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The program is open to qualified lawyers who hold a J.D. degree from an American Bar Association-accredited law school or an equivalent foreign law degree. Register for an upcoming information sessions.
The 2020–21 academic year was fully remote for the Asylum Clinic. Though many of the eight clinic students have never met in real life, they learned to work as a team and to advocate tirelessly for their clients.
A leader and innovative administrator, Erin Bond ’08 will build upon NYLS’s record of career placement success and ensure graduates thrive in a transforming legal industry.
Dean Anthony W. Crowell and NYLS Trustee and distinguished alumnus Zygi Wilf ’74, Principal Owner of the Minnesota Vikings, announce a historic $5-million gift that will expand NYLS’s public interest work.
Read Dean Crowell’s message of reflection on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
On the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, we commemorate the tragedy that shook the world, reshaping New York City and the nation.
In the latest issue of preLaw magazine, New York Law School was named a top school for its programs in several key areas.
Dean Crowell joined dozens of law school deans across the country to issue a public statement in support of Attorney General Garland’s statement urging the legal community to provide support in the coming housing and eviction crisis.
Philips device users, the Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic at NYLS, and more than two dozen disability rights organizations and advocates, sent a letter to Philips Respironics requesting immediate action to repair, replace, and offer guidance to medical professionals on recalled devices relied upon by many users for life-sustaining care.
As a leader in tax law who has made exceptional contributions to her chosen profession, Professor Ann F. Thomas has been elected to the American College of Tax Counsel.
The Milwaukee Bucks are in the NBA Finals, playing against the Phoenix Suns for the chance to win their first championship since 1971.
Members of the newly created Tribeca Pandemic Recovery Task Force will coordinate a cohesive, community-driven pandemic recovery strategy for the neighborhood.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, NYLS’s Housing Rights Clinic has helped clients stay in their homes.
NYLS will officially observe Juneteenth on Friday, June 18.
Michael Pastor is a seasoned in-house counsel leader and the former lead technology counsel for New York City.
NYLS mourns the passing of one of its most deeply cherished friends, the Honorable Robert A. Katzmann, former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
The National Association of Standalone Graduate Schools, a first-of-its-kind coalition, will offer a collective voice and platform for independent graduate institutions while serving as a source of innovative partnerships and strategies.
NYLS was featured as among the “leading law schools of the top music lawyers” by Billboard and for its alumni presence at major law firms by Business Insider.
On June 8, 2021, Judge Cannataro was confirmed to the Court. The statement has been updated to reflect this.
The conversation with Mr. Donovan focused on leadership and management. Mr. Chang’s portion dealt with technology and public policy.
The Institute’s inaugural Advisory Board is composed of national leaders in financial services who will help shape best-in-class programming for students and practitioners.
Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow Jeff Wice, Professor Kirk Burkhalter ’04, and Professor Rebecca Roiphe recently appeared in the national media.
NYLS’s Law and Leadership mayoral series continued on April 28, with Andrew Yang. After Mr. Yang delivered an address, Dean Anthony W. Crowell moderated a question-and-answer session with four student leaders.
Titled “Managing Change in New York City,” the event drew over 100 attendees and featured questions from students.
The development follows a discovery conference in the case yesterday.
Read a message by Dean Crowell and other NYLS leaders to the School community.
Kacia Wilson 2L is one of just seven law students nationwide featured in The National Jurist’s “Law Students of the Year.”
On April 14, NYLS hosted the first event in its series of student-led Law and Leadership Mayoral dialogues
Professor Wilson is an accomplished civil rights attorney who has litigated cases involving disability rights, discriminatory policing, and racial justice.
Professor Emeritus Michael Perlin is Co-Editor of a forthcoming book, “Justice Outsourced.” Six alumni, including Distinguished Adjunct Professor Heather Cucolo ’03, authored chapters.
The new programs will prepare NYLS students to lead as the nation rebuilds from the events of 2020.
Three members of NYLS’s Class of 2021 recently shared their experiences at the School in a new Q&A video.
The forums, to be held on April 14 and 28, will allow students to directly interact with candidates on the topic of leadership and management.
In honor of Women’s History Month, NYLS pays tribute to alumnae who lead local bar associations.
NYLS students source-checked and edited journal articles written by leading scholars and practitioners, researched and analyzed state laws across the country, and monitored important cases—all while working remotely.
The prestigious two-year fellowship places recent law graduates in host organizations dedicated to supporting immigrants’ rights and representing those in need.
NYLS leadership and student leaders condemn acts of violence, harassment, and discrimination against Asian Americans.
As a young child, Sherbune Paul ’16 wasn’t sure what lawyers did—but she knew she wanted to become one. Paul is now a Supervising Attorney at the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission. Tonight, she will be inducted as President of the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York.
NYLS earned accolades for its programs on legal technology, racial justice, public policy, and more.
On the one-year anniversary of NYLS’s initial closure due to COVID-19 precautions, Dean Anthony W. Crowell has published an open letter in Tribeca Citizen.
NYLS’s Impact Center for Public Interest Law has published a series of tributes to 18th- and 19th-Century civil rights pioneers in honor of Black History Month.
Attorney General James has garnered national recognition for her accomplishments on behalf of New Yorkers.
Professor Cominsky’s piece focuses on how the pandemic is affecting New Yorkers involved in the criminal justice system.
Like the Venable-NYLS Summer Associate Simulation Program last summer, LEAD directly responds to the challenges young professionals face in a job market impacted by COVID-19.
Made possible by a substantial gift from distinguished alumnus James Tricarico Jr. ’77, the Institute will prepare law students and practitioners for the future of in-house counsel roles.
Three NYLS students recently built first-of-their-kind legaltech apps using Microsoft’s Power Platform and presented their work to Microsoft’s Legal Operations Technical Sharing Committee.
At age 20, Gaeta took the Major League Baseball Players Association agent certification exam, built a business plan, and founded his own company, Gaeta Sports Management, becoming one of the youngest certified agents in the sport’s history.
This year’s celebration comes at a deeply somber time, when Black Americans disproportionately bear the unjust burden of a global pandemic and a national crisis in policing.