News@NYU Law

5/4/2011
Brennan Center for Justice examines accountability after Citizens UnitedOn April 29, the Brennan Center of Justice held...
5/4/2011
Professor Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, will receive a Ford Foundation...
5/3/2011
On April 6, 2011, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) hosted “Seeking Accountability for...
4/29/2011
When John Wood ’11 decided to follow the federal environmental case American Electric Power Co., Inc. v....
4/28/2011
At its annual awards dinner on April 27, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) honored NYU Law for helping further...
4/28/2011
Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, has just debuted a new book, Trust, Risk, and Moral Hazard in...
4/27/2011
In a memo to the NYU Law community on April 26, Dean Richard Revesz announced the death of James Eustice (LL.M. ’...
4/26/2011
On April 25, Ling Li, senior research fellow at the U.S.-Asia Law Institute and assistant professor at Northwest...
4/26/2011
Dr. Shirin Ebadi discusses her new book, The Golden Cage: Three Brothers, Three Choices, One DestinyOn April 19, Nobel...
4/26/2011
Andrew Herman '10 won the second annual University of Virginia Law Human Rights Student Scholars Writing Competition...
4/25/2011
Ezekiel Emanuel has a habit of doing the seemingly impossible. One example: he played a key role in helping the Obama...
4/25/2011
Karen Bradshaw is the first recipient of the Law School’s Koch-Searle Research Fellowship in Legal Studies. She...
4/25/2011
David Deng '10 and Sylwia Wewiora '11 present at International Conference on Global Land GrabbingOn April 6-8, David...
4/25/2011
On April 2, 2010, Professor Smita Narula presented at two conferences on the human rights and environmental...
4/22/2011
Chris Jung '11 wins first prize in the American Bar Association Business Law Section Mendes Hershman Student Writing...
4/20/2011
Gary A. Anderson, a current Joint Straus/Tikvah Fellow at the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law &...
4/20/2011
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) announced on April 19 that it had elected two members of the Law...
4/19/2011
On April 2, 2010, Professor Smita Narula presented at two conferences on the human rights and environmental...
4/19/2011
On April 6, the NYU School of Law chapter of the Order of the Coif inducted Law School Trustee Thomas R. Brome ’...
4/18/2011
NYU Law’s 39th annual Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition, open to 2Ls and 3Ls at the Law School, brought...
4/18/2011
On April 14, NYU Law defeated Columbia Law in the 10th annual Deans' Cup fundraiser. The final score was 78-67. It was...
4/18/2011
During his 50 years at the NYU School of Law, Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law,...
4/15/2011
On April 6, the Center for Labor and Employment Law and the U.S.-Asia Law Institute joined together for an event...
4/15/2011
On April 1, the U.S.-Asia Law Institute hosted faculty and students from the National Taiwan University for a two-...
4/14/2011
On April 13, Jack Ford, CBS news legal analyst, moderated the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society...
4/14/2011
In the last decade, hundreds of thousands of longtime lawful permanent residents have been detained and deported from...
4/14/2011
French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport, and Housing Nathalie Koscuisko-Morizet was the lead...
4/12/2011
Eleanor Fox profiled in Global Competition ReviewAfter naming Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade...
4/12/2011
On April 7,  Catherine Sharkey was awarded a fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for...
4/12/2011
It’s been an eventful time for the Law School’s Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL). On March 25 the...
4/11/2011
On March 31, Alison Nathan, a 2008 Alexander Fellow, was nominated for the U.S. District Court for the...
4/11/2011
Many of the NYU School of Law’s imminent and recent graduates secure public interest fellowships each year with the...
4/8/2011
Joakim Dungel (LL.M. ’07) was killed in Afghanistan on April 1. Dungel worked for the United Nations mission,...
4/8/2011
On March 22, Michael Danilack (LL.M. ‘90), deputy commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service’s Large...
4/8/2011
On April 1, the Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association (BLAPA) held its annual Spring Dinner...
4/7/2011
Annual Survey of American Law honors Cass SunsteinThe Annual Survey of American Law dedicated its 68th volume to Cass...
4/6/2011
NYU Law Revue riffs on West Side StoryThis year's edition of the NYU Law Revue, the annual student musical ...
4/6/2011
“Taking Stock: A Symposium Celebrating the NYS Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts,” a daylong event...
4/5/2011
On March 28, the Hoffinger Criminal Justice Forum, titled "In Celebration of the Life and Work of Professor Jerome H....
4/4/2011
Robert Howse is a winner of Global Policy Journal's Best Article Prize for 2010Global Policy Journal and the...
4/3/2011
The judge who presided over three of the largest bankruptcies in history—Enron, WorldCom, and Chrysler—will...
4/1/2011
On March 23, Jonathan Harris ’90 was appointed deputy treasurer of Connecticut.Harris, who had been a state...
4/1/2011
Students taking a course called “How Washington Really Works” might expect to become even more jaded about...
4/1/2011
Taking the form of a “fireside chat,” the seventh annual Emile Noël Lecture on March 29 was a free-ranging discussion...
3/31/2011
On March 16th, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) released the preliminary results of its...
3/31/2011
Brittany Jones '11 won second place in the student writing competition for the 2011 Joint Southeast/Southwest...
3/31/2011
Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, has won a 2011 Bradley Prize from the Lynde and Harry Bradley...
3/30/2011
On March 25, one hundred years after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire claimed the lives of 146 workers and...
3/25/2011
The March 23 NYU Law Forum, “Law and Accountability in the Age of WikiLeaks,” doubled as the annual roundtable...
3/24/2011
On March 17, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued a landmark ruling in a case in which Joseph...
3/24/2011
The Brennan Center for Justice’s day-long symposium on March 18, “Intelligence Collection and Law Enforcement: New...
3/23/2011
Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit illuminated the legal history of Asian Americans...
3/21/2011
Peter Guber ’67 (LL.M. ’68), chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, recently published Tell to Win:...
3/21/2011
Charlie Sheen could probably tell law students a thing or two about the justice system. The actor has been arrested,...
3/21/2011
University Professor Jeremy Waldron testified before the U.K. Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights on March 15...
3/18/2011
On March 16, Clarence B. Jones, a scholar-in-residence and visiting professor at Stanford University’s Martin...
3/15/2011
The Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law held its second annual conference at Verona University...
3/15/2011
Martin Guggenheim '71, Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law, couldn’t have asked for a better teaching...
3/15/2011
Kenneth Feinberg ’70 will be awarded the Albert Gallatin Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Society at the...
3/14/2011
Journal of Law and Liberty symposium examines whether law can survive its own language (VIDEO) The Journal of Law...
3/14/2011
On March 3, President Obama announced that he will nominate Jon Leibowitz ‘84  for a second term as the...
3/14/2011
A.B. Culvahouse ’73, a former White House counsel and the chairman of the international law firm O'Melveny...
3/11/2011
Sabbatical or no sabbatical, when Barry Friedman, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law, heard about the need for an...
3/11/2011
Concluding a French case that had been closely watched by legal scholars and academics around the world because of its...
3/11/2011
Christina Sanford '00, an attorney-adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State was...
3/9/2011
The topic of the NYU Law Forum on March 2 was “America's Cities: The Burden of the Past, or the Promise of the...
3/9/2011
On March 3, Kevin Huffman '98 was named Tennessee’s education commissioner by Governor Bill Haslam. Huffman, who...
3/8/2011
NYU School of Law and UCLA School of Law have created the NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Conference, a joint annual conference...
3/8/2011
José Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, has been elected to the Academic Council...
3/3/2011
University Professor Joseph Weiler began his three-part lecture series on Jesus of Nazareth with an anecdote involving...
3/2/2011
Members of the NYU School of Law community filled Greenberg Lounge on February 24, milling among tables filled with...
3/2/2011
Stephen Gillers ’68, Crystal Eastman Professor of Law, has won the 2011 Michael Franck Professional Responsibility...
3/2/2011
Panelists at the February 23 NYU Law Forum took on the subject of climate change litigation. Given that hopes for...
3/1/2011
Neil Barofsky ’95 will become a senior fellow at the NYU School of Law on April 1, two days after the end of...
2/28/2011
Assistant Professor of Law Ryan Bubb was a featured speaker at the Seventh Annual NYU/Penn Conference on Law and...
2/25/2011
With the seismic shift underway in the Middle East bringing about the collapse of some dictatorial regimes, “...
2/24/2011
In 1960, the Supreme Court decision in Boynton v. Virginia outlawed segregation on public transportation. A year...
2/23/2011
Promoting the rule of law is a priority at the U.N., as Patricia O’Brien, the United Nations under-secretary-...
2/22/2011
Luxury seats, coveted experiences and intimate gatherings with influential and important people are some of the...
2/22/2011
Sometimes, a picture caption is worth a thousand words. On August 30, 2005, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the...
2/22/2011
“Big Law 2021 – And What it Will Mean for You” was the topic of the February 16 NYU Law Forum. Led by moderator Samuel...
2/22/2011
The NYU School of Law Graduate Tax Program has announced that it has eliminated the two-credit residency requirement...
2/18/2011
Ryan Goodman, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law and co-chair of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice...
2/18/2011
Queen Elizabeth II has named University Professor Arthur Miller a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)....
2/18/2011
Samuel Rascoff, assistant professor of law, testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental...
2/18/2011
On February 17, the prestigious American Law Institute (ALI) announced that it is conferring a Young Scholars...
2/17/2011
Mohamed ElBaradei (LL.M. '71, J.S.D. '74, LL.D. '04) has had the eyes of the world on him since late January, when he...
2/16/2011
On February 2, NYU Law hosted a discussion between Senators Tom Daschle and Trent Lott. The event, organized by the...
2/16/2011
On February 11, Catherine A. Rein Professor of Law Cynthia Estlund testified before the U.S. House Education and the...
2/15/2011
Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, and Harry First, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law...
2/15/2011
On February 10-11, NYU Law’s Public Interest Law Center hosted the 34th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair....
2/15/2011
On February 7, Alan Houseman '68, executive director of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), delivered the...
2/15/2011
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and a professor of sociology, has won the 2010 PROSE Award in the...
2/15/2011
Review of Law & Social Change symposium examines the role of corporations in promoting progressive idealsOn Friday...
2/15/2011
The Supreme Court was the focus of the February 9 NYU Law Forum, with panelists looking broadly at it as an institution...
2/14/2011
Richard Epstein’s Food and Drug Law class is not for the timid. The famously opinionated libertarian, who is the...
2/11/2011
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) recently recognized the work of five former LL.M....
2/11/2011
On February 8, NYU School of Law hosted a panel discussion organized by the American Constitution Society on the...
2/11/2011
On February 7, the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Planning and the Institute for Education and Social Policy...

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