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Jared Kushner Owns NYU Building

Jared Kushner Owns NYU Building

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

Members of the NYU community are surprised to find out the NYU Law alum Jared Kushner, an advisor for President Donald Trump, owns property at the university.

NYU Law Spearheads Dialogue on Inequality and Race

NYU Law Spearheads Dialogue on Inequality and Race

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU Law has opened a Center for Race, Inequality and Law, where students can participate in discussions, lectures and panels related race, inequality and leadership.

Civil Rights Lawyers Examine Race, Inequality and Law

Civil Rights Lawyers Examine Race, Inequality and Law

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Tony Thompson moderated a discussion between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, President of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Sherillyn Iffil and NYU Law Professor Bryan Stevenson.

Michelle Alexander Headlines 21st Annual Derrick Bell Lecture

Michelle Alexander Headlines 21st Annual Derrick Bell Lecture

By Sayer Devlin and Natasha Roy

November 4, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, spoke at 21st Annual Derrick Bell Lecture on Race in American Society.

NYU Law Highlights Issues with Being Pregnant in Jail

NYU Law Highlights Issues with Being Pregnant in Jail

By Kate Howard, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Many women who are incarcerated are pregnant and are often mistreated while in prison, and the event held by NYU Law Students for Reproductive Justice on Wednesday hoped to shed light on the severity of this mistreatment. Miyhosi Benton, a formerly incarcerated woman, and Gail Smith, director of the...

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.

SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Protesters from the Student Labor Action Movement gathered this weekend to fight for student worker rights.

Student Roundtable for Liang Convention

Student Roundtable for Liang Convention

By Rebecca Oh, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

On Friday, NYU Law held a roundtable discussion regarding the implications of Peter Liang's case for communities of color, police accountability, and NYPD reform.

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Returns to NYU

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Returns to NYU

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Supreme Court Justice and former adjunct professor Sonia Sotomayor came to NYU Law on Monday evening to discuss the decline of juries in civil court proceedings.

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.

Offensive images at Fall Ball prompt law student backlash

Offensive images at Fall Ball prompt law student backlash

By Alice Zhang, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU School of Law's Fall Ball displayed questionable decorations such as a video projection of a silhouetted man dying by suicide.

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