News@NYU Law

8/26/2015
When classes end each May, NYU School of Law faculty disperse from campus to give lectures, attend workshops, pursue...
8/20/2015
NYU Law's Center for Labor and Employment Law hosted the 68th Annual Conference on Labor in recognition of the 80th...
8/17/2015
The Immigrant Rights Clinic, now in its 16th year, has earned a reputation as a training ground for top lawyers who...
8/17/2015
On July 6-7, 2015, the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) at New York University School of Law convened...
8/14/2015
The Connecticut Supreme Court’s August 13 ruling that banned the executions of the 11 men on the state’s death row...
8/12/2015
From August 12-14, the Office of Career Services will hold its annual Early Interview Week, hosting 9,103 scheduled...
8/5/2015
NYU School of Law announced that Vice Dean Jeannie Forrest will serve as the next head of development and alumni...
7/31/2015
NYU School of Law announced Jason Belk as the new dean of students, to begin on September 8. He comes to the...
7/27/2015
NYU School of Law has established the Civil Jury Project (CJP)  to conduct research on civil juries, a long-...
7/22/2015
NYU School of Law has named Lisa Hoyes ’99 the new assistant dean for public service. Hoyes will join the Law School on...
7/21/2015
Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed Paul Francis ’80 deputy secretary for health and human services for New York State...
7/16/2015
The International Society of Public Law's 2015 Conference on “Public Law in an Uncertain World” was held in New York,...
7/15/2015
The Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL) has launched the Clemency Resource Center (CRC), a...
7/15/2015
On July 12, Samuel Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law, was honored with the ...
7/7/2015
Ryan Goodman, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law, has been appointed special counsel to the general counsel of...
7/7/2015
Merging both ends of the criminal justice system by pairing indigent defense with offender reentry, the Criminal...
7/1/2015
Social entrepreneurship—the application of business techniques to social problems—has become increasingly tied to legal...
7/1/2015
In the final ruling of an historic Supreme Court term, the Obama administration was handed a loss on Monday, but the...
6/30/2015
In 2000, voters in Arizona adopted a state constitutional amendment that created an independent commission to draw...
6/30/2015
“Did you take my keys?” Professor Adam Samaha recently asked some visiting family members. His inquiry was an...
6/30/2015
How is the interpretation of the UN Charter affected by the practice of its major organs or the work of the UN...
6/29/2015
On June 27, Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson received the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction...
6/23/2015
NYU Law faculty are extensively involved in the American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent organization in...
6/15/2015
On a Monday evening in March, a group of students sat around the dining room table of Professor Daniel Shaviro’s West...
6/15/2015
The past 25 years have witnessed the attempted flowering of democracy in Russia, South Africa, Columbia, Egypt, and...
6/15/2015
Pablo de Greiff, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence...
6/11/2015
Two years ago, Fox News sued a company called TVEyes, which creates a text-searchable database of broadcast content...
6/9/2015
In the 2014-15 academic year, NYU Law hosted events with two Supreme Court Justices, the attorney general of the United...
6/2/2015
Since the summer of 2013, Shana Knizhnik ’15 has juggled the demands of law school with the responsibilities of...
6/2/2015
Hosted by the Information Law Institute and the Center on Law and Security, the "Symposium on Government Access to Data...
6/1/2015
Professor of Clinical Law Margaret Satterthwaite '99 is part of a trio of New York University faculty members that has...
6/1/2015
As policymakers, news media, and research communities increasingly rely on big data, the ability to create good visual...
5/28/2015
The Jerry S. Cohen award from the American Antitrust Institute is for Harry First's book, The Microsoft...
5/27/2015
Global Associate Professor of Law Mariana Pargendler, who teaches in the NYU Law Abroad in Buenos Aires program, has...
5/26/2015
With the Supreme Court about to rule on whether gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marry in the...
5/26/2015
In the past few years, controversies about how sexual assault is handled in the United States have dominated the...
5/22/2015
On the historic Beacon Theatre stage, awash in purple lights, NYU School of Law honored its graduating students in two...
5/20/2015
The Law School was well represented at New York University’s 183rd Commencement on May 20. The occasion marked the...
5/18/2015
On May 11, New York Law Journal named 12 NYU School of Law alumni among its 50 Rising Stars of 2015. Twenty-four judges...
5/18/2015
On Wednesday, May 20, the 183rd All University Commencement will be held at Yankee Stadium, where family, friends, and...
5/14/2015
Anthony Appiah, Amy Bloom, and Kenji Yoshino consider readers’ ethical quandaries.
5/14/2015
Antonia House ’15  and Annie Mathews ’14 have been named 2015 fellows by the Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC)....
5/6/2015
Amidst gorgeous New York City spring weather, twelve classes from 1955 to 2010 gathered at NYU School of Law last...
5/5/2015
On May 6, Clinical Professor of Law Claudia Angelos will be honored by the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA)...
5/5/2015
After nearly five years in government service, Lily Batchelder has returned to NYU School of Law. Batchelder...
5/5/2015
On Tuesday, May 5th, the NYU Furman Center released the State of New York City's Housing and Neighborhoods in 2014...
5/5/2015
Many law school clinics work at the boots-on-the-ground level, assisting with individual cases, filing petitions and...
4/30/2015
Strive Masiyiwa, Robert Bernstein, Margaret Satterthwaite '99 Jerome Cohen, Ira Belkin '82, Zhou Dan...
4/30/2015
NYU President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton today announced the names of those to be honored...
4/30/2015
On Tuesday, April 28, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the same-sex marriage case Obergefell v. Hodges. Less...
4/29/2015
While conducting experiments is a central undertaking for scientists and social scientists, it’s uncommon for legal...
4/28/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, a renowned legal philosopher who has delivered virtually all of the most...
4/28/2015
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, has thought deeply about the constitutionally...
4/28/2015
Mark Mazur, US Treasury's assistant secretary for tax policy, gives the 15th Annual NYU/KPMG Tax Lecture
4/27/2015
The NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement’s Conference on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing on...
4/27/2015
Helen Hershkoff, Herbert M. and Svetlana Wachtell Professor of Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties, has been honored...
4/27/2015
The only state without an indigent defender system, and also the one that hands down more death sentences per capita...
4/24/2015
On Monday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard oral arguments in Chevron Corporation v. Donziger, in...
4/24/2015
NYU School of Law welcomes Deborah Burand as an assistant professor of clinical law. Beginning in Fall 2015,...
4/24/2015
The Copyright Act of 1976 long preceded the digital age. One of the most important principles in the act is the first-...
4/22/2015
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 197 new members. They include some of the...
4/21/2015
Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s new competition commissioner, came to NYU School of Law on April 20 to...
4/21/2015
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court delivered the landmark United States v. Windsor decision, striking down the...
4/20/2015
NYU School of Law announced that Scott Hemphill will join the Law School as a permanent member of the faculty this...
4/17/2015
Chief Judge Patti Saris of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, delivered the closing keynote for...
4/17/2015
Law Revue returned for its 41st season with a parody of the 1990s sci-fi classic Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
4/17/2015
Billy Freeland '15 Stephen Tensmeyer ’15 Andre Brewster ’15 Sean Stefanik ’...
4/16/2015
Articles co-authored by Eleanor Fox ’61, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, and by Professor Daniel...
4/16/2015
Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), took the occasion of the 21st Annual...
4/14/2015
The Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association held its annual celebratory Spring Dinner on March 27...
4/14/2015
On March 26, the NYU School of Law Violets defeated the Columbia Law School Lions in the 14th annual Deans’ Cup at...
4/8/2015
The Korematsu Lecture series was started in 2000 by a group of NYU law students who wished to create a lecture series...
4/7/2015
Robert Bauer, professor of practice and distinguished scholar in residence, is one of the relatively few lawyers with...
4/3/2015
This morning, only days after Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson delivered a galvanizing talk about racial...
4/3/2015
The Global Justice Clinic joined two Haitian civil society coalitions to testify on the right of access to information...
4/1/2015
Professor Troy McKenzie ’00 has joined the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel as a deputy assistant...
3/30/2015
Philip Alston issued a statement Tuesday in his capacity as UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights...
3/30/2015
The Frank J. Guarini Government Lecture on March 9 was a rare opportunity to hear firsthand from not just one, but two...
3/30/2015
On March 4, the Department of Justice issued a report condemning the racial bias and unconstitutional practices in the...
3/23/2015
Having won a conviction against Gambino family boss John Gotti in 1992, Judge John Gleeson brought a wealth of raw-...
3/23/2015
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Center for Law and Security (CLS) at New York University...
3/17/2015
Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment, a new book by Burt Neuborne, offers a fresh argument about how the...
3/17/2015
Global Clinical Professor of Law Alberto Alemanno, who teaches at NYU Law Abroad in Paris, has been selected as a 2015...
3/17/2015
Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, testified on March 17 before the House Energy &...
3/13/2015
NYU School of Law will hold JD and LLM/JSD Convocation ceremonies on May 21 at the Beacon Theatre. Preet Bharara, US...
3/13/2015
NYU School of Law professors, alumni, and students have filed amicus briefs with the Supreme Court supporting the case...
3/13/2015
Time and again, companies, governments, and other institutions have turned to Kenneth Feinberg ’70 to resolve seemingly...
3/13/2015
This day-long symposium explored the ways that Halliburton II changed the securities class action landscape,...
3/11/2015
On February 27, for the third consecutive year, OUTLaw, NYU Law’s organization for LGBT students and their allies, held...
3/9/2015
Leslie Spencer ’98, litigation partner at Ropes & Gray, was the recipient of this year’s Woman of Distinction Award...
3/6/2015
The Chief Judge of the State of New York, Jonathan Lippman ’68, has fought to expand representation and make the...
3/5/2015
University Professor Jeremy Waldron, who has delivered virtually all of the highest-wattage philosophy lectures across...
3/4/2015
The rise of a virulent new form of terrorist threat, embodied in the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) has...
3/3/2015
At this year’s Law Women Alumnae Reception, Law Trustee Virginia “Jean” Molino ’76, general counsel of McKinsey &...
3/3/2015
The news, the economy, and education are among the many areas of modern life that are increasingly governed by...
2/27/2015
If 2013 was the year of “too big to jail,” 2014 was the year for convicting financial institutions.
2/27/2015
Judge Jack Weinstein may have taken senior status more than two decades ago on the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/27/2015
C. Boyden Gray, founding partner of Boyden Gray & Associates, delivered a keynote for the “American Gas Exports:...
2/26/2015
The Honorable Chase T. Rogers, Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, delivers the annual Brennan Lecture,...
2/26/2015
Amy Marshak ’11 and Matthew Shahabian ’11 have been selected to clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Sonia...

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