4/25/2018
The American South is littered 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
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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 will gather at the Law School to celebrate Reunion...
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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To understand the realm of Professor Franco Ferrari’s scholarship, consider this hypothetical: A nuclear accident in...
1/23/2018
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Jordan Wells ’13 had a very particular social justice issue in mind when he decided to go to law school. After...
1/22/2018
In November Nathan Wessler ’10 made his first appearance before the US Supreme Court, arguing in Carpenter v. United...
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
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When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on December 14 to repeal net neutrality rules, it was the latest...
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
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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...
12/5/2017
In 2011, sociologist Arlie Hochschild left her perch in the liberal enclave of Berkeley, California, to venture deep...
12/5/2017
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The Center on Law and Security (CLS) event “Homeland Security in the Twenty-First Century” on November 13 featured Jeh...
11/30/2017
On the first anniversary of the 2016 US presidential election, NYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice convened a panel...
11/30/2017
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At a Latham & Watkins Forum held at the Law School on November 15, Dean Trevor Morrison sat down with Stephen M....
11/29/2017
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The fight against corruption took a new course in 1977 with US enactment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)...
11/28/2017
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One of the most-watched cases on the US Supreme Court’s docket is Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights...
11/22/2017
Sherrilyn Ifill '87
The ninth annual Emilio Mignone Lecture on Transitional Justice examined the legacy of slavery and racial violence in...
11/22/2017
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The 2018 class of Skadden Fellows includes five NYU Law students: Mason Pesek ’18, Samantha Reiser ’18, Lindsey Smith ’...
11/22/2017
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Over the past few years, a number of local elections have ushered in a wave of “reform-minded” prosecutors committed to...
11/20/2017
John Dean, Michael Waldman, and Elizabeth Holtzman
On October 18, two days before the 44th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s infamous Saturday Night Massacre, NYU...
11/16/2017
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At the seventh annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium, “New Approaches to Calculation and Allocation of the...
11/16/2017
Derrick Bell
Theodore Shaw Portrait of Derrick Bell by Daniel Mark Duffy Janet Dewart Bell, Derrick...
11/16/2017
 Luis Angel Reyes Savalza
This year’s Latinxs in the Law Lecture featured Luis Angel Reyes Savalza '15, immigration attorney and director of...
11/16/2017
Bill Bradley at podium
The NYU Law Review’s recent symposium examining the case for redesigning the US presidential nomination process...
11/16/2017
Andre Segura '06
On August 25, Andre Segura ’06 was in his home in Houston watching the news as Hurricane Harvey bore down upon the city...
11/15/2017
Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi
As President Trump called for an “open and free Indo-Pacific” on his first state visit to Asia, legal scholars...
11/14/2017
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Eleanor Fox '61, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, was honored this month with the Antitrust...
11/14/2017
Even after New York City mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a 10-year plan in June to close the city’s main jail complex...
11/7/2017
Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi and Trevor Morrison
NYU School of Law has announced a grant of $5 million from the Government of Japan for an endowment of the U.S.-Asia...
11/2/2017
Judge Stephen A. Higginson of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
On October 23, Judge Stephen A. Higginson of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit presented the 2017 James...
10/30/2017
During a three-year stint as commissioner of New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD),...
10/24/2017
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What role should law practices play in addressing the issues of race and ethnicity in America today? Do partners and...
10/24/2017
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Florencia Librizzi LLM ’12 first developed her interest in international law as a high school student when she...
10/18/2017
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The contagious energy of the evening was clear from the moment students, alumni, faculty, and friends of NYU School of...
10/17/2017
Nicole Friedlander '01
Nicole Friedlander ’01 likes to solve complex problems—the more challenging, the better. “The cases that I enjoy the...
10/16/2017
A three-judge panel from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held oral arguments in four...
10/12/2017
The cybersecurity threat facing the US is now more diffuse, more sophisticated, and more dangerous than ever before,...
10/11/2017
In a September 25 speech at the Law School, James McDonald, director of the Division of Enforcement at the Commodity...
10/10/2017
In 2015 alone, 20 articles written or co-written by famously prolific Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law Richard...
10/9/2017
To highlight how state-level actors are addressing energy and environmental issues in ways that sometimes differ from...
10/9/2017
In this event cosponsored by the Disability Allied Law Students Association and the Center for Diversity, Inclusion,...
10/8/2017
In November 2000, on the day before the Bush-Gore presidential election, Anne Milgram ’96 accepted a job with the Civil...