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The Patent Law Clinic (PLC) at New York Law School (NYLS) recently secured a United States patent for their client, Mr. Karl C. Clarke.
In this month’s edition, learn more about these four active law students and how they’re pursuing their interests through their legal education.
We spoke with leaders from a few of our many engaged student organizations at New York Law School to hear more about what being a member of the NYLS community means to them.
A crucial work detailing the power of language as a tool of both resistance and unity, The War of Words focuses on American troops’ fight against censorship through the expansive troop newspaper program.
When Nermina Markisic ’23 visited her family this summer in Novi Pazar, Serbia, she sat for an interview in Bosnian with local media station RTV Novi Pazar.
“There are real differences in the way that lawyers get trained internationally,” Dean Hawkins says. Since most legal education in the Philippines is on a part-time basis with an emphasis on evening classes, the delegation was particularly curious about NYLS’s Evening Division experiential learning opportunities.
In September of this year, Associate Professor of Law and Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic Director Britney Wilson delivered a presentation on her paper-in-progress, “Predisposed: Race, Disability, and Death Investigations,” at the 22nd Annual Health Law Scholars Workshop.
We spoke with five NYLS students who discussed their recent legal internships and what they learned from their experiences.
New York Law School is located in Tribeca—walking distance from New York City landmarks like Wall Street, the Federal Reserve, City Hall, and One World Trade Center. But there is so much more to Lower Manhattan. Below are 13 of our favorite Lower Manhattan spots you shouldn’t miss.
Rest is a nonnegotiable aspect of wellness. So, while you’re developing your studying routines and building your lawyering skills, it’s critical that you also spend time creating your version of rest.
The Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic (PCIC) at New York Law School’s Plumeri Center is a proud member of the Innocence Network—and alongside our fellow members, we will honor the 10th Annual International Wrongful Conviction Day on October 2.
NYLS is proud to be recognized for its public service, family law, and human rights law programs in preLaw magazine’s back-to-school issue.
Earlier this summer, New York Law School Assistant Professor of Law Amy Wallace and Suzanna Neal ’24 traveled to Uzbekistan for the first-ever Uzbekistan Street Law Academy.
“We want our incoming students to come away from the NYLS Orientation feeling supported, comfortable, and confident for the start of their legal education,” Assistant Dean of Students Shani Darby says.
Professor Wilson answers the NYLS 10—10 questions about her work, her interests, her worries, and the things she looks forward to.
From major deals to late night flights after class, these are the alumni, faculty, and current students who are making major moves in the sports world
New York Law School faculty are dedicated educators and renowned experts in their respective fields. Read more about a selection of our full-time faculty’s scholarship and professional achievements from Academic Year 2022–23.
Campus was abuzz this spring with remarkable opportunities to engage with experts across industries, for legal scholars and practitioners to come together and advance scholarship in their fields, and for law students to put to practice their leadership and legal skills.
In this installment, we caught up with Nicole M. Mozee ’16, who is about to embark on a new career as a full-time faculty member at the newly opened Wilmington University School of Law.
This spring, New York Law School students took part in the school’s week-long Mini-M.B.A. program, the flagship initiative of NYLS’s James Tricarico Jr. Institute for the Business of Law and In-House Counsel.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court departed from decades of case law that enabled colleges and universities to explicitly use race conscious admissions to help redress centuries of America’s history of racial discrimination and inequality.
June is Pride Month, in which we celebrate our nation’s extraordinary LGBTQ+ community. It has been held every year since the Stonewall Riots took place 54 years ago.
Congratulations to Wendy Zeng ’25 and Esfandiar Zoujaji ’25 on their selection as recipients of the 2023 New York City Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship.
On June 19, our nation celebrates Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
New York Law School is honored to be acknowledged in preLaw magazine’s spring 2023 issue. The magazine recognized NYLS for our practical training, environmental law, intellectual property, and alternative dispute resolution programming.
The New York Law School community is thrilled to see E. Drew Britcher ’84 named one of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Consumer Plaintiff Lawyers in America.
Our New York Law School (NYLS) students have a broad array of dreams and passions—both on campus and out in the wider world. We sat down with three of our students, nominated by their peers, in the graduation edition of Humans of NYLS.
“It’s a beautiful day to graduate law school,” Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell said, to the cheers of graduates, loved ones, and the NYLS community.
Dean Heidi K. Brown will focus on helping students meet the new writing demands that the NextGen Bar Exam will place on graduates, as well as the modern writing demands placed on new lawyers by the profession.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Lynn Boepple Su as our inaugural Dean for Advocacy and Co-Curricular Programs. Dean Su will oversee, coordinate, and continue to build our highly successful Advocacy Program.
In April, 11 law students from the Free University of Berlin in Germany visited New York Law School to learn about the American criminal legal system and the work that NYLS’s Criminal Defense Clinic does to advocate for indigent New Yorkers who are accused of misdemeanor crimes.
The Ronald H. Filler Institute for Financial Services Law held a special program on financial services law in conjunction with Women in Derivatives (WIND), a nonprofit organization that aims to attract, retain, educate, and develop female leaders in the financial industry.
A group of Access-A-Ride participants, on behalf of the more than 170,000 people registered for the service within the five boroughs of New York City, today filed suit against the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) for discrimination over practices that do not provide them with equitable access to transit.
The Moot Court Association’s Alexandra Adams ’23 and Max Skidelsky ’23 share their recent achievements at the National Moot Court Competition in Law and Religion.
Asylum Clinic student Rich McKeon ’24 is busy representing a client who faces untenable circumstances in his home country.
In the April edition of Humans of NYLS, meet four of our dynamic students, nominated by their peers, and learn about their diverse array of interests and passions—both inside and outside of the classroom.
We are pleased to announce that Justice Carolyn Walker-Diallo ’03 has been appointed a Senior Fellow in New York Law School’s Law and Leadership Institute. She will teach a new and unique workshop series titled “Behind the Bench” to New York Law School students this summer.
New York Law School is delighted to be honored in preLaw magazine’s winter 2023 issue. preLaw assigned NYLS top grades for our public policy, trial advocacy, real estate law, government law, and technology law programs.
The Honorable Kathy Hochul, 57th Governor of the State of New York, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at New York Law School’s 131st Commencement Ceremony.
Women have played a profound role in shaping New York Law School for decades, including our deeply impactful faculty leaders, extremely influential alumnae who are at the top of their profession, and a student body compromised of 62 percent women.
New York Law School (NYLS) Dean Anthony W. Crowell today announced that Professor Molly Guptill Manning, has been appointed as Associate Professor of Law.
New York Law School is proud to congratulate alumna Heidi Goldsmith ’21 Evening on her feature in Weil Quarterly.
The Dispute Resolution Team’s Natalie Klein ’24 and Austin LaBorwit ’23 recount their accomplishments at the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris.
From intellectual property and public policy to managing financial crime risk and writing novels, learn more about the interests that shape four of our dynamic students, nominated by their peers, in the March edition of Humans of NYLS.
We got to know Jordan Eyal ’17, who has dedicated her life to service and community. Read on to learn about her biggest influences, her time at NYLS, and her work with an innovative new program addressing over-incarceration in New York City.
The Patent Law Clinic (PLC) at New York Law School recently assisted one of their nonprofit organization clients to obtain a U.S. patent for their critical product—one that will change lives in Central Africa.
Scholarship from New York Law School’s esteemed faculty, collections of the School’s many publications, archival documents from the School’s history, and so much more have made their way around the globe as NYLS’s Digital Commons reached a new milestone: one million global downloads.
In the February edition of Humans of NYLS, we sat down with four engaging law students, nominated by their peers, and got to know them as people—both inside and outside of the legal profession.
The Mendik Library librarians have created a selection of books and recent research that delve deeper into Black history and its impacts with regard to the judiciary, civil rights, policing, property ownership, and other areas of law and society.
We spoke to 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4L evening students to get their best advice for first-year students, and they offered words of encouragement from people who truly understand.
When it comes to advocacy, it’s a family business for Tanvir Ashraf ’23. He’s fighting for members of the Taxi Workers Alliance—including his dad.
Today we recognize International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Anti-Semitism has been a scourge for many centuries, and the Holocaust and World War II was a singularly devastating event that nearly destroyed the Jewish people, and the entire world.
New York Law School announced today it is receiving a historic $10 million gift from Arthur and Diane Abbey, totaling $17 million from them in charitable giving to the Law School over 60 years. As lifelong champions of the Law Achool, NYLS’s main academic building will be named “Abbey Hall.”
As we prepare for the new semester, we honor the memory of our nation’s most iconic civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
New York Law School congratulates Board of Trustees member Ross F. Moskowitz ’84 as he receives the John E. Higgins, Esq., Diversity Trailblazer Award from the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) held its Annual Meeting in San Diego, California from January 3–7, 2023. The Meeting’s theme centered around, “How Law Schools Can Make a Difference,” and New York Law School was very well represented.
We hear from two Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic students who worked on behalf of a client whose release they secured.
In May of 2022, 99 law school deans signed a letter to the United States Congress imploring legislators to provide increased funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to address what they called “the ever-growing justice gap in America.”
New York Law School (NYLS) is “New York’s law school,” and in that spirt, we continue our proud tradition of public service and civic leadership. To that end, we are thrilled that 11 members of the NYLS Class of 2022 joined the New York City Law Department as Assistant Corporation Counsels.
“I had the opportunity to apply the rules of securities law to real cases in the Securities Arbitration Clinic.”
Take a look at some of NYLS’s top feature stories from around the law school community in 2022.
As finals come to an end, we write in response to requests from a number of you for recommendations of books to read over winter break.
In the December edition of Humans of NYLS, we sat down with four engaging law students, nominated by their peers, and got to know them as people and future legal professionals.
We sat down with New York Law School students in our Day Division and NYLS Pro Evening Division to find out what drew them to apply for law school.
New York Law School is proud to be recognized as a leader in business law, criminal law, tax law, and racial justice.
After a semester of classes with Street Law Clinic students, high school students from the Charter High School for Law and Social Justice came to NYLS to show off their skills in a moot court competition.
After a 20-year battle, NYLS’s client, Mr. H., was finally granted asylum in the United States. From Indonesia to New York City, read about Mr. H.’s winding journey through an impossible immigration system and the NYLS students and faculty who helped him start a new life.
We sat down with New York Law School students in our Day Division and NYLS Pro Evening Division to find out their favorite aspect of NYLS.
Thanksgiving is a quintessential American holiday—a time to join together, reflect, and express gratitude for all that we have, big and small.
Meet the law students featured in November’s edition of Humans of NYLS, and read about their career goals after law school.
We sat down with students from our Day Division and Evening Division to discuss how scholarships at NYLS have given them the opportunity to become the lawyer they dream of being.
Veterans Day is a time for the nation to come together and celebrate our veterans, and to honor their contributions and sacrifices.
New York Law School is proud to publish a special edition of the New York Law School Law Review, featuring groundbreaking scholarship by faculty who lead the School’s Race, Bias, and Advocacy course and racial justice programs.
Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 has had a remarkable legal career and blazed a trail for women in law. In an interview with New York Law School, she reflected on the changes to the legal landscape since the beginning of her career as well as her legacy and her enduring impact on the future of women in law.
Meet an alumnus who’s working hard to support his beloved New York City community and making tremendous strides in bettering the lives of his fellow New Yorkers.
At this year’s Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) annual awards, Hon. Carolyn Walker-Diallo ’03 was named one of the recipients of the 2022 Lynn Terrelonge Bridge to Diversity Award.
NYLS leadership and student leaders condemn rising anti-Semitic rhetoric and acts of violence against Jewish people.
At New York Law School, we’re extremely proud of our hometown and our vibrant neighborhood. We rounded up our Student Ambassadors’ favorite places to grab a meal in between classes or study sessions.
In the latest Humans of NYLS series feature, get to know a few of the law students who are leading in student organizations across campus.
New York Law School (NYLS) has launched their new “NYLS in D.C. Honors Externship” program this semester. The externship provides NYLS students with in-person work placements, including at The Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, leading advocacy groups and technology firms, and law firms, among others.
Here are four things NYLS students can do to manage their mental health.
In preLaw magazine’s 2022 Back to School issue, New York Law School (NYLS) was recognized for its exceptional programs in several key areas.
Nominated by Mayor Adams and confirmed by the City Council, Dean Anthony Crowell will serve the remainder of a five-year term while continuing his work leading New York Law School.
An experienced immigration attorney, Desireé Hernández is being honored for her leadership and work on behalf of immigrants in New York.
Following graduation from New York Law School, several postgraduate fellows are continuing their work in areas of social justice using skills they honed over their time at the School.
Josephine Bahn ’16 will serve a one-year term as national Chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
Four NYLS law students discuss highlights from their summer internships and how their experiences helped them grow professionally.
Catch up on some of the spring programs, events, and achievements from 185 West Broadway.
New York Law School faculty are dedicated educators and renowned experts in their respective fields. Their scholarship and professional achievements advance the rule of law and legal educational excellence in New York and across the nation.
As newly-designated Acting Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, Anthony Cannataro ’96 will lead the State’s Judiciary.
In preparation for a bright new school year, New York Law School welcomed its newest 1L students to a two-week orientation.
Distinguished Adjunct Professor Michael Pastor joined the Pathway To Success video series for an interview with host Valerie Phillips, Associate Partner and Head of Americas Legal Practice, Danos Associates.
New York Law School’s Joe Plumeri Center for Social Justice and Economic Opportunity is proud to receive New York State’s Justice for Heroes grant, which provides funding for law schools that offer innovative programs to assist service members, veterans, and military families with legal services.
A successful letter of recommendation will showcase an applicant’s academic and personal strengths and will speak to the qualities that makes the applicant unique.
Distinguished Adjunct Professor Peter J. Strauss was honored as the 2022 recipient of the 28th Annual NAELA Theresa Award for his outstanding work in elder law and advocacy for individuals with disabilities.
A personal statement rounds out a law school application with critical information about the applicant: It shows who they are as a person, a student, and a future lawyer.
New York Law School congratulates Anthony Perrotto ’14 on his appointment as Board President of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL).
New York Law School (NYLS) Dean Anthony W. Crowell today announced that Professor David Simson is joining NYLS as Associate Professor of Law. His initial teaching assignments include constitutional law, and courses on race and the law. He will be affiliated with the Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law and the Racial Justice Project.
New York Law School Trustee Professor of Law Rebecca Roiphe has made a number of media appearances in recent weeks, offering expertise on everything from the January 6 hearings to Supreme Court rulings on gun laws to celebrity chef Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct trial.
Camille Broussard, Associate Dean and Library Director at New York Law School’s Mendik Library, was honored by American Association of Law Libraries with an AALL Hall of Fame Award in the organization’s 2022 award cycle.