Reflecting on the past year, the dean discusses some of the progress that the Law School has made in pursuit of its strategic goals.
Kenji Yoshino testifies for LGBTQ equality; Vicki Been ’83 takes a job as deputy mayor; 1Ls trade compliments; and Charbel Barakat ’05 wins on Jeopardy!
Now the fifth-highest ranking Democrat in the US House of Representatives, Hakeem Jeffries ’97 hasn’t forgotten where he comes from.
For NYU Law’s pioneering clinical education program—which turns 50 next year—innovation never gets old.
NYU Law students, faculty, and alumni have been making key contributions to the LGBTQ rights movement ever since Stonewall.
As the pace of technological innovation continues to increase, Law School students are exploring how the law can catch up.
As streaming services transform the entertainment business, NYU Law graduates are at the forefront of a changing Hollywood.
Sara Moss ’74, vice chairman, executive vice president, and general counsel of The Estée Lauder Companies, talks about learning to lead.
Lindsay Kendrick, who joined NYU Law last November to head the Law School’s diversity and inclusion efforts, becomes dean of students.
The faculty director of the graduate tax program, Dean works in areas such as corporate tax, international tax, and social enterprises.
Das receives the University’s Making a Difference Award for her work protecting the rights of immigrants in the United States and at NYU.
Subash Iyer ’13 looks back on his experiences clerking in three different courts, including the US Supreme Court.
Steven Feldman ’87 is the founder of three successful companies: Gold Bullion International, Goldcrest Farm Trust Advisors, and Auvere.
Emily Kenney ’14, a policy specialist on transitional justice at UN Women, documents gender-based abuses globally.
Remembering members of the NYU Law community who have passed away during the last academic year.
Residence services launches a community advising program to help foster connections among students and ensure their success.
Kaufman is a criminologist whose scholarship consists of a combination of criminal, immigration, and administrative law.
For Latinx students on campus, the Latinx Law Students Association provides an important social and professional network.
Phil Weiser ’94, sworn in last January as the 39th attorney general of Colorado, pursues innovation and justice for the people of his state.
As executive director of the National Veterans Legal Services Program, Bart Stichman ’74 defends the rights of veterans.
Katie Watson ’92 draws on her background in law and bioethics in her book, Scarlet A: The Ethics, Law, & Politics of Ordinary Abortion.
A new Law School initiative gives entrepreneurial students access to alumni mentorship and financial support.
Ohlrogge’s research provides statistical evidence for the ways in which legal structures influence how corporations take on risk.
Steven Shapiro, former National Legal Director of the ACLU, was the keynote speaker at the Hays Program’s 60th anniversary.
Tsedeye Gebreselassie ’07, director of work quality at the National Employment Law Project, protects workers’ wages and rights
Noah Waisberg ’06 is the co-founder and CEO of Kira Systems, a company that creates machine-learning software to automate contract review.
Radha Natarajan ’03 is revitalizing the New England Innocence Project as the organization’s executive director.
The Institute for Policy Integrity, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, brings economic sense to regulatory debates.
The RTK Scholarship Program provides tuition, mentoring, and other support to JD students who are committed to public interest work.
Ava Lubell ’13 brings her media law expertise to her role as the first general counsel and director of corporate operations at Quartz.
Kyungchun Kim LLM ’14, a partner at Lee & Ko, uses his talent for constructing clear solutions to difficult situations to make billion-dollar deals.
Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. ’72 recounts his journey from pre-civil rights era Alabama to the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Jeff Furman ’68, former chairman of the board of Ben & Jerry’s, made a career in ice cream—flavored with a drive for social justice.
Rachel Barkow argues for rational criminal justice reform based on evidence and data and overseen by institutions providing accountability.
With assistance from his students, Arthur R. Miller investigates complaints about the amount of money and time consumed by litigation.
Amy Adler and Jeanne Fromer reveal how artists are going beyond the law to combat copyright infringement with methods such as intellectual property shaming and re-appropriation.
Bryan Stevenson successfully argues before the Supreme Court that dementia may constitute a sufficient reason to overturn a death sentence.
Carol Gilligan and David Richards explore the harms of patriarchy to both men and women and how feminism paves the way to resistance of many forms of oppression.
Eleanor Fox ’61 examines antitrust laws and policies in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa and how cronyism, corruption, and other problems have created barriers to entry.
Anthony Thompson highlights the ubiquity of lawyers in leadership roles, considers why they’re so often unprepared to lead, and explains how to solve the dilemma.
Bob Bauer and Deborah Malamud tackle the thorny question of impeachment in a discussion that encompasses politics, law, and the role the public plays.
Martin Guggenheim ’71 helps lead a study of child welfare cases whose findings could prompt significant changes in the traditional approach to family defense.
Stephen Gillers ’68 exposes the Supreme Court’s longstanding neglect of the First Amendment’s press clause and suggests remedies to better protect the Fourth Estate.
Edward Rock, who is overseeing the American Law Institute’s forthcoming Restatement on corporate governance, explains why the time has come to take a fresh look at an evolving area of law.
NYU Law faculty and visitors to the Law School discuss the issues stemming from entrenched racism.
In the #MeToo era, speakers at the Law School consider how to address sexual harassment and misconduct more effectively.
The Federal Trade Commission holds a public hearing at NYU Law on competition and consumer protection laws and changing business practices.
At NYU Law’s Latham & Watkins Forum, thought leaders discuss an eclectic range of topics including faulty forensic science, sports gambling, Brexit, and a certain border wall.
In his inaugural chair lecture, Bryan Stevenson confronts the persistent narrative of white supremacy and enumerates the steps to change it.
The inaugural Kenneth P. Thompson ’92 Lecture on Race and Criminal Justice Reform focuses on internal review units in prosecutors’ offices.
NYU Law’s Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance hosts a conference on the importance of environmental, social, and governance factors in investing.
Panelists at a conference co-hosted by NYU Law’s Classical Liberal Institute and the NYU Federalist Society debate labor regulations, the pros and cons of unions, and more.
NYU Law’s Annual Survey of American Law honors Marian Wright Edelman, whose advocacy for children dovetails with the struggle for racial and economic justice.
At the launch of NYU Law’s PREP Scholarship Fund, formerly incarcerated individuals who became attorneys describe the hurdles they faced.
The inaugural event of the Reiss Center on Law and Security assembles experts to examine disruptions to the international order and challenges for national security.
NYU Law’s Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network holds a symposium on the implications of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to mark the law’s 10th anniversary.
At NYU Law, scholars and officials tap into the national conversation about the uncertain state of US politics and rule of law.
As technology continuously evolves, experts grapple with the resulting challenges and the role the law should play in addressing those issues.
NYU Law’s Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice hosts the European Parliament’s former president and Poland’s prime minister.
Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht warns of the threats to judicial independence posed by political polarization.
At the annual Scholarship Reception, student scholarship recipients mingled with the donors who have made their studies possible.
An NYU Law conference held in Lisbon in July featured panel discussions that considered the future of law and democracy worldwide.
NYU Law graduates of 10 classes from 1968 to 2014 and Golden Circle alumni gathered at the Law School to reconnect and reminisce.
The Law Alumni of Color Association celebrated an all-female lineup of award recipients at its 41st annual Spring Dinner.
Nancy Stearns ’67 received Law Women’s Alumna of the Year Award in recognition of her reproductive rights work in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Class of 2019 heard from Congressman Hakeem Jeffries ’97 and Ana Palacio, former Spanish minister of foreign affairs.
The Public Service Benefit featured alumni awards as well as a live auction whose proceeds funded student summer grants.
The Women of Color Collective honored Alexis Hoag ’08, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund senior counsel, with the Woman of Distinction Award.
Scholarship recipients in the Class of 2019 pose for hooding photos with the donors of their scholarships.
At this year’s Weinfeld Gala, Charles Klein ’63 received the Weinfeld Award in recognition of his dedication and commitment to the Law School.
This year’s recipient of the OUTLaw Alumna of the Year Award was Tsion Gurmu ’15, legal director of the Black Alliance for Justice Immigration.
Members of the Class of 2019 pose for hooding photos with family members who are fellow graduates of the Law School.