News@NYU Law

2/28/2012
E. Thomas Sullivan has been named as the 26th president of the University of Vermont. Currently a visiting fellow at...
2/28/2012
José Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, delivered a lecture, “The U.N.’s...
2/28/2012
Michael Rothenberg ’91, executive director of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), died on February...
2/27/2012
The NYU Environmental Law Journal, NYU Environmental Law Society, and the Furman Center for Real Estate and Public...
2/23/2012
The NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy appeared in a February 14 New York Times piece about rampant errors in...
2/23/2012
A weekend in the Catskills, a trip to Central Park Zoo complete with picnic, lunch with President John Sexton and...
2/22/2012
Three alumni—Jackson Eaton ’07, Hakeem Jeffries ’97, and Scott Peters ’84—have announced...
2/22/2012
Gerald Rosenfeld, faculty co-director of the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business, has been admitted as a...
2/21/2012
On February 15, the NYU Law Women named Law School Trustee Sara Moss ’74, executive vice president and...
2/17/2012
Social entrepreneur Jonathan Greenblatt appeared as the keynote speaker to cap off the NYU Social Innovation Symposium...
2/17/2012
Professor Kim Taylor-Thompson was one of five faculty University-wide to receive a 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty...
2/17/2012
On February 2, Dean Richard Revesz welcomed President Johnson Toribiong of Palau and Prime Minister Tillman Thomas...
2/15/2012
At the February 6 event, “Sex at the Polls: Women’s Issues for 2012,” reproductive rights and the...
2/15/2012
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded Wilf Hall a LEED Platinum Standard rating, which is the USGBC...
2/15/2012
On February 3, the American Law Institute (ALI) and NYU Law sponsored an invitational conference on consumer protection...
2/15/2012
On February 16, NYU Law’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy received the MacArthur Award for Creative and...
2/14/2012
In recent months, NYU Law has significantly expanded the range of employment data available on the school’s...
2/14/2012
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., spoke at the Law School on February 7. His address was the third in a...
2/14/2012
The Law School’s Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) won a key battle in a long-running fight with the federal...
2/10/2012
In the Law and Business of Corporate Transactions, students from both the Law School and NYU’s Stern School of...
2/9/2012
The Public Interest Law Center’s 35th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair brought more than 2,500 students from 21...
2/8/2012
On February 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit released its much-anticipated ruling in Perry v. Brown,...
2/7/2012
The question of whether U.S. federal courts should allow lawsuits against corporations in connection with human rights...
2/6/2012
On January 26, the First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn Choir, directed by Amy Neuner, performed at NYU School of Law...
2/3/2012
On January 30, the Public Interest Law Center’s Leaders in Public Interest Series hosted a panel discussion in which...
2/2/2012
Five NYU Law students and recent alumni have joined the U.S. Department of Justice through the Attorney General’s...
2/2/2012
On January 26, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL) honored Jonathan Lippman ’68...
1/31/2012
On January 24, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Committee on Attorneys in Public Service presented Bennett...
1/30/2012
Hakeem Jeffries ’97, a Brooklyn-based member of the New York State Assembly who announced his candidacy for the U...
1/30/2012
On January 23, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Committee on Diversity presented Jenny Rivera ’85 with the...
1/30/2012
At the Hoffinger Criminal Justice Forum on January 23, Professor Holly Maguigan, who teaches the Comparative Criminal...
1/27/2012
On January 27, the NYU Journal of Law and Business held a symposium on “Corporate Governance in the Global...
1/27/2012
On January 24, the Hauser Global Law School Program held its 17th annual dinner. Invitations for the event, an...
1/26/2012
On January 20, the second Next Generation of Antitrust Scholarship Conference was held at NYU School of Law, ...
1/24/2012
Criminal defense lawyer Benjamin Brafman (LL.M. '79) has tackled some of the highest-profile cases in recent memory,...
1/23/2012
High levels of sexual violence against women and girls in Haiti’s tent camps correlate with their inability to find...
1/19/2012
Professor Margaret Satterthwaite '99, a Center for Human Rights and Global Justice faculty director, and Veerle...
1/17/2012
On January 14, President Ma Ying-jeou (LL.M. ’76), the leader of Taiwan’s Kuomintang party, was elected for a second...
1/17/2012
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1/13/2012
In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on January 4, Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, discusses a...
1/12/2012
John D. Johnston Jr., Professor of Law Emeritus, passed away on December 18 after a battle against cancer. Johnston was...
1/9/2012
Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, has had a busy week. After an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on...
1/6/2012
Can corporations be found liable in U.S. courts for human rights violations abroad? That question is squarely before...
1/5/2012
On January 3, Judge Robert Carter, a leader in the legal battle against racial segregation, passed away at the age of...
12/23/2011
The Green Bag, a quarterly journal of legal scholarship, has recognized Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of...
12/22/2011
 A December conference on the use of cost-benefit analysis to set domestic environmental policy in developing and...
12/20/2011
Ronald Dworkin, Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, gave this year's Einstein Lectures at the University of Bern,...
12/16/2011
Anthony Barkow, executive director of NYU Law’s Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL) argued before...
12/16/2011
On December 13, a delegation of Russian judges, journalists, and NGO representatives took part in a daylong Dwight D....
12/13/2011
Alexa Rosenbloom '10 and Peter Barker-Huelster '12 are both recipients of 2012 Skadden Fellowships. Established in 1988...
12/9/2011
NYU Law faculty and international law experts gathered in the Faculty Library on December 6 to celebrate the release of...
12/8/2011
The Supreme Court of Germany cited a paper by Professor Franco Ferrari in a decision determining which country’s...
12/8/2011
Professor John P. Steines Jr. (LL.M. ’78) has been named the new author of Federal Income Taxation of...
12/6/2011
A November 30 gathering in the faculty library of Vanderbilt hall marked the publication of Laurence A. Tisch Professor...
12/5/2011
Richard Stewart, University Professor and John Edward Sexton Professor of Law, moderated the November 30 Milbank Tweed...
12/1/2011
In the Straus Public Lecture on November 28, Seyla Benhabib, currently a fellow at the Straus Institute for the...
11/30/2011
Linda Silberman, Martin Lipton Professor of Law, testified before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on...
11/30/2011
Three current and former NYU Law students are members of a team seeking redress for victims of a cholera outbreak in...
11/23/2011
On Monday, November 7, eleven accomplished scholars of Chinese law met for the 17th annual dialogue in memory of...
11/22/2011
During a November 21 ceremony in Argentina, Ronald Dworkin, Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, gave an acceptance...
11/21/2011
Lawrence Kaplan, Tikvah Fellow at NYU School of Law, gave the Tikvah Public Lecture on November 21. In “Can the...
11/21/2011
The panelists at the November 16 Milbank Tweed Forum, moderated by Professor Kim Taylor-Thompson, tackled the thorny...
11/21/2011
This year’s annual Emilio Mignone Lecture on Transitional Justice, which was jointly sponsored by the Center for...
11/18/2011
The Institute for International Law and Justice’s November 11 panel, “How Best to Assure the Independence...
11/17/2011
The South Asian Bar Association of Toronto (SABA Toronto) awarded Professor Sujit Choudhry its Practitioner of the Year...
11/17/2011
Dean Richard Revesz announced that David Kamin ’09 will join the NYU School of Law faculty as an assistant...
11/16/2011
James Jacobs, Chief Justice Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law and the Courts and director of the Center...
11/16/2011
The Law School’s Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights held its inaugural national symposium on...
11/15/2011
During the Law Alumni Association’s Annual Fall Lecture on November 10, a panel of experts discussed the legal...
11/15/2011
On November 8, Menachem Mautner, Danielle Rubinstein Professor of Comparative Civil Law and Jurisprudence, Tel Aviv...
11/14/2011
For the second time in recent years, the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), a nonprofit law firm founded and headed by...
11/11/2011
OUTLaw, the NYU School of Law’s organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer law students,...
11/10/2011
In the seventh annual Friedrich A. von Hayek Lecture, “The Hayekian Judge,” Robert Smith, an associate...
11/9/2011
Derrick Bell, full-time visiting professor of law at NYU for more than 20 years, was remembered at Riverside Church on...
11/8/2011
Lauren Burke ’09 has an infectious enthusiasm for public service. "There is no greater reward than a woman...
11/7/2011
The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law announced that Simon Chesterman, global professor of law at NYU...
11/4/2011
A former student of Derrick Bell’s, Ian Haney López, John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California...
11/4/2011
On October 15, 25 AnBryce students and alumni and program administrators joined New York Cares, the largest volunteer...
11/4/2011
Hills and Sharkey spar over the pending Supreme Court case National Meat Association v. Harris (VIDEO)The NYU Student...
11/4/2011
The following account was written by Elizabeth Hallinan ’13, who was one of the organizers of the program, and...
11/2/2011
On November 1, Jerome Cohen, NYU Professor of Law, and Sharon Hom ’80, executive director of Human Rights in China,...
11/2/2011
The first week of November, the NYU School of Law and the family of Derrick Bell will pay tribute to Bell's...
10/31/2011
Professor of Clinical Law Anthony Thompson has been named one of the 39 most outstanding Latinos in the tri-state area...
10/31/2011
Members of the law school community gathered on October 20 to celebrate the launch of David Malone's Does the Elephant...

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