News@NYU Law

4/26/2017
The semester had ended, but one classroom at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was packed with dozens of MIT...
4/26/2017
It is traditional to take stock of a new president’s accomplishments and approach to governance as he reaches 100 days...
4/25/2017
The 2017 Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights symposium, “Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights...
4/25/2017
Two NYU Law alumni—Jared Kushner ’07, senior White House adviser to the president, and Bob Ferguson ’95, Washington...
4/21/2017
From April 28-30, 10 classes from 1967 to 2012 will gather at the Law School to celebrate Reunion 2017. Events...
4/21/2017
2017 Weinfeld Award Recipient Sheila Birnbaum '65 NYU Law Board of Trustees Chairman Anthony Welters...
4/19/2017
The ninth annual conference of NYU Law’s Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL), “Disrupting the Cycle:...
4/18/2017
Five years after graduating from law school, Jeramie Scott ’12 serves as national security counsel at the Electronic...
4/17/2017
John Walker ’93 had spent the majority of his career as a partner at Dentons—a multinational law firm that employs more...
4/17/2017
The NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement’s (PCCE) daylong conference, “The Expanding Scope of Individual...
4/14/2017
Eleanor Sharpston, the UK advocate general of the European Union's Court of Justice, delivered the 12th annual ...
4/13/2017
From left: Tyler Domino '17, Dan Peck '17, Judge Bernice Donald, Judge Robert Sack, Caleb Seeley '17, and...
4/12/2017
Law Alumni of Color Association President Rafiq Kalam Id-Din II ’00 Dean Trevor Morrison...
4/10/2017
One Friday afternoon, ACLU Senior Staff Attorney Stephen Pevar, adjunct professor at NYU Law, faced a dilemma: His work...
4/7/2017
At a recent event, “‘Regarded As’ Muslim: Islamophobia and its Ripple Effects,” panelists considered the difficulties...
4/6/2017
The Forum on Law, Culture & Society held a screening on March 8 of a new television series about two racially...
4/6/2017
The January 1977 issue of the Harvard Law Review included an article, “State Constitutions and the Protection of...
4/4/2017
In 1993, Strive Masiyiwa had an idea for a mobile telephony company in Zimbabwe. The founder of a successful electrical...
4/4/2017
Last spring, Mark Geistfeld sat in a Tesla Model S, his hands hovering inches from the wheel as the car, in self-drive...
3/31/2017
HSLI judges, from left: Bill Escobar, Grainne de Búrca, and Ron Stubblefield '17 HSLI judges, from...
3/30/2017
Vijaya Gadde ’00, Twitter’s general counsel, had scarcely settled into her chair at the March 22 NYU School of Law...
3/28/2017
Former president Barack Obama delivered a statement from the Pentagon on December 14, 2015, describing the latest...
3/24/2017
The Women of Color Collective (WoCC) was one of the primary reasons Samah McGona ’18 chose to attend NYU Law. “I was a...
3/23/2017
This year’s Hauser Global Law School Program Annual Dinner occurred exactly one week before a fateful national election...
3/23/2017
As a new governor of Puerto Rico took office this year, the commonwealth continued to grapple with an economic crisis...
3/21/2017
NYU School of Law has announced that Preet Bharara will join the Law School as a distinguished scholar in residence on...
3/17/2017
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Sharon Bowen and former Securities and Exchange Commission (...
3/17/2017
At the launch of the Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance, a panel of leaders representing institutional...
3/17/2017
With the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch of the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in...
3/16/2017
At this year’s Thomas M. Jorde Symposium, hosted by the NYU Law Brennan Center for Justice, honored lecturer Heather...
3/16/2017
In a March 15 indictment, the US Department of Justice alleged that two Russian spies working with two criminal...
3/15/2017
The March 2 installment of the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Speaker Series featured Iris Bohnet,...
3/15/2017
The NYU School of Law Forum focused on "Trump’s Economic Agenda: The Path from Rhetoric to Reality" on March 1, with...
3/13/2017
At the 10th annual alumnae reception of NYU Law’s Women of Color Collective (WoCC), the student organization honored...
3/13/2017
Meeropol advocates for prisoners’ rights and the constitutional rights of Muslims In the final hearing of the Obama...
3/10/2017
In his second trip to the United States since stepping down as president of Taiwan in May 2016, Ma Ying-jeou LLM ’76...
3/9/2017
On March 3, NYU Law's Center on Law and Security and the Just Security blog welcomed Benjamin Wittes, editor-in-...
3/8/2017
The launch of NYU Law’s Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law on February 27 drew a crowd that filled Tishman...
3/8/2017
One way to understand the 2016 US election and Brexit decision, says Professor of Law Edward Rock, is that many voters...
3/7/2017
When President Ronald Reagan appointed Judge Pauline Newman ’58 to the bench of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal...
3/6/2017
In its ruling today in Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado, the US Supreme Court said jury secrecy doesn’t apply if there is...
3/6/2017
What if questions of policing are not best addressed by policing agencies or the courts, but by the public? In...
3/3/2017
Law Women honored Carol Bellamy ’68 with the Alumna of the Year Award at the organization’s annual Alumnae Reception....
3/1/2017
"Medical Innovation and the Law," a symposium sponsored by the Classical Liberal Institute and the NYU Journal of...
3/1/2017
The February 22 NYU School of Law Forum, "Business, Law, and Government in China: Reflections from Experience,"...
2/28/2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks during a press conference at Sea-Tac Airport. Ferguson speaks...
2/24/2017
A person living in the US in the past half-century might reasonably believe war can be counterproductive to modern...
2/23/2017
The day Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a federal court issued a ruling in a case likely to shape voting in the...
2/21/2017
NYU Law's Brennan Center for Justice and the NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy held a conference on...
2/21/2017
In a conversation on February 8 at the London School of Economics and Political Science, NYU Law faculty members Mervyn...
2/21/2017
Cynthia Estlund’s newest book, A New Deal for China’s Workers?, published in January, focuses on the rapidly evolving...
2/15/2017
As protestors rallied at airports and other locations around the country in opposition to President Trump’s executive...
2/14/2017
The February 8 NYU Law Forum focused on the challenges faced by the international human rights system from both...
2/13/2017
NYU School of Law and NYU Tandon School of Engineering have announced the establishment of a Master of Science in...
2/13/2017
Vicki Been ’83, Boxer Family Professor of Law, has returned to NYU Law from a three-year leave during which she served...
2/10/2017
Vullo is known for her expertise in consumer enforcement and commitment to public service As superintendent of the New...
2/10/2017
OUTLaw, NYU Law’s LGBTQ student organization, honored Hayley Gorenberg ’92 with its Alumna of the Year Award on January...
2/8/2017
Observing that the recent change in national government has brought “a reinvigorated discussion of the role of the...
2/8/2017
Michael Levine, distinguished research scholar and senior lecturer, passed away last week. He had a long, varied, and...
2/6/2017
“Assume a can opener” is the punch line of a joke about an economist proposing how to open a can of tuna fish while...
2/6/2017
One day after President Trump signed an executive order cutting off funding for locations known as "sanctuary cities,"...
2/3/2017
Oscar Londoño ’17 and Oluwadamilola (Dami) Obaro ’17 have been selected as 2017 Skadden Fellows. The prestigious two-...
2/3/2017
At the February 1 NYU Law Forum, Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law Adam Cox, Associate Professor of Clinical Law Alina...
1/31/2017
NYU School of Law has announced two new arrivals this spring, both of whom join the Law School from the Obama...
1/31/2017
In January, anticipating a topic that would be top-of-mind for students returning from winter break, several NYU Law...
1/30/2017
Unable to pay a $1,000 bail, New York City resident Miguel Padilla spent a week on Rikers Island in 2015. He didn’t...
1/26/2017
Three members of the NYU Law community have been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), adding to a lengthy list...
1/26/2017
At a panel hosted by the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law on January 24, experts...
1/23/2017
New York University has established the NYU Immigrant Defense Initiative, a project to provide free, confidential...
1/13/2017
Mar has worked on a number of significant cases for the ACLU and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund From a young...
1/13/2017
2016 Alumna of the Year Reception: Jessica Moldovan ’17, Riane Harper ’17, Nancy Duff Campbell ’68, Dean Trevor...
1/12/2017
Professor of Law and Public Policy Lily Batchelder was recently recognized by Tax Notes and Forbes on their respective...
12/22/2016
In 2016, faculty members at NYU Law published books that they wrote and edited on a range of current issues and...
12/16/2016
Race, religion, nationality, and sexuality—these categories can weigh heavily on experience. But, while they exist and...
12/15/2016
During a recent visit to NYU Law, Department of Defense General Counsel Jennifer O’Connor discussed “Applying the Law...
12/14/2016
Vice President Joe Biden Bob Bauer and Joe Biden Sally Katzen John Kuster '91...
12/14/2016
As a partner at Hand Baldachin & Amburgey, Hand represents some of the biggest names in the fashion industry....
12/13/2016
As businesses and government entities struggle to fend off cybercrime, there is growing concern about the possibility...
12/12/2016
NYU Law Life Trustee Justice Rose Luttan Rubin ’42 passed away last week at age 99.  Together with her husband and...
12/8/2016
On November 30, NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement hosted "Wading Into the Gray: Compliance and...
12/7/2016
On November 16, the NYU Law Forum hosted a panel of investigative journalists to discuss issues related to women's...
12/6/2016
On November 10, Jerome Cohen, professor of law and co-director of the US-Asia Law Institute (USALI), convened...
12/5/2016
The issue of income inequality was hard to ignore during the US presidential campaign, as a democratic socialist...
12/2/2016
US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White, who will step down from one of the longest chairships...
12/1/2016
NYU Shanghai, NYU Law and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) signed a memorandum of understanding...
11/30/2016
Joseph Ehrlich ’97, president of the NYU Law Alumni Association Lisa Schweitzer ’96...
11/29/2016
Earlier this month, NYU Law’s Institute for International Law and Justice organized a lunchtime talk with Roberto...
11/28/2016
NYU Law’s longstanding commitments to empower student success and to improve diversity and inclusion in the legal...
11/23/2016
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Professor Kenji Yoshino...
11/22/2016
The NYU School of Law Forum on November 16 featured a panel of investigative journalists well versed in developments...
11/22/2016
On November 15, a panel of experts convened by NYU Law's Center on Law and Security considered potential national...
11/22/2016
Experts at the annual conference of NYU Law's Institute for Policy Integrity on November 15 explored potential shifts...
11/17/2016
An expert panel of journalists and lawyers discussed issues of national security and transparency in the executive...
11/17/2016
Ben Heineman Jr., former general counsel of GE, discussed lessons learned in the course of his career as part of NYU...
11/17/2016
One week after Donald Trump’s upset victory over Hillary Clinton, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow joined a panel of NYU Law...
11/11/2016
On November 3, NYU Law welcomed Michelle Alexander, senior fellow at the Ford Foundation and visiting professor at...

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