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Law & Tech Hub

Brought to you by the NYU Law Venture Fund, this hub serves as the intersection of all things law and tech at the law school. Below you will find relevant resources and information on centers, clubs, clinics, colloquia, news, research, student journals, media, opportunities for students, events, and more!

 

Centers & Clubs:

  • Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy
    The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy provides a unique environment where scholars can examine the key drivers of innovation as well as the law and policy that best support innovation. The Center’s Student Fellowship program provides an opportunity for students to explore areas of innovation law and policy as part of the Engelberg Center community. The program revolves around regular meetings that provide Student Fellows an opportunity to connect with one another and participate in discussions with other members of the Engelberg Center community, outside experts, and practitioners.
     
  • NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement (PCCE)
    The NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement (PCCE) is a law and research program dedicated to developing a richer and deeper understanding of the causes of corporate misconduct and the nature of effective enforcement and compliance.
     
  • Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance (ICGF)
    In any significant corporate governance controversy, the de facto “deciders” are the largest institutional investors. This new balance of power sets the policy and research agenda. The Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance was launched in 2016 to address these issues, taking advantage of the concentration of finance, talent, and activity in New York and at New York University.
     
  • Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship
    The Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship is a global leader in the field of law and social entrepreneurship. The Grunin Center is advancing a global movement that creates new ways for law and lawyers to drive positive change in the world. 
     
  • Guarini Global Law & Tech
    Based in NYU School of Law’s new Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies, Guarini Global Law & Tech brings together in-depth inter-disciplinary study, practice, and exploration of legal and regulatory issues that are transforming legal practice in a new global landscape.
     
  • Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ): Technology
    The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice was established in 2002 to bring together and expand the rich array of teaching, research, clinical, internship, and publishing activities undertaken within New York University School of Law on issues of international human rights law.
     
  • Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business
    The fast-paced, multi-jurisdictional world of enterprise increasingly demands professionals with both legal and business skills. NYU School of Law’s Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business places students showing exceptional promise at the forefront of this convergence. The program capitalizes on the strengths of New York University’s dynamic Law and Business schools and their location in the financial center of the world.
     
  • NYU Law Social Enterprise & Startup Law Group
    The NYU Law Social Enterprise & Startup Law Group is a student-run organization focused on social innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital, and the lawyer's role in these spaces.
     
  • Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society
    NYU's IPELS is a student-run organization that seeks to promote the study and practice of intellectual property law and entertainment law within the law school community.
     
  • NYU Law and Business Association
    The Law & Business Association is a student organization established to pursue both scholarship and professional opportunities in the various disciplines arising out of the crossroads of law and business.
     
  • Criminal Justice Lab
    The Criminal Justice Lab leverages data, analytics, and technology to support the development of a bold, 21st-century model for a justice system that can dramatically reduce crime and inequity.
     
  • AI Now Institute
    The AI Now Institute at New York University aims to produce interdisciplinary research and public engagement to help ensure that AI systems are accountable to the communities and contexts in which they’re applied.
     
  • Information Law Institute (ILI)
    The Information Law Institute (ILI) is an academic center for the study of law, policy, and social norms defining and affecting the flow of information in a digitally networked society.
     
  • Privacy Research Group
    The Privacy Research Group at New York University's Information Law Institute (ILI) is a weekly meeting of students, professors, and industry professionals who are passionate about exploring, protecting, and understanding privacy in the digital age. The Information Law Institute is an academic center for the study of law, policy, and social norms defining and affecting the flow of information in a digitally networked society.

Clinics & Colloquia: 

  • Technology Law & Policy Clinic
    With technological advances driving greater social, economic, and political change—including access to information, health care, and entertainment; impacts on the environment, education, and commerce; and increased surveillance by law-enforcement agencies—issues related to privacy, consumer rights, algorithmic accountability, free speech, and intellectual property are becoming increasingly critical and complex. The Technology Law & Policy Clinic focuses on the representation of individuals, nonprofits, and consumer groups who are engaged with these questions from a public interest point-of-view. It involves a mixture of fieldwork and seminar discussion ranging from technology law and policy to the ethical challenges of representing public interest organizations.
     
  • Innovation Policy Colloquium
    The Colloquium on Innovation Policy focuses each year on different aspects of the law’s role in promoting creativity, invention, and new technology.

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