Law and Security

Centers & Intellectual LIfe

Preet Bharara

Throughout the year, NYU Law’s centers host lectures, conferences, and workshops and publish reports that contribute to some of the most urgent discussions surrounding law and security. 

The Reiss Center on Law and Security is a non-partisan multidisciplinary research institute established in 2003 to focus on cultivating an informed dialogue and conducting groundbreaking research on the vital legal, policy, and strategic questions that will shape the national security field for years to come.

The NYU Center for Cybersecurity (CCS) is an interdisciplinary research institute dedicated to training the current and future generations of cybersecurity professionals and to shaping the public discourse and policy, legal, and technological landscape on issues of cybersecurity.

Just Security is an online forum for the rigorous analysis of US national security law and policy that aims to promote principled and pragmatic solutions to national security problems that decision-makers face. It is based at the Reiss Center on Law and Security at NYU Law.

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. It hosts the Privacy Research Group, a weekly meeting of students, professors, and industry professionals who are passionate about exploring, protecting, and understanding privacy in the digital age.

The Brennan Center for Justice is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve our systems of democracy and justice.

The Peter L. Zimroth Center on the Administration of Criminal Law analyzes important issues of criminal law, particularly focusing on prosecutorial power and discretion.