12/13/2018
LRAP Plus
Dean Trevor Morrison announced significant enhancements to NYU School of Law’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program...
12/12/2018
Judge Ellen Rosenblum
Delivering this year’s Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture, Ellen Rosenblum, the first woman to serve...
12/4/2018
courthouse
When a major brief needs to be filed in a lawsuit, law firm partners commonly assemble a team of associates to get the...
12/3/2018
Global law firm White & Case LLP  has expanded its partnership with NYU Law by supporting the school’s Grunin...
11/30/2018
Institute for Policy Integrity logo illustration with green mountains and trees
The tumultuous state of US environmental regulation during the Trump administration was implicit in the title of the...
11/30/2018
Fifty years after the Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) Statute opened a new era in how US courts handle complex, multi-...
11/27/2018
Five Years Out banner
Ava Lubell ’13 has been a Slate reader since long before she went to law school. As a college student with a strong...
11/27/2018
Kyungchun Kim portrait
At only 38 years old, Kyungchun Kim LLM ’14, a partner at Lee & Ko in Seoul, Korea, is already an experienced hand...
11/26/2018
Judge Bernice B. Donald speaking at the 2018 James Madison Lecture at NYU Law
Over the last century, some legal commentators have criticized judicial dissent as a sign of disunity that diminishes...
11/21/2018
Law enforcement departments across the country have adopted body cameras for officers in recent years, responding to...
11/21/2018
Phylis Skloot Bamberger
Phylis Skloot Bamberger ’63, a former New York State Supreme Court Justice, passed away on October 28 at the age of 79...
11/19/2018
Sylvia Acevedo speaking
Election tampering, Facebook data harvesting, and other privacy breaches have stoked political and personal safety...
11/19/2018
Crumpled newspaper
Journalism Under Fire: Protecting the Future of Investigative Reporting, a new book by Stephen Gillers ’68, arrives at...
11/19/2018
Charles Rettig, Head of the IRS
On Oct 1, Charles Rettig LLM ’82 was sworn in as the 49th commissioner for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)—the first...
11/9/2018
Julie Fink portrait
On October 17, just about a year after the New York Times published its investigative report on sexual harassment...
11/9/2018
The US Capitol Building
The 2018 midterm elections saw high turnout from voters as the Democrats gained control of the US House of...
11/7/2018
Tarra Simmons speaking into a microphone at the PREP Scholarship Fund Launch event
For a few lawyers, the path to law school starts with prison. At the October 19 launch of NYU Law’s PREP Scholarship...
11/7/2018
As the Trump Administration continues to reshape the United States’s foreign alliances and trade commitments amidst a...
11/2/2018
Illustration of arches with microphones on top
Five months after the US Supreme Court struck down a federal law that had largely restricted gambling on sports events...
10/31/2018
Scales of Justice outlined by computer language
In a recent speech at the European Parliament, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook generated headlines for sounding an...
10/26/2018
Deirdre McCloskey speaking at the 2018 Hayek Lecture
Deirdre McCloskey, distinguished professor of economics, history, English, and communication at the University of...
10/25/2018
Lindsay Kendrick
Lindsay Kendrick will join NYU Law as assistant dean for diversity and inclusion, Dean Trevor Morrison announced on...
10/24/2018
Jeff Furman portrait
If you visit the Minetta Tavern on MacDougal Street, among the vintage photographs and caricatures decorating the walls...
10/23/2018
On September 27, the Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance hosted a three-panel conference that explored the...
10/23/2018
“We look to the media to dig deeper, to open our eyes and our ears, and to go places where we can’t easily go,” said...
10/17/2018
Erin Murphy speaking at panel discussion
On crime procedural shows, detectives solve crimes using analysis of hair, fiber, bite marks, and bullet ballistics. In...
10/16/2018
Kim Taylor-Thompson speaking at event
In an October 3 discussion, amid national debate over Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault claims against then-US...
10/16/2018
Edward Troup speaking
Delivering the 23rd annual David R. Tillinghast Lecture on International Taxation, Edward Troup, former executive chair...
10/5/2018
Josep Borrell Fontelles speaking
At the 14th annual Emile Noël Lecture, Josep Borrell Fontelles, former president of the European Parliament and...
10/5/2018
Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
As the #MeToo movement approaches its one-year anniversary, sexual misconduct allegations against powerful figures in...
10/4/2018
On September 26, amid controversy over the US Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Gibson, Dunn &...
10/3/2018
New York University’s Making a Difference Award was presented to Alina Das ’05, professor of clinical law and...
9/21/2018
When the Supreme Court of India issued a landmark ruling this month that overturned India’s 157-year-old law...
9/17/2018
Solomon Oliver Jr
As a student in Bessemer, Alabama’s segregated public schools, Solomon Oliver Jr. ’72 did not envision a future as a...
9/14/2018
NYU Law students at Early Interview Week 2018 NYU Law students at Early Interview Week 2018...
9/12/2018
Portrait of Elie Hirschfeld '77
NYU School of Law’s Family Defense Clinic (FDC), which seeks to protect and expand due process rights of families...
9/10/2018
Melissa Murray
On September 7, Professor Melissa Murray testified at the US Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Judge Brett...
9/4/2018
Chris Hayes
The Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging’s 2017–18 Speaker Series included MSNBC host Chris Hayes, who during...
9/4/2018
Trevor Morrison
The 2018–19 academic year is my sixth as dean. I am excited to reflect on what we have accomplished over the past five...
9/4/2018
Illustration of motherboard with conference table in the centers
NYU Law alumni lead the legal departments at some of the biggest corporate names in the technology sector. BY...
9/4/2018
Demonstration in Washington Square Park in 1968, and BALSA demonstration against police violence in 2015.
For 50 years, the Black Allied Law Students Association has been a voice and a community for students at NYU Law. BY...
9/4/2018
Criminal Justice Portrait
NYU Law faculty, alumni, and students are helping drive changes across the criminal justice system—often with an eye on...
9/4/2018
The Law Alumni of Color Association celebrates four decades in which members have supported and inspired one another to...
9/4/2018
Jason Schultz
Revelations that Cambridge Analytica mined Facebook data in the 2016 election sparked new concerns about data privacy...
9/4/2018
Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies
NYU Law opens more doors to the world with the launch of the Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies Frank...
9/4/2018
Deborah Archer
Deborah Archer recalls that when she was eight years old, someone spray-painted “KKK” on the garage of her family’s...
9/4/2018
Melissa Murray
Professor Melissa Murray’s 2012 article “Marriage as Punishment,” published in the Columbia Law Review, earned two...
9/4/2018
A Sampling of Recent Faculty Books José E. Alvarez (editor) American Classics in International Law: International...
9/4/2018
David Tanner
NYU Law's Board of Trustees has new faces in top roles this fall as David Tanner '84 and Florence Davis '79 take up...
9/4/2018
Andrew, Beatrice, and Anthony Welters ’77
This year, the AnBryce Scholarship Program celebrated dual milestones: Not only was this the 20th year of...
9/4/2018
Award-Winning 2017–18 Scholarship by Faculty Rachel Barkow (co-author) “Designed to Fail: The President's Deference to...
9/4/2018
Family Tradition Portrait
Members of the Class of 2018 pose for hooding photos with family members who are fellow NYU Law graduates....
9/4/2018
Robin Steinberg
In 2017-18, NYU Law's Brennan Center for Justice hosted a steady stream of high-profile visitors for hard-hitting...
9/4/2018
Scholars Donors 2018 Portrait
Scholarship recipients in the Class of 2018 pose for hooding photos with the donors of their scholarships....
9/4/2018
Scholarship Reception 2018 Portrait
This year’s annual Scholarship Reception took place at the Weinfeld Gala, held at the American Museum of Natural...
9/4/2018
Robert Stack
Three months after 67 countries signed onto a multilateral convention implementing tax treaty-related measures to...
9/4/2018
A discussion about human rights, sovereignty, and dispute resolution in East Asia coincides with a major grant to NYU...
9/4/2018
Rod Rosenstein
Events sponsored by NYU Law’s Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance and the Program on Corporate Compliance...
9/4/2018
Stephen Ross
The Latham & Watkins Forum hosts topical conversations among leading players. NYU Law’s ongoing discussion series...
9/4/2018
Lead the Way campaign logo
NYU Law kicked off its $450 million Lead the Way campaign with a gala evening at the American Museum of Natural History...
9/4/2018
Kim Taylor-Thompson
In the past year, NYU Law’s Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law (CRIL) facilitated a series of hard-hitting...
9/4/2018
Louis I. Bell ’54 (1930–2018) Louis I. Bell ’54, civil trial lawyer and philanthropist, passed away on February...
9/4/2018
Students socializing in Vanderbilt Hall Courtyard for Orientation 2019 BBQ
The school year officially began as NYU Law kicked off Orientation on August 22 with a Welcome BBQ, hosted by the...
8/31/2018
Jeremy Waldron
In a ceremony held on August 24, University Professor Jeremy Waldron received an honorary doctorate of law from the...
8/30/2018
A panel of federal judges ruled this week in Common Cause v. Rucho that Republican legislators in North...
8/27/2018
Map of the world made up of immigration stamps
Back in June 2012, Professor Eleanor Fox ’61’s ambitious summer travel plans—which included visits to Singapore, Kuala...
8/23/2018
Portrait of David Tillinghast
David R. Tillinghast, in whose honor the annual Tillinghast Lecture on International Taxation was created, passed away...
8/20/2018
Katie Watson portrait
Katie Watson ’92 wears multiple hats. In addition to her legal education at NYU Law, she has also trained as a...
8/17/2018
Astrid Reyes
Latinx Rights scholar Astrid Reyes ’19 has been awarded the first ever Abby Lyn Gillette Research Assistantship through...
8/16/2018
Illustration of arches with microphones on top
Following a US Supreme Court term marked by controversial First Amendment rulings and the announcement of Justice...
8/15/2018
Debo Adegbile
This July, rising eighth and ninth graders spent a week at NYU Law, getting a taste of law school and legal careers...
8/14/2018
Emily Goldberg '01 headshot
Once again, lawyers are on the front lines of the battles over US immigration policy. This summer, when a new Trump...
8/3/2018
Bryan Stevenson
On August 4, Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson received the American Bar Association’s highest honor, the ABA...
7/24/2018
The University College London Faculty of Laws (UCL Law) has awarded an honorary doctorate of laws to Judith Resnik ’75...
7/23/2018
John Ring
In June, more than 140 plaintiff and management-side attorneys, academics, and government representatives participated...
7/12/2018
John Kimball
At the 14th annual Nicholas J. Healy Lecture on Admiralty Law, a panel that included Judge Denny Chin of the US Court...
6/28/2018
On June 8, US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor sat down for a conversation with her former law clerk Melissa...
6/25/2018
The Constitution requires the government to count each person in the United States every 10 years, and the count...
6/25/2018
Van Jones
US mass incarceration was created by Republicans and Democrats, said political commentator and activist Van Jones in...
6/22/2018
Jeffry Aronsson
When Jeffry Aronsson LLM ’79 was an NYU Law applicant in 1978, he received a call from the Law School’s admissions...
6/20/2018
The Center on Race, Inequality and the Law (CRIL) celebrated its one-year anniversary at NYU Law with a discussion of “...
6/19/2018
Grunin Prize
On June 5, the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship awarded the first ever Grunin Prize for social...
6/11/2018
Melissa Murray
Melissa Murray, who was a visiting professor at NYU Law last fall and was in residence this past spring, will join NYU...
6/6/2018
The US Capitol Building
On June 26, voters in the Democratic congressional primary in the First District of Colorado will have the chance to...
6/4/2018
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, New York topped national lists for incarceration rates among US cities of comparable...
5/31/2018
Marta Cartabia
Almost a decade after after spending time as a fellow at NYU Law, Marta Cartabia—now vice president and judge of the...
5/30/2018
Two heads overlapping to create a Ven Diagram with the scales of justice in the overlapping space
Most research papers in the sciences are headed by a list of multiple co-authors. So are most papers in economics. But...
5/23/2018
Success! Scholarship Unlocked!
Nearly 400 recent NYU Law graduates took part in the Law School’s Recent Graduate Scholarship Challenge, which raised...
5/23/2018
Natasha Merle
Natasha Merle ’08 says she can’t recall ever spoken to a lawyer until she went to law school. No family members or...
5/22/2018
A student celebrates at 2018 Convocation
The Class of 2018 celebrating graduation Members of the Class of 2018 Cassarah Chu '18...
5/14/2018
Jennifer Arlen ’86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, has been elected president of the American Law and Economics...
5/9/2018
Four professors on the NYU Law faculty have been selected as research members of the European Corporate Governance...
5/9/2018
On April 23, Linda Silberman, Clarence D. Ashley Professor of Law and co-director of the Center for Transnational...
5/9/2018
Margaret Satterthwaite
Around the world, 30 million children have been displaced from their homes by conflict and violence. Some 10 million...
5/8/2018
Arthur Mahon and Nancy Mahon
Arthur Mahon ’58 and Nancy Mahon ’89 are a rare father-daughter pair. Not only are they both NYU Law graduates, but...
5/4/2018
Head on portrait of Steven Dean
Steven Dean will join NYU Law on January 1, 2019, as the new faculty director of the Graduate Tax Program, Dean Trevor...
5/3/2018
Nicole Zayas Fortier, Judith Greene, Robin Steinberg
Close to 11 million people cycle through the jail system each year, says Robin Steinberg ’82, founder of The Bail...
5/2/2018
Amy Adler
One glance at the diversity of topics and readings in the syllabus for Art Law, an NYU Law course that Emily Kempin...