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
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11/16/2017
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This year’s Latinxs in the Law Lecture featured Luis Angel Reyes Savalza '15, immigration attorney and director of...
11/16/2017
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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...
10/4/2017
Rochelle Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law, was honored last month at the Intellectual Property Scholars...
10/2/2017
Conference speakers Frank Michelman, Trevor Morrison, Liam Murphy, Thomas Scanlon, Jeremy Waldron, Samuel...
10/1/2017
The depth of the legacy left by Norman Dorsen, the late Frederick I....
9/29/2017
On September 19, Robert B. Stack, former deputy assistant treasury secretary for international tax affairs,...
9/27/2017
Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton announced two new priorities for the SEC at a September 5...
9/25/2017
When the US Supreme Court convened for business last fall, it was down a justice and had few high-profile cases on its...
9/20/2017
In August, following an open display of racial hatred and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Dean Trevor Morrison...
9/18/2017
When Melissa Tidwell ’03 was a student at NYU Law, one of her favorite courses was Current Constitutional Issues,...
9/7/2017
Bonnie Reiss ’69, former vice-chairperson of NYU Law's Board of Trustees, passed away on September 4, 2017. Upon...
9/5/2017
Robert Jackson Jr., a professor of law and director of the Program on Corporate Law and Policy at Columbia Law School,...
9/1/2017
A Sampling of Recent Faculty Books Kwame Anthony Appiah As If: Idealization and Ideals, Harvard University...
9/1/2017
Robert Ellickson
In the annual Hayek Lecture last October, Professor Emeritus Robert Ellickson of Yale Law School articulated a complex...
9/1/2017
Porus Kaka
Porus Kaka, president of the International Fiscal Association, examined source taxation in the annual David R....
9/1/2017
David Schizer
During the annual NYU/KPMG Lecture on Current Issues in Taxation, Dean Emeritus David Schizer of Columbia Law School...
9/1/2017
As North Korea, China, Russia, Syria, ISIL (or ISIS), and cybersecurity dominated the headlines, NYU Law’s Center on...
9/1/2017
The beginning of a school year always brings with it fresh energy. This year, many of us at NYU Law return to campus...
9/1/2017
AnBryce Scholars: Anthony Welters ’77, Dean Trevor Morrison, Professor and Dean Emeritus Richard Revesz, and...
9/1/2017
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In the James Madison Lecture, Judge Sandra Lynch of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit examined instances...
9/1/2017
Pfeifer-Gans Family Scholar Kasey Marie Hemphill was hooded by Maxwell Pfeifer ’49 Nordlicht Family...
9/1/2017
Marc Platt ’82 has been a giant in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. He has served as president of...
9/1/2017
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This year’s Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Speaker Series included Brian Welle, Google’s director of...
9/1/2017
Sonya Chung with her fiancé, Robert Lewis Briggs ’15 Jesse Wagner Klinger with his parents, NYU Law...
9/1/2017
The battle over immigration is about law and policy—and people. BY MICHAEL OREY GRAPHIC ADAPTATIONS BY ELEANOR DAVIS...
9/1/2017
The women of NYU Law have been making history since 1892. Facing modern challenges for women in the legal profession,...
9/1/2017
When the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution placed a camera on Martha’s Vineyard’s South Beach, it was to monitor...
9/1/2017
NYU Law embraces training to advise socially minded businesses in the emerging field of law and social...
9/1/2017
Through 56 years and seven deans, Norman Dorsen, who passed away in July, played a peerless role in the upward...
9/1/2017
Anthony “Tony” Gooch ’63, LLM ’64, a retired partner of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, passed away on January...
9/1/2017
George Zeitlin LLM ’61 passed away on January 19 at age 86. Zeitlin’s colleagues and students remember him as a...
9/1/2017
NYU Law Life Trustee Ciro Gamboni ’65 passed away on April 23 at age 76. Gamboni spent nearly his entire legal career...
9/1/2017
After more than two decades of service, Jeannie Forrest departs the Law School.  Several years ago, Vice...
9/1/2017
Joseph Forstadt ’64, a long-serving member of the Law Alumni Association Board and a Weinfeld Fellow, passed away on...
8/28/2017
These are, most would agree, unusual times in American politics and government. Voters are polarized on a range of...
8/28/2017
Summer is a time when many NYU Law professors fan out from Washington Square to engage with the global academic...
8/21/2017
When Ndidi Oriji ’03 graduated from NYU Law, her mother gave her an unusual gift: a piece of construction paper with...
8/17/2017
To the Law School Community: The recent tragic events in Charlottesville—and perhaps just as much their aftermath—...
8/16/2017
NYU School of Law announced today the creation of the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center (State Impact...
8/9/2017
The International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) held its annual conference in July at the University of Copenhagen in...
8/1/2017
The 2016–17 NYU Law Forum brought together journalists, academics, politicians, and business professionals to address a...
7/18/2017
Richard Revesz, dean emeritus and Lawrence King Professor of Law, was named one of the New York Law Journal's 2017...
7/3/2017
Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law, passed away on July 1, 2017, at home with his family...
6/22/2017
Steven Greenhouse '82 Philip Miscimarra Victoria Lipnic David Sherwyn, former...
6/20/2017
The launch event for the most recent edition of the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy’s State of New...
6/15/2017
NYU School of Law Life Trustee Norma Z. Paige ’46 passed away on June 5. Paige, a talented attorney and...
6/15/2017
As a Root-Tilden-Kern scholar at NYU Law, Johnathan Smith ’07 knew that he wanted to use his legal career to fight for...
6/6/2017
On May 24, NYU Law launched the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship, a new research center that will work...
5/24/2017
 Professor Troy McKenzie '00 has been elected to the American Law Institute Council.
5/22/2017
Chantá Parker ’06 works to improve the country’s public defense systems. Chantá Parker ’06 defines herself as a “...
5/19/2017
The versatility of an NYU Law degree was on display recently in Greenberg Lounge, where nearly two dozen alumni...
5/18/2017
At NYU Law, the Brennan Center for Justice, founded in honor of a Supreme Court legend, uses a multipronged approach to...
5/18/2017
On April 28, 2017, a federal court in Wisconsin struck down a state law authorizing the detention, involuntary...
5/15/2017
Rick Brooks will join NYU School of Law’s permanent faculty in January 2018, and he will teach Contracts at the Law...
5/11/2017
Earlier this year Preet Bharara joined NYU School of Law as a distinguished scholar in residence to continue working on...
5/11/2017
Hissan Bajwa ’05, general counsel at Breather, recalls that when he began law school in the fall of 2002, he felt a...
5/11/2017
New York University professors from a range of disciplines met at NYU Law to honor Professor Anna Deavere Smith, who...
5/8/2017
Early one afternoon, William T. Comfort, III Professor of Law Roderick Hills Jr. is walking his Constitutional Law...
5/8/2017
Roughly 100 days after Donald Trump took office as president, top national security experts gathered at NYU Law in an...
5/2/2017
When the law is used properly, it has the power to create facts, asserted Sherrilyn Ifill ’87, president and director-...
4/26/2017
NYU Law students spearhead patent law workshop for scientists, engineers, physicians, and entrepreneurs. The semester...
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
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Two NYU Law alumni—Jared Kushner ’07, senior White House adviser to the president, and Bob Ferguson ’95, Washington...
4/21/2017
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