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Law Panels Shed Light on Need for Diversity in Environmentalism

Law Panels Shed Light on Need for Diversity in Environmentalism

By Sunanda Gaskins, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU's School of Law hosted a panel last Tuesday to discuss the importance of diversity in environmentalism.

Retraction: Brendan O’Neill Speaks at NYU Law

By WSN Staff

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

On Monday, Nov. 13, WSN reported that libertarian speaker and editor of Spiked magazine Brendan O'Neill had visited NYU School of Law on Nov. 2. O'Neill spoke at New York Law School, not NYU School of Law. The original article has been deleted, but remains in print. WSN sincerely apologizes for the error.

Visiting Exxon Mobil Tax Attorneys Face Student Opposition

Visiting Exxon Mobil Tax Attorneys Face Student Opposition

By Sakshi Venkatramanat, Deputy News Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Members of NYU Divest protest NYU Law School over Exxon Mobil Speakers.

Against The Hiring of Preet Bharara to The NYU School of Law

Against The Hiring of Preet Bharara to The NYU School of Law

By Cie Sharp, Guest Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I write this message to protest the hiring of former US Attorney Preet Bharara to the NYU School of Law. During the prosecution of Mitch Cohen, his business partner, Gregg Star, was given immunity by Mr. Bharara and his office. Star went on to defraud my family and myself.

Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

Q&A With Alina Das: A Lawyer Defending Refugees at JFK

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Through its Immigrant Defense Initiative, the NYU School of Law is working diligently to defend all student who have been or will be affected by President Trump's executive orders regarding immigration.

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.

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.

[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...

NYU Law community lends support to students subpoenaed by trustee’s company

NYU Law community lends support to students subpoenaed by trustee’s company

April 18, 2014


Filed under News

The School of Law made public its support for two law students who have been subpoenaed by CareOne, a health care company owned by law trustee Daniel Straus. The subpoena is part of a controversy surrounding CareOne and its labor practices that erupted in 2012. Employees at CareOne and HealthBridge Manageme...

Experts elucidate Bitcoin currency

Experts elucidate Bitcoin currency

April 8, 2014


Filed under News

The new-age digital currency Bitcoin has been making waves in recent weeks, grabbing headlines since Newsweek’s legally contested outing of Bitcoin’s alleged founder Satoshi Nakamoto and the roughly $400 million implosion of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange. The NYU School of Law hosted a s...

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