News@NYU Law

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 Wednesday, May 20, the 183rd All University Commencement will be held at Yankee Stadium, where family, friends, and...
5/14/2015
Antonia House ’15  and Annie Mathews ’14 have been named 2015 fellows by the Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC)....
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
NYU President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton today announced the names of those to be honored...
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 ’...
4/14/2015
On March 26, the NYU School of Law Violets defeated the Columbia Law School Lions in the 14th annual Deans’ Cup at...
4/3/2015
The Global Justice Clinic joined two Haitian civil society coalitions to testify on the right of access to information...
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
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...
2/27/2015
Judge Jack Weinstein may have taken senior status more than two decades ago on the US District Court for the Eastern...
2/24/2015
In an ever more interconnected global economy, international boundaries are increasingly irrelevant. And as governments...
2/3/2015
This Thursday and Friday, more than 4,700 students from 21 law schools are expected to flock to NYU School of Law for...
1/5/2015
Law school clinics and their local communities in need have always had a mutually beneficial relationship. Clinic...
12/15/2014
Alexander Levy ’14 has won first place in the 2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition for his paper, “Believing in Life...
11/26/2014
"5 ways yoga can make you a better lawyer," from NYU Stories.
11/26/2014
On Monday night, a St. Louis County grand jury announced its decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for...
10/7/2014
On Wednesday, October 1, the Milbank Tweed Forum presented the annual Supreme Court (P)Review. Led by Burt Neuborne,...
9/30/2014
Each summer, NYU Law students travel the globe to intern in countries as diverse as India, Hungary, and Colombia in...
9/26/2014
On September 25, the US Department of Justice submitted a “statement of interest” in Hurrell-Harring v. State of New...
8/19/2014
To the uninitiated, Early Interview Week (EIW) sounds as hectic as Black Friday: NYU Law students racing from interview...
8/14/2014
Dian Yu ’16 has been awarded the 2014 Dennis R. Washington Achievement Graduate Scholarship from the Horatio Alger...
6/18/2014
Leo Gertner ’16, a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar, has been selected for a Peggy Browning Fellowship. The fellowship, which...
5/23/2014
Reflecting on the significant anniversaries of major civil rights victories, Sherrilyn Ifill '87 gave a stirring speech...
5/22/2014
When the City of Detroit filed for bankruptcy last July, it presented lawyers and policy makers with a rare...
5/13/2014
Although plenty of students are inspired by Professor Adam Cox’s course, Legislation and the Regulatory State, not...
4/28/2014
The New York University School of Law ACS Student Chapter broke new ground this year by launching its first annual...
4/21/2014
Nicholas Melvoin ’14 did not originally plan to go into the law. Rather, he thought he would spend his career as a...
4/18/2014
Constitutional Transitions is proud to announce the release of two reports as part of a series of thematic, comparative...
4/18/2014
The Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) has announced its first class of Justice fellows, recent law graduates who will be...
4/16/2014
Amanda Levendowski, editor-in-chief of the 2013-14 Moot Court Board, opens the proceedings. The...
4/16/2014
The 2014 Law Revue had some excellent songs, dances, and professor cameos lined up.
4/11/2014
In testimony on April 8 before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and...
4/9/2014
Salmah Rizvi ’16 and Sarahi Uribe ’16 have both been named 2014 recipients of Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships...
4/9/2014
Although he is well on his way to becoming a barrister, with a pupillage lined up in London next fall, ...
4/8/2014
  The Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and Sotheby's auction house...
4/8/2014
When you hear the words “tax preparer,” you may imagine a calculator-clutching accountant, carefully scrutinizing...
4/4/2014
Julissa Reynoso, US Ambassador to Uruguay in Montevideo, delivered the keynote. Donald Cooley ’15...
4/1/2014
On Thursday, May 22, the Law School’s Convocation was held at Madison Square Garden, in a single ceremony honoring both...
3/31/2014
Despite Captain Ryan James's stellar night, the heavily favored NYU Violets couldn't overcome the three-point shooting...
3/28/2014
The March 21, 2003 American bombing of Baghdad marked the beginning of a war as well as the start of Iraq’s difficult...
3/26/2014
NYU Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic won release for a longtime Brooklyn resident who had been detained by the...
3/12/2014
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises with lifesaving resources....
3/7/2014
On the chilly afternoon of February 25, Chief Judge Diane Wood of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit was...
3/5/2014
Greenberg Lounge was transformed into a testament to public service as NYU Law’s Public Service Auction, organized by...
3/3/2014
Tackling one of the most polarizing political issues of the day, Professor Eugene Volokh of UCLA School of Law, founder...
3/3/2014
Linda Gadsby ’92, vice president and deputy general counsel of Scholastic, was the recipient of this year’s Woman of...
2/28/2014
The title of the NYU Annual Survey of American Law’s annual symposium on February 21 might well have ended with a...
2/21/2014
Global Clinical Professor of Law Alberto Alemanno, who teaches the EU Regulatory Policy Clinic that is part of the...
2/4/2014
Christine Sun '98 detailed her personal and professional journeys as both LGBTQ individual and advocate when OUTLaw,...
2/4/2014
In an article in the Atlantic, Amanda Levendowski ’14 discusses how copyright law could be used to combat the...
1/31/2014
The Public Interest Legal Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the nation, will attract approximately 3,000...
1/22/2014
A paper by Nicholas Williams ’13 won first prize in the annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition,...
1/21/2014
The US Copyright Office cited comments by students of the Art Law Society and articles by Christopher Sprigman in...
11/15/2013
Gabrielle Apollon '15 appeared in front of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on October 31 to give...
11/7/2013
When Andy Warhol exhibited his collection of 32 canvases of the now-iconic silkscreened Campbell’s Soup cans, he...
11/6/2013
The 19th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on October 24 focused on “The...
10/30/2013
In April 1938, Justice Louis Brandeis delivered the decision in Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins, and wrought great change with...
9/11/2013
Holbreich reviews American Zion: The Old Testament as a Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War ...
9/1/2013
Every summer, NYU Law students travel the globe to do internships in countries as far-flung and diverse as the...
8/26/2013
Students at NYU Law will have the opportunity to assist in the revival of Detroit through a project sponsored by NYU’s...
7/8/2013
The PrawfsBlawg website’s 2013 report on self-reported entry-level hiring statistics for law professors included good...
6/18/2013
Emily Kidd White (LL.M. ’09, J.S.D. ’15) is one of 14 recipients of a 2013 Trudeau Foundation Scholarship. The most...
6/3/2013
The NYU School of Law’s 2013 Convocation on May 24 was a true community affair, as graduates and their family and...
5/30/2013
Dolly Krishnaswamy ’15 was one of only a dozen students around the country selected this year to participate in the...
5/23/2013
Randal Wilhite ’14 has received a Peggy Browning Fellowship to fund his public interest labor law work this summer at...
5/23/2013
The NYU Law Review’s current issue includes a set of articles originally presented at the Law School in May 2012 during...
5/23/2013
David Boies (LL.M. ’67), chairman and founder of Boies, Schiller & Flexner and a renowned litigator who has argued...
4/24/2013
In an interview with Marketplace on April 19, incoming Dean Trevor Morrison discussed the value of a legal education....
4/24/2013
On Wednesday, April 17, five NYU Law students received the University’s President’s Service Awards in a ceremony at the...
4/24/2013
On April 23, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 7-2 opinion written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, that a non-citizen...
4/22/2013
After an overnight flight into Tunis, our first full day in Tunisia immediately showed us the results of our past...
4/19/2013
The final argument of the 41st annual Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition on April 8 put four of NYU Law’s best...
4/19/2013
Ryan Kim ’13 couldn’t believe it. “The shot felt great on the release, but even after I saw the ball drop through the...
4/19/2013
On April 12, the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy presented their annual symposium on "Democracy...
4/12/2013
During Spring Break in March, three students from the International Organizations Clinic, taught by Florence Ellinwood...
4/8/2013
Thousands of New Yorkers are detained each year pending removal proceedings, and many never receive a bond hearing to...
4/8/2013
A recent ruling by a magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York constitutes a big...
4/5/2013
Andrew Fine, a third year student, will serve as the second-ever clerk for New York City's corporation counsel in...
3/27/2013
Luis Moreno Ocampo, the first prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), visited NYU Law on March 12 at the...
3/26/2013
NYU Law’s student chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy sponsored a Q&A on March 12...
3/4/2013
The Ford Foundation has selected 25 NYU Law students for its inaugural law school fellowship program. Last fall the...
2/21/2013
On February 1, the NYU Journal of Law & Business held its annual symposium on "Developments in the Law of...
2/19/2013
Blaine Templeman ’94, managing partner of Sheppard Mullin’s New York office and a partner in the firm...
2/15/2013
Despite the threat of an approaching blizzard, the Public Interest Law Center’s 36th annual Public Interest Legal...
2/6/2013
The 36th annual Public Interest Legal Career Fair, organized by the Public Interest Law Center, will draw roughly 2,800...
11/9/2012
New York City faced an unprecedented weather disaster when Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic hurricane on record,...
11/8/2012
Many members of the NYU Law community were actively involved in the 2012 election, from working behind the scenes to...
10/18/2012
The Law School recently announced plans to plant its flag on three continents, setting up NYU Law-designed and managed...
10/11/2012
Last summer, NYU Law students interned in 33 countries across the globe. Here are some first-person accounts...
10/4/2012
The Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) recently won a groundbreaking victory for immigrant rights in the U.S. Court of...
9/14/2012
On September 6, the NYU Federalist Society debate on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act contained sharply...
9/13/2012
NYU School of Law has been selected as a partner by the Ford Foundation for a new fellowship program that will offer 25...

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