’05,...
2/10/2016
On Tuesday, February 2, mere days before Super Bowl 50, the Forum on Law, Culture & Society invited experts to...
2/10/2016
In his February 2 visit, Ambassador Keith Harper ’94, the US representative to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC),...
2/9/2016
Following the UN Climate Change conference in Paris, an expert at the Council on Foreign Relations said, “The world...
2/9/2016
When Queens high school senior Najib received a months-long suspension for fighting last April, he felt his college...
2/5/2016
At the Frank J. Guarini Government Lecture on January 25, Judge John Gleeson of the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/4/2016
NYU Law hosts 2016 Public Interest Legal Career Fair
2/3/2016
Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, has been awarded the University’s 2015-2016 Dr...
2/3/2016
When the Harvard Law Review invites three separate online critiques of an article to be published at the same time as...
2/2/2016
A new joint effort will serve as an incubator for innovation in human rights research, the Center for Human Rights and...
1/29/2016
Preet Bharara, US Attorney, Southern District of New York Stephanie Yonekura, Partner, Hogan Lovells...
1/29/2016
More than 800 LLM students from 72 countries came to NYU Law on January 29, 2016 for the largest LLM recruiting...
1/28/2016
In her talk, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres addressed the human rights dimension of the Paris Agreement...
1/26/2016
For 25 years, the Family Defense Clinic—founded by Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law Martin Guggenheim ’71—...
1/25/2016
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today nominated Maria T. Vullo to serve as the Superintendent of the New York State Department...
1/21/2016
Sarah Brafman ’16, a former co-president of NYU Law Students for Reproductive Justice and Ford Foundation Public...
1/21/2016
CHRGJ Faculty Director, Professor Philip Alston met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday in his capacity...
1/20/2016
The 2016 Stonewall Book Awards were announced Monday, January 11 by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round...
1/19/2016
Marie Garibaldi LLM ’63, former associate justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, passed away January 15, 2016 at the...
1/19/2016
The recently released report on SEC Enforcement Activity Against Public Company Defendants from 2010 to 2015.
1/19/2016
The vital flow of remittances from diaspora countries into Somalia is under threat as a result of necessary, but...
1/15/2016
On January 11, NYU School of Law’s Leadership Mindset and the Forum on Law, Culture & Society (FOLCS) co-hosted the...
1/12/2016
In the decade she spent as a public defender, Professor of Clinical Law Kim Taylor-Thompson represented children and...
1/11/2016
The NYU Furman Center announced today the appointment of Jessica Yager '03 as its new Executive Director. She succeeds...
1/8/2016
On December 8, 2015, ICTJ and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law organized the 8th...
1/7/2016
Judith Kaye ’62, former chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals, passed away on January 6, 2016, at the age of 77...
12/18/2015
On December 16, 2015, President Barack Obama appointed Adjunct Professor Pedro Martinez-Fraga, a partner in the Miami...
12/18/2015
Over the past year, NYU Law faculty members have taken a hard and thoughtful look at such things as the Asian luxury...
12/17/2015
Bernard-Henri Lévy joined FOLCS at 92Y for an important evening of discussion devoted to the current events in Europe...
12/16/2015
On November 12-13, 2015, some of the nation’s leading and most innovative police officials came to NYU School of Law to...
12/9/2015
At the 2015 Law Alumni Association Annual Fall Conference, Roberta Kaplan, partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton &...
12/9/2015
Lester Pollack ’57, chairman emeritus of the NYU School of Law Foundation Board of Trustees, passed away on December 9...
12/8/2015
For years, Republicans have accused President Barack Obama of waging a “war on coal.” As evidence of his “unprecedented...
12/7/2015
Should the law that allows employers to pay a “subminimum wage” to tipped workers be changed?
12/7/2015
This panel focused on secrecy and the adjudication of national security cases around the world.
12/7/2015
Haiti stands at a crossroads: The prospect of gold mining glitters on the horizon, while the reality of political...
12/2/2015
NYU Law and Concurrences Review co-sponsored "Antitrust in Emerging and Developing Economies: Africa, Brazil,...
12/1/2015
On November 20, NYU Law’s Center on Civil Justice hosted a daylong conference on third-party litigation funding,...
11/30/2015
At the 21st annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium, “Constitution and Custom:...
11/29/2015
Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. of the US Supreme Court was the featured guest at an event co-hosted by the...
11/25/2015
In a speech at NYU Law earlier this fall, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates announced a major new policy on...
11/23/2015
David Richards, Edwin D. Webb Professor of Law, has long studied the interaction between patriarchy, structural...
11/20/2015
On November 13, Andrew Tobias, journalist and author of the now classic coming-out memoir The Best Little Boy in the...

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