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Professor Thinks Chimpanzees Should Be Legally Considered People

Professor Thinks Chimpanzees Should Be Legally Considered People

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, University News

An NYU professor is arguing for chimps to be considered people under the law.

Japan Grants NYU Law $5 Million

Japan Grants NYU Law $5 Million

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, University News

The Japanese government has granted NYU Law School five million dollars to advance education in international law. Japan hopes that the donation helps further and enhance legal relations between Japanese and American diplomats.

Brennan Center Wins Trump Lawsuit

Brennan Center Wins Trump Lawsuit

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, University News

The Brennan Center for Justice won a suit against Trump’s third iteration of the travel ban in Zakzok v. Trump.

Letter Urges NYU Law to Support LGBTQ Students

Letter Urges NYU Law to Support LGBTQ Students

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

An open letter was sent to NYU Law administrators demanding more support for transgender students in light of Trump's transgender military ban.

Law Students Partner With International Refugee Assistance Program

Law Students Partner With International Refugee Assistance Program

By Helen Crosby, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Law students have been doing legal work with the International Refugee Assistance Program.

Q&A: NYU Law Opens Center to Help AGs Fight EPA Rollbacks

Q&A: NYU Law Opens Center to Help AGs Fight EPA Rollbacks

By Sierra Jackson, News Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under News

In response to Trump's move to rollback the EPA budget, NYU Law has opened a new center to aid US attorneys.

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 Advises LAPD Through Policing Project

NYU Law Advises LAPD Through Policing Project

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

The Policing Project, which NYU is involved with, is helping the Los Angeles Police Department re-evalute its policy on the release of body camera footage. The project is a collection of faculty, students and administrators from NYU Law.

The Research Issue

The Research Issue

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Special Editions, Top Story, Uncategorized

Research is contemplation in action. Although it can involve extensive reading and long hours in the lab, it is not a passive activity — research is the pursuit of information to better the world we live in. At NYU, the title “research university” is taken seriously, as research initiatives exist...

New Scholarship at NYU London

New Scholarship at NYU London

By Arushi Sahay, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

President Andrew Hamilton announced a new scholarship at NYU London in honor of NYU Law professor and Director of NYU London Gary Slapper.

Jared Kushner Threatens to Destroy NYU Building

Jared Kushner Threatens to Destroy NYU Building

By Rita Skeeter, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner plans to demolish an NYU building owned by his company because of letters sent to him by other NYU Law graduates.

NYU Law Expands Pro Bono Opportunities for Students

NYU Law Expands Pro Bono Opportunities for Students

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under News

NYU Law has various resources to help students meet the pro bono prerequisites that New York requires, including the school's partnership with a tech start-up called Paladin.

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