News@NYU Law

09/18/2020
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What patterns emerge when democracies weaken across the globe? Why and when does authoritarianism become an attractive…
09/16/2020
Professor Jerome A. Cohen, a leading China and East Asian law scholar, has been awarded an honorary doctorate of law,…
09/11/2020
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Dean Trevor Morrison When I came to NYU Law seven years ago, the world did not look the same as it does…
09/11/2020
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Populism, pandemic—and internal failings—threaten to unravel a form of government recently seen as ascendant around the…
09/11/2020
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In the shift away from carbon-based fuels toward green, more sustainable energy sources, NYU Law alumni are power…
09/11/2020
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Bryan Stevenson and Kenneth Feinberg ’70 get the Hollywood treatment with biopics ‘Just Mercy’ and ‘Worth.’ BY ALANA…
09/11/2020
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Five NYU Law alumni who reinvented their careers by taking unexpected paths An NYU Law degree doesn’t prepare…
09/11/2020
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Senior US Senator Lamar Alexander ’65 of Tennessee celebrated his 55th reunion year by reflecting on his career and the…
09/11/2020
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NYU Law charts a way forward amid the complex risks of the coronavirus pandemic. BY JADE MCCLAIN When on March 9 Dean…
09/11/2020
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NYU Law Voices Carry Thought leaders from within and outside the NYU Law community participate in Law School events…
09/11/2020
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Talk of the Law School Engelberg Center Hosts Legal Madness Last November the Engelberg Center on…
09/11/2020
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The Class of 2020 Members of the Class of 2020 connect with family members who are also NYU Law graduates…
09/11/2020
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In the past year, alumni from around the world gathered at regional events—from San Francisco to London—to reminisce…
09/11/2020
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While their awards ceremonies have been postponed, NYU Law recognizes these recipients.  2020 Recipients  Recent…
09/11/2020
The 2020 Judge Edward Weinfeld Award recipient was Judge Jonathan Lippman ’68, former chief judge of New York as well…
09/11/2020
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The newly renovated Tishman Auditorium in Vanderbilt Hall reopened in January with a screening of the film Just…
09/11/2020
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Justin W. Batten (1991–2020) Justin W. Batten ’17 passed away on May 20, 2020, at age 29. Batten was an…
09/11/2020
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Assistant Dean for Communications and Chief Communications Officer Rebekah Carmichael Editorial Director …
09/10/2020
Sally Merry Sally Engle Merry, Julius Silver Professor of Anthropology at NYU and an affiliated faculty…
09/02/2020
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In the late 1970s, shortly after Robert Jackson Jr. was born in Bronx, New York, his father and mother—an encyclopedia…