Washington Square News

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics

Activism inevitably occurs at the Supreme Court, but we must hold the judicial system accountable.

A Look Into the Life of a New York Court Officer

A Look Into the Life of a New York Court Officer

By Hannah Chubb, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Features

Lawyers and judges get all the praise in court, but the importance of court officers should not be overlooked.

Brennan Center Sues Trump

Brennan Center Sues Trump

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Brennan Center for Justice is fighting President Trump's latest travel ban through a lawsuit. The group says the ban is unconstitutional

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 Textbooks Should Go Digital

NYU Law Textbooks Should Go Digital

By Sam Chaddha, Guest Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

No student is realistically arguing that we do away completely with casebooks. However, some alternatives can be suggested that are already in place for some subjects, but not for all across the board.

On the Job: Working at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

On the Job: Working at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

By Lily Li, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Features

CAS senior Daniella Haviv talks about her work at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.

‘Loving’ Proves Comforting in Its Justice

‘Loving’ Proves Comforting in Its Justice

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The new film "Loving" captures with astounding emotion and power the importance of the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia which ruled in 1964 that any law prohibiting interracial marriage was unconstitutional.

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

By Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In a heartbreaking portrait of conservative southern politics, Dawn Porter's documentary "Trapped" looks into the restrictions placed on abortion clinics in the United States and the way it regulates women's bodies.

Pit Bull Bans Only Breed Paranoia

Pit Bull Bans Only Breed Paranoia

By Alyssa DeFalco, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Breed banning will never actually work to stop dog bites.

Law School Dishes Out $175k Scholarship

Law School Dishes Out $175k Scholarship

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU alumna Damaris Hernández attributes her success in the legal world to NYU's AnBryce scholarship for lower-income students, which was founded by NYU alumni Anthony Welters.

NYU Calls Out Common App on Criminal Convictions Checkbox

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

After student urging, NYU sent Common App a letter requesting it to research and to consider the harmful effects of marking a box signifying prior incarcerations.

Black Diaspora Icon Stresses Education

Black Diaspora Icon Stresses Education

By Daniela Cobos, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

On Jan. 29, Christiane Taubira, France’s former minister of justice, spoke at NYU about her life story and her political convictions during a public lecture.

Next Page »