Faculty News

01/30/2023
Professor of Law Emeritus John Peschel died on December 29, 2022, at the age of 87. During his nearly six decades in…
01/27/2023
Catherine Sharkey, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy, will receive the Robert B. McKay Law Professor…
01/25/2023
Ryan Bubb Emiliano Catan Surprise Parties Ideas Artwork
In 2009, Netflix concluded a three-year open competition by awarding $1 million to a team of researchers that had…
01/23/2023
Nyu Flag hanging from a building, waving in the wind
Dara Liss ’24 says that when she was exploring a sea of law school options, NYU Law’s Jacobson Leadership Program in…
01/12/2023
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On November 16, in a conversation hosted by NYU Law’s Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network (BWLN), former US attorney…
01/11/2023
Noah Rosenbaum Ideas Story Art
For much of the United States’s history, the president’s powers were relatively weak, by design. The framers of the…
12/29/2022
Richard Revesz
NYU Law’s Dean Emeritus and AnBryce Professor of Law Richard Revesz will assume the role of administrator of the US…
12/22/2022
Deborah Archer portrait
For Alexander Rose ’20, the highlight of his 2L year was participating in the Civil Rights Clinic taught by Professor…
12/21/2022
Building pillars
It was a year for Supreme Court headlines—from the tectonic overturning of Roe v. Wade to other high-profile decisions…
12/21/2022
Melissa Murray and Chris Hayes having a discussion at a NYU Law Forum
On November 2, MSNBC’s “All In” host Chris Hayes joined Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law Melissa Murray…
12/13/2022
J.H.H. Weiler
On December 1, in a ceremony at the Vatican, Pope Francis awarded a 2022 Ratzinger Prize to Joseph H.H. Weiler,…
12/13/2022
Books
This year, NYU Law professors published books addressing significant and groundbreaking issues such as artificial…
12/09/2022
Erin Murphy
Norman Dorsen Professor of Civil Liberties Erin Murphy returned to NYU Law in August after a year-long public service…
12/01/2022
Painting of Judith Kaye '62
The late Judith Kaye ’62, a pioneering woman leader in the legal profession who made her mark as chief judge of the New…
11/21/2022
Roger Meltzer
NYU Law celebrated the newly renamed Meltzer Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, formerly known as the…
11/21/2022
Faculty panel
“The law is unnecessarily uncertain and complex.… Many of its rules do not work well in practice, and … its…
11/18/2022
Gráinne de Búrca Ideas Story Artwork
In 1997, the European Union (EU) signed the Amsterdam Treaty, which made explicit the values on which the EU is based,…
11/16/2022
Mitchell Engler
Mitchell Engler ’90 LLM ’91, professor of law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, passed away on November 4 at age 58…
10/26/2022
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On October 12, an NYU Law Forum, sponsored by Latham & Watkins, convened experts with backgrounds in law,…
10/21/2022
Daniel Shaviro Ideas Story artwork
In his new book, Bonfires of the American Dream in American Rhetoric, Literature, and Film, Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry…