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West Virginia’s Former Secretary of State Joins NYU

West Virginia’s Former Secretary of State Joins NYU

By Miranda Levingston and Htoo Min

April 10, 2017


Filed under News

Former West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant will join NYU School of Law's Brennan Center for Justice as the manager of state advocacy.

NYU Law Dean Debates Whether Supreme Court Undermines American Democracy

NYU Law Dean Debates Whether Supreme Court Undermines American Democracy

By Jake Steel, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The NYU Law Dean debated if the Supreme Court contradicts the American Democracy.

NYU, Columbia Team Up for Human Rights

NYU, Columbia Team Up for Human Rights

By Jami Tanner, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU and Columbia Law Schools are teaming up to research human rights violations, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Open Society Foundations.

Vigil held for citizens of Palestine

Vigil held for citizens of Palestine

By Thomas Peracchio, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Law students held a vigil on Friday for the dehumanization of Palestinians, both overseas and within the NYU Law School.

Law school debt crisis will avoid NYU

Law school debt crisis will avoid NYU

By Katrina Wilson, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU should be able to weather the oncoming law school debt storm.

Panel stirs public debate about drone program

Panel stirs public debate about drone program

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Law hosts panel with professors and academics about U.S. drone policy over the past few years.

Activists, legal figures discuss racial tensions in the U.S.

Activists, legal figures discuss racial tensions in the U.S.

By Maggie O'Neill, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A panel hosted by NYU Law brings together activists, lawyers, advocates, and scholars to examine racial inequality and racialized violence in the United States through the lens of human rights.

Well-rounded curricula needed

Well-rounded curricula needed

By Richard Shu, Deputy Copy Chief

April 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The Core Curriculum is important for undergrads in order to prepare them for a constantly changing workforce.

[UPDATE] Straus to leave Law School Board

[UPDATE] Straus to leave Law School Board

By Michael Domanico, Managing Editor

May 1, 2014


Filed under News

UPDATE Thursday, May 1, 10:08 p.m.: Herrine and Gertner said that while they were unaware of the details surrounding Straus' departure from the law school, the agreement for him to leave was gratifying. "We think Daniel Straus's departure from the board represents an acknowledgment of his insu...

Law students to take bar exam earlier with NYS program

Law students to take bar exam earlier with NYS program

February 26, 2014


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In his 2014 State of the Judiciary address, New York’s Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the Pro Bono Scholars Program, which allows third-year law students to take New York’s bar exam during the February of their spring semester instead of the July after graduation. In exchange, students mus...

Panelists consider problems, progress of Israeli society

Panelists consider problems, progress of Israeli society

December 3, 2013


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  The NYU School of Law hosted three prestigious Israeli leaders for the Center on Law and Security’s panel Israel, From the Inside Out. The panel, which was moderated by Leon Wieseltier, the literary editor at The New Republic, included three panelists — retired Chief Justice Dorit Bein...

Panel weighs in on soda ban at law school

Panel weighs in on soda ban at law school

November 13, 2013


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A panel called Does Size Matter? focused on whether the New York City Board of Health should have the right to regulate the soda ban, if citizen’s liberty is being infringed, among other issues involving the ban. The discussion at Vanderbilt Hall on Nov. 12 included senior editor of Reason Ma...

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