As protestors rallied at airports and other locations around the country in opposition to President Trump’s executive order on immigration, Omar Jadwat '01 has helped lead the battle against a controversial immigration ban.
Growing up with a mother who worked as a police officer, Emily New ’16 got a kind of homeschooling in the criminal justice system, but her sympathies lay with criminal defendants. This fall she will join the Orleans Public Defenders in New Orleans as a state attorney.
In Ajani Husbands ’17 last posting with the US Department of State, South Sudan, he found himself at the airport wearing a helmet and flak jacket as he helped resident Americans leave a country suffering from violent civil unrest. Less than a year after the US military evacuated Husbands and the rest of his team, he arrived at NYU School of Law.
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Public Interest News in Brief
Beginning to Think Like a Lawyer: At the High School Law Institute, NYU students teach local high schoolers about the lawHSLI judges, from left: Bill Escobar, Grainne de Búrca, and Ron Stubblefield '17 HSLI judges, from left: Escobar, de Búrca, and Stubblefield '17 Stubblefield '17 offers...
Meeropol advocates for prisoners’ rights and the constitutional rights of Muslims In the final hearing of the Obama administration, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in Ziglar v. Abbasi, a case...
Law Women honored Carol Bellamy ’68 with the Alumna of the Year Award at the organization’s annual Alumnae Reception. The honor highlights NYU School of Law’s tradition of elevating women in the law...
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson ’95 on winning the first federal lawsuit against Trump’s controversial immigration banAttorney General Bob Ferguson speaks during a press conference at Sea-Tac Airport. Ferguson speaks with Allen Novak and his family at Sea-Tac Airport. Novak had just arrived from...