News@NYU Law

7/22/2016
In April, the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, a joint center of the Law School and...
7/21/2016
Four NYU School of Law alumni were honored by the New York Law Journal (NYLJ) as “Lawyers Who Lead by Example,”...
7/18/2016
Gráinne de Búrca, Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law, has been elected a corresponding fellow of the...
7/18/2016
The Policing Project has received a generous grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation for a two-year initiative...
7/12/2016
On July 7, Center on Law and Security Executive Director Zachary Goldman '09 testified before a House subcommittee...
7/12/2016
Trevor Morrison and Kenji Yoshino joined legal journalists Adam Liptak, Dahlia Lithwick, and Nina Totenberg to discuss...
7/1/2016
The International Society of Public Law (ICON·S) held its annual conference June 17-19 at the Humboldt University of...
6/30/2016
On June 30, the White House announced the launch of its Data-Driven Justice Initiative, an effort that has garnered the...
6/28/2016
Dean Trevor Morrison, Eric M. and Laurie B. Roth Professor of Law, has been appointed by President Barack Obama as...
6/23/2016
Leading competition law scholars from around the world convened at the Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels on June 8 for a...
6/22/2016
On June 8, Adam Cox, Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law, joined an Intelligence Squared debate about presidential...
6/21/2016
The Center on the Administration of Criminal Law has joined a coalition urging President Barack Obama to act on all...
6/16/2016
The new book Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice in America, co-edited by Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law...
6/16/2016
The Center for Labor and Employment law held the 69th annual NYU Conference on Labor, focused on arbitration of...
6/15/2016
The Global Tax Conference Project, a collaborative effort among NYU School of Law and three other academic institutions...
6/14/2016
UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights and CHRGJ Faculty Director Philip Alston presented his...
6/13/2016
On June 9, both Professor Lily Batchelder and Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, visited...
6/6/2016
University Professor Jerome Bruner—a trailblazing figure in psychology and a towering mind in a multitude of other...
6/3/2016
As part of the Department of Commerce’s work convening the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, the...
5/27/2016
Jennifer Arlen ’86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the American Law and...
5/26/2016
The Brennan Center held the first ever national conference on automatic voter registration. Keynote speakers include...
5/23/2016
Dean Trevor Morrison Vanita Gupta '01 Georgia Stasinopoulos '16 Francis...
5/19/2016
This year’s “Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles” list from the Corporate Practice Commentator includes an article...
5/18/2016
NYU's 184th Commencement Exercises and NYU Law's Convocation ceremonies this year both featured prominent speakers to...
5/18/2016
(L to R) John Berger, senior editor at Cambridge University Press; Jonathan Lippman '68; Samuel Estreicher;...
5/17/2016
US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson explored modern counterterrorism strategy in his keynote for “Terrorism...
5/16/2016
Beatrice Silverstein Frank, former clinical associate professor of law, passed away on April 21, 2016, at the age of 87...
5/16/2016
In April, the New York Law Journal honored five NYU Law alumni on its 2016 Rising Stars list. A 24-judge panel chose 42...
5/13/2016
What if you were arrested for not carrying papers—that were impossible to get? What if you won your deportation case...
5/13/2016
In the post-Snowden era, traditional actors like Congress and the courts, as well as new players such as global...
5/12/2016
Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial, written by Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law Kenji...
5/12/2016
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, today said that Mauritania’s...
5/11/2016
David D. Pustilnik ’58, LLM ’59 has had a long and distinguished career as a tax lawyer. After serving as a...
5/10/2016
In the public at large, property and contract law are commonly thought to reflect moral proprietary and promissory...
5/10/2016
Zachary Goldman and Samuel Rascoff recently released Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the...
5/6/2016
It’s sometimes difficult to be philosophical about the down-and-dirty milieu of political institutions—but University...
5/6/2016
The eighth annual conference of the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, held at NYU Law on April 8, examined...
5/5/2016
The Korematsu Lecture, given annually at NYU Law in honor of Japanese internment challenger Fred Korematsu, serves as a...
5/4/2016
Speaking ahead of President Barack Obama’s  upcoming visit to Flint on May 4, three United Nations experts have...
5/3/2016
Join us for an evening of discussion and dramatic reading with Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actors,...
5/2/2016
Mervyn King served as governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to 2013 and played a key role in shaping global...
4/29/2016
In its spring conference, NYU Law’s Program for Corporate Compliance and Enforcement brought together enforcement...
4/28/2016
Since the Supreme Court stayed EPA’s Clean Power Plan, which regulates carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil...
4/28/2016
The NYU Graduate Tax Program and the Tax Practice of KPMGhave joined together to create an annual symposium on Current...
4/28/2016
Are we running out of trademarks? Professor Jeanne Fromer and John M. Desmarais Professor of Intellectual Property Law...
4/25/2016
On March 24, Law Women honored Nancy Duff Campbell ’68, co-president of the National Women’s Law Center, as Alumna of...
4/20/2016
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) has elected five New York University faculty as fellows: Leslie...
4/20/2016
Today over 60 percent of people in jail are being held pretrial, and many remain in custody because they cannot afford...
4/18/2016
NYU Law’s Leadership Mindset program supports the Law School’s mission of inspiring and developing in its students a...
4/15/2016
On April 7, the 15th annual Deans’ Cup—the charity...
4/15/2016
The annual Distinguished Administrator Award recognizes outstanding administrative and professional performance that...
4/15/2016
This CNAS public conference on US sanctions and national security, co-hosted with the Center on Law and Security at NYU...
4/14/2016
In the ongoing national debate over income inequality, policymakers have clashed over how to combat the widening gap...
4/13/2016
Rafiq Kalam Id-Din II ’00 Vice Dean Randy Hertz, Derrick Bell Scholarship for Public Service...
4/8/2016
US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s visit to NYU Law on April 4 occurred during a crucial national moment for the...
4/8/2016
In her scholarship and teaching, Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, considers the...
4/6/2016
Policing agencies play a vital role in ensuring a safe and secure society. But questions about law enforcement...
4/6/2016
Judge Patrick Robinson is a member of the International Court of Justice and a Barrister of Law, Middle Temple, United...
4/5/2016
Experts in education policy, educational leadership, law, and economics discuss potential impacts of charter schools on...
4/5/2016
Faye Ehrenstamm, director, US Department of Justice's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development,...
4/5/2016
The moral implications of drone-strikes is now the setting for a feature film.  Through remote surveillance and on...
4/5/2016
Ed Rock, an expert in corporate law and corporate governance, will join NYU School of Law's permanent faculty this...
3/31/2016
M. Carr Ferguson LLM '60 Victor Zonana ’64, LLM ’66 John Samuels LLM ’75...
3/31/2016
Lord Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, Baron King of Lothbury, Alan Greenspan Professor of Economics...
3/31/2016
The 2002 film Minority Report imagines a future in which police use predictive tools to prevent crime and identify...
3/30/2016
The symposium “Dishwashers, Domestic Workers, and Day Laborers: Can Alternative Labor Organizing Revive the Labor...
3/28/2016
As presidential hopefuls spar over economic reform, both Law Women and the Black Allied Law Students Association (BALSA...
3/24/2016
Nuclear energy currently provides approximately 20 percent of America’s electricity—and the majority of the country’s...
3/22/2016
A sociologist, historian and legal scholar, David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law, is an expert in crime...
3/21/2016
Ajani Husbands ’17 lived in four different countries during seven years with the US Department of State. In his last...
3/17/2016
Trevor Morrison, Dean, NYU School of Law Katepalli Sreenivasan, Dean, NYU Tandon School of...
3/17/2016
As millions of refugees flee war-torn Syria, the European Union has come under scrutiny for its handling of the migrant...
3/16/2016
The Black Lives Matter movement has brought attention to the peril that many blacks feel in the United States, and a...
3/14/2016
Dozens of NYU Law students each year devote their winter and spring breaks to work and service projects around the...
3/11/2016
Former French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira addressed NYU students days after resignation protesting a proposal...
3/11/2016
In 2011, the US Department of Education issued a letter to higher education officials that explained the government’s...
3/7/2016
Over the past two years, NYU Law students have played a central role in building a pioneering database that sheds new...
3/7/2016
Christopher Meade ’96, general counsel and a senior managing director at BlackRock, was the honoree at this year’s Law...
3/4/2016
Innovation experts from industry, government, and academia will discuss the rise of successful technology clusters in...
3/4/2016
Horne altered American agricultural policy and unified takings jurisprudence by recognizing protections for personal...
3/4/2016
On campuses across the country, on topics ranging from rape law  to Halloween costumes and decor, much has been...
3/2/2016
Kalief Browder was held on Rikers Island without a conviction for three years and committed suicide in 2015. Jerome...
3/1/2016
Google.org is teaming with Bryan Stevenson and his non-profit Equal Justice Initiative to push America to confront its...
3/1/2016
A fundamental question in efforts to solve the affordable housing crisis in New York and other major American cities is...
3/1/2016
At NYU Law, the Moot Court Board is classified not as a student organization but as a student journal, a unique...
3/1/2016
The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed Judge Theodor Meron to a new term as President of the Mechanism for...
2/24/2016
The brief asks the Supreme Court to uphold the accommodation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage...
2/23/2016
Throughout its 50 years, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has designated around 30,000 properties...
2/23/2016
On February 18, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting on proposed rule changes that would...
2/17/2016
Even as patenting has expanded in the US and awards for related lawsuits have exceeded $1 billion, one pocket of...
2/17/2016
On February 13, Justice Antonin Scalia of the US Supreme Court died at the age of 79. A member of the court since his...
2/12/2016
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with Annual Survey of American Law editor-in-chief Austin Wilkins '16...
2/11/2016
On January 28, OUTLaw, NYU Law’s organization for LGBTQ students and their allies, honored Iván Espinoza-Madrigal ’05,...
2/10/2016
On Tuesday, February 2, mere days before Super Bowl 50, the Forum on Law, Culture & Society invited experts to...
2/10/2016
In his February 2 visit, Ambassador Keith Harper ’94, the US representative to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC),...
2/9/2016
Following the UN Climate Change conference in Paris, an expert at the Council on Foreign Relations said, “The world...
2/9/2016
When Queens high school senior Najib received a months-long suspension for fighting last April, he felt his college...
2/5/2016
At the Frank J. Guarini Government Lecture on January 25, Judge John Gleeson of the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/4/2016
NYU Law hosts 2016 Public Interest Legal Career Fair
2/3/2016
Peggy Cooper Davis, John S. R. Shad Professor of Lawyering and Ethics, has been awarded the University’s 2015-2016 Dr...

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