News@NYU Law

04/23/2019
Richard Epstein
NYU Law’s Classical Liberal Institute (CLI) and the NYU Federalist Society co-hosted a conference, “Reflections on the…
04/22/2019
Rachel Barkow
Rachel Barkow, vice dean and Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy, has been elected as a member of the…
04/18/2019
Lu Shaun Thompson speaking at the Inaugural Kenneth Thompson Social Justice Fund Lecture
On March 27, the legacy of the late Kenneth P. Thompson ’92, Brooklyn’s first black district attorney, was honored with…
04/17/2019
NYU Law Professor Kim Taylor-Thompson
With the theme of “Reclaiming Our Image: The Power of Diversity in Leadership,” the Law Alumni of Color Association (…
04/16/2019
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In Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration, Rachel Barkow, vice dean and Segal Family Professor…
04/12/2019
BJ Pak giving the 2019 Korematsu Lecture at NYU Law
Delivering the Fred T. Korematsu Lecture, Byung Jin “BJay” Pak, US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, urged…
04/11/2019
Chuck Klein speaking after receiving an award at the 2019 Weinfeld Gala
This year’s Weinfeld Gala—an annual NYU Law tradition giving thanks to alumni who give back—was celebrated against the…
04/10/2019
Illustration of figures standing in the Vanderbilt Hall Courtyard outside the NYU School of Law
On April 12-14, NYU Law Reunion 2019 will welcome graduates of 11 classes from 1964 to 2014 and Golden Circle alumni.…
04/09/2019
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For the third year in a row, NYU Law has taken home the Dean’s Cup, beating Columbia Law School 68-53 in the annual…
04/08/2019
Kenji Yoshino testifying before the House Judiciary Testimony in 2019
Kenji Yoshino (right)On April 2 Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law, testified…
04/08/2019
Bryan Stevenson
Bryan StevensonProfessor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson won a key ruling for a death row client when the US Supreme…
04/08/2019
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On March 27, with the British prime minister and Parliament still deeply mired in disagreement over terms for leaving…
04/05/2019
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The American Law Institute (ALI) has published its esteemed Restatements—authoritative distillations of the law—on 28…
04/04/2019
Vicki Been
On April 4 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Vicki Been ’83, NYU Law’s Boxer Family Professor of Law…
04/03/2019
Nathan L Hecht speaking at lectern
Current threats to judicial independence were the subject of the Institute of Judicial Administration‘s 25th annual…
03/29/2019
Madeleine Xu making argument at lectern
On March 26, Jeremy Brinster ’20, Katherine Stein ’19, David Moosmann ’19, and Madeleine Xu ’20 appeared before a panel…
03/29/2019
Clinton sitting in chair talking
Just how dangerous and divisive is impeachment? Does removing a president from office via impeachment precipitate a…
03/26/2019
Lauren Rivera
How big a role do merit and hard work play for applicants hoping to get in the door at elite law firms, banks, and…
03/20/2019
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Constitution Pipeline, Mountain Valley Pipeline, Sabal Trail pipeline—Robert Seber, a partner at Vinson & Elkins…
03/20/2019
When Republican or Democratic state legislatures draw election districts, can they deliberately do so in a way that…