News@NYU Law

4/30/2015
Strive Masiyiwa, Robert Bernstein, Margaret Satterthwaite '99 Jerome Cohen, Ira Belkin '82, Zhou Dan...
4/30/2015
NYU President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton today announced the names of those to be honored...
4/30/2015
On Tuesday, April 28, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the same-sex marriage case Obergefell v. Hodges. Less...
4/29/2015
While conducting experiments is a central undertaking for scientists and social scientists, it’s uncommon for legal...
4/28/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, a renowned legal philosopher who has delivered virtually all of the most...
4/28/2015
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, has thought deeply about the constitutionally...
4/28/2015
Mark Mazur, US Treasury's assistant secretary for tax policy, gives the 15th Annual NYU/KPMG Tax Lecture
4/27/2015
The NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement’s Conference on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing on...
4/27/2015
Helen Hershkoff, Herbert M. and Svetlana Wachtell Professor of Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties, has been honored...
4/27/2015
The only state without an indigent defender system, and also the one that hands down more death sentences per capita...
4/24/2015
On Monday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard oral arguments in Chevron Corporation v. Donziger, in...
4/24/2015
NYU School of Law welcomes Deborah Burand as an assistant professor of clinical law. Beginning in Fall 2015,...
4/24/2015
The Copyright Act of 1976 long preceded the digital age. One of the most important principles in the act is the first-...
4/22/2015
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 197 new members. They include some of the...
4/21/2015
Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s new competition commissioner, came to NYU School of Law on April 20 to...
4/21/2015
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court delivered the landmark United States v. Windsor decision, striking down the...
4/20/2015
NYU School of Law announced that Scott Hemphill will join the Law School as a permanent member of the faculty this...
4/17/2015
Chief Judge Patti Saris of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, delivered the closing keynote for...
4/17/2015
Law Revue returned for its 41st season with a parody of the 1990s sci-fi classic Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
4/17/2015
Billy Freeland '15 Stephen Tensmeyer ’15 Andre Brewster ’15 Sean Stefanik ’...
4/16/2015
Articles co-authored by Eleanor Fox ’61, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, and by Professor Daniel...
4/16/2015
Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), took the occasion of the 21st Annual...
4/14/2015
The Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association held its annual celebratory Spring Dinner on March 27...
4/14/2015
On March 26, the NYU School of Law Violets defeated the Columbia Law School Lions in the 14th annual Deans’ Cup at...
4/8/2015
The Korematsu Lecture series was started in 2000 by a group of NYU law students who wished to create a lecture series...
4/7/2015
Robert Bauer, professor of practice and distinguished scholar in residence, is one of the relatively few lawyers with...
4/3/2015
This morning, only days after Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson delivered a galvanizing talk about racial...
4/3/2015
The Global Justice Clinic joined two Haitian civil society coalitions to testify on the right of access to information...
4/1/2015
Professor Troy McKenzie ’00 has joined the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel as a deputy assistant...
3/30/2015
Philip Alston issued a statement Tuesday in his capacity as UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights...
3/30/2015
The Frank J. Guarini Government Lecture on March 9 was a rare opportunity to hear firsthand from not just one, but two...
3/30/2015
On March 4, the Department of Justice issued a report condemning the racial bias and unconstitutional practices in the...
3/23/2015
Having won a conviction against Gambino family boss John Gotti in 1992, Judge John Gleeson brought a wealth of raw-...
3/23/2015
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Center for Law and Security (CLS) at New York University...
3/17/2015
Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment, a new book by Burt Neuborne, offers a fresh argument about how the...
3/17/2015
Global Clinical Professor of Law Alberto Alemanno, who teaches at NYU Law Abroad in Paris, has been selected as a 2015...
3/17/2015
Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, testified on March 17 before the House Energy &...
3/13/2015
NYU School of Law will hold JD and LLM/JSD Convocation ceremonies on May 21 at the Beacon Theatre. Preet Bharara, US...
3/13/2015
NYU School of Law professors, alumni, and students have filed amicus briefs with the Supreme Court supporting the case...
3/13/2015
Time and again, companies, governments, and other institutions have turned to Kenneth Feinberg ’70 to resolve seemingly...
3/13/2015
This day-long symposium explored the ways that Halliburton II changed the securities class action landscape,...
3/11/2015
On February 27, for the third consecutive year, OUTLaw, NYU Law’s organization for LGBT students and their allies, held...
3/9/2015
Leslie Spencer ’98, litigation partner at Ropes & Gray, was the recipient of this year’s Woman of Distinction Award...
3/6/2015
The Chief Judge of the State of New York, Jonathan Lippman ’68, has fought to expand representation and make the...
3/5/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, who has delivered virtually all of the highest-wattage philosophy lectures across...
3/4/2015
The rise of a virulent new form of terrorist threat, embodied in the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) has...
3/3/2015
At this year’s Law Women Alumnae Reception, Law Trustee Virginia “Jean” Molino ’76, general counsel of McKinsey &...
3/3/2015
The news, the economy, and education are among the many areas of modern life that are increasingly governed by...
2/27/2015
If 2013 was the year of “too big to jail,” 2014 was the year for convicting financial institutions.
2/27/2015
Judge Jack Weinstein may have taken senior status more than two decades ago on the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/27/2015
C. Boyden Gray, founding partner of Boyden Gray & Associates, delivered a keynote for the “American Gas Exports:...
2/26/2015
The Honorable Chase T. Rogers, Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, delivers the annual Brennan Lecture,...
2/26/2015
Amy Marshak ’11 and Matthew Shahabian ’11 have been selected to clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Sonia...
2/24/2015
In an ever more interconnected global economy, international boundaries are increasingly irrelevant. And as governments...
2/24/2015
In this discussion on the current state of fashion law, an expert panel of prominent New York practitioners and...
2/20/2015
The 2015 NYU/Penn Conference on Law & Finance will be hosted by New York University on February 20 and 21 in New...
2/19/2015
At this year’s Black History Month Gala, the NYU School of Law Black Allied Law Students Association (BALSA) honored...
2/19/2015
A three-ethicist panel of Kenji Yoshino, Amy Bloom, and Jack Shafer discuss and debate the best way to solve readers'...
2/18/2015
Given Burt Neuborne’s half century of civil liberties work, which has established him as one of the most accomplished...
2/17/2015
A criminal record can affect an individual’s employment prospects, future interactions with the criminal justice...
2/13/2015
In May 2013, the president spoke about getting the United States off of a perpetual wartime footing in dealing with...
2/13/2015
The number of renters is growing, but many struggle to find available units.
2/9/2015
On February 7, the American Bar Foundation (ABF) honored Stephen Gillers ’68, Elihu Root Professor of Law, with...
2/5/2015
When Norman Goodman ’50 took the position of New York County Clerk in 1969, he had “not the faintest idea” that running...
2/4/2015
Professionals seeking to advance in today’s competitive global environment now have a new option: uniquely designed...
2/4/2015
Last Monday, Roy Austin Jr., deputy assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Urban...
2/3/2015
This Thursday and Friday, more than 4,700 students from 21 law schools are expected to flock to NYU School of Law for...
2/2/2015
Professor Troy McKenzie ’00 has been elected to the prestigious American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI is the leading...
2/2/2015
The Supreme Court will soon decide the fate of policies on climate change, health insurance subsidies, and other...
1/30/2015
The vast majority of contracts these days are standard-form contracts: drafted by one party and offered to the other...
1/29/2015
NYU School of Law is pleased to announce the launch of the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, a research...
1/28/2015
For a leading labor and employment law scholar such as Cynthia Estlund, the ongoing decline of American unions might...
1/28/2015
Annemarie Hassett became the executive director of the NYU Law's Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and...
1/23/2015
Last May, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his intention to create a mandatory inclusionary zoning program that would...
1/23/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, who has delivered virtually all of the highest-wattage philosophy lectures across...
1/22/2015
Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, visited Paraguay in December when he delivered a lecture at...
1/20/2015
Sri Lanka’s voters shocked themselves and the world this month by tossing out their president, who crushed the Tamil...
1/16/2015
On December 3, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard oral arguments in Authors Guild v. Google, in which...
1/9/2015
Andrew Weissmann has been selected as the Chief of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, announced Assistant Attorney...
1/8/2015
The President signed an Executive Order to create the Task Force on 21st Century Policing and announce its members. The...
1/5/2015
Jay Furman ’71, a member of NYU Law’s board of trustees, passed away on January 4 at the age of 72. An unflagging and...
1/5/2015
Law school clinics and their local communities in need have always had a mutually beneficial relationship. Clinic...
12/22/2014
Camilo Romero ’12 speaks matter-of-factly about his final day in the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, when his...
12/19/2014
Wtih the US Senate Intelligence Committee's release of its report on the CIA's use of torture, the Global Justice...
12/19/2014
Over the past year, NYU Law faculty have published a host of praiseworthy books covering a diverse range of interests...
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...

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