NYU Law’s reputation for academic excellence is grounded in the scholarship of our faculty, which routinely draws accolades from the legal academy and beyond. Our professors are also leaders in a wide range of disciplines, actively engaged as theorists, practitioners, policymakers, and commentators. Students reap the benefits, as faculty members draw on their research and real-world experience in the classroom. 

Faculty News in Brief

  • Professor Jerome A. Cohen, a leading China and East Asian law scholar, has been awarded an honorary doctorate of law,…
  • 2020 Magazine Dean Trevor Morrison photograph
    Dean Trevor Morrison When I came to NYU Law seven years ago, the world did not look the same as it does…
  • 2020 Magazine Democracy Feature illustration
    Populism, pandemic—and internal failings—threaten to unravel a form of government recently seen as ascendant around the…
  • Cinema seating and screen
    Bryan Stevenson and Kenneth Feinberg ’70 get the Hollywood treatment with biopics ‘Just Mercy’ and ‘Worth.’ BY ALANA…