News@NYU Law

04/09/2019
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For the third year in a row, NYU Law has taken home the Deans' 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
Screens with stocks at the New York Stock Exchange
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…
03/19/2019
Anthony Enriquez
On February 27, the Law Alumni Association (LAA) and the Public Interest Law Center (PILC) co-hosted the Public Service…
03/18/2019
Phil Weiser
As a politically active college student at Swarthmore in the early 1990s, Phil Weiser ’94 decided to go to law school…
03/18/2019
Charles Kingson
Charles Kingson, who taught in NYU Law’s Graduate Tax Program from 1979 to 2014 as an adjunct professor, passed away on…
03/15/2019
Alexis Hoag
Alexis Hoag ’08, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) senior counsel, received the 2019 Woman of Distinction…
03/15/2019
Marian Wright Edelman
On February 26, the New York University Annual Survey of American Law held a ceremony dedicating its 76th volume to…
03/06/2019
Layers of Concertina are added to existing barrier infrastructure along the U.S. - Mexico border near Nogales, AZ, February 4, 2019. Photo: Robert Bushell
The topic of the January 30 Latham & Watkins Forum, “Immigration Law and Policy: The Landscape After the 2018…
03/06/2019
Hakeem Jeffries
On May 23, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries ’97 will address graduating JD students at NYU Law’s Convocation at Madison…
03/05/2019
Students at Korean dinner
Hayden residence hall is quiet as students shuffle to and from classes with assignments in their bags and legal…