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Professor David Simson Joins New York Law School

New York Law School Welcomes David Simson as Associate Professor of Law

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.  
Professor Rebecca Roiphe

Professor Rebecca Roiphe Offers Wide-Ranging Expertise in the Media

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. 
American Association of Law Libraries Honors Professor Camille Broussard and Steven Antonio Lastres ’03

NYLS Community Members Honored by the American Association of Law Libraries

Dean Camille Broussard, Associate Dean and Library Director at NYLS’s Mendik Library, and Steven Antonio Lastres ’03, retired Director of Knowledge Management Services at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, both received an AALL Hall of Fame Award in the organization’s 2022 award cycle.
Franklin University Switzerland Honors Professor Penelope Andrews

Franklin University Switzerland Honors Professor Penelope Andrews

This year, Franklin University Switzerland bestowed special honors on Professor Penelope Andrews. At the school’s 52nd annual graduation ceremony, she was presented with an Honorary Degree for her distinguished legal career and global human rights advocacy, and she addressed the class of 2022 as the keynote speaker.
Congratulations to Professor Arthur S. Leonard

Professor Arthur S. Leonard’s Work in Gay City News Wins Prestigious Prize

Gay City News, New York City’s weekly LGBTQ+ newspaper, won first prize in the New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest for coverage of crime, policing, and courts. The award included Professor Emeritus Arthur S. Leonard’s article “Supreme Court Unanimously Rules for Catholic Social Services in Foster Care Policy Dispute” about the Fulton v. City of Philadelphia case.
Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic

Ford Foundation Awards Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic $300,000 Grant

The Ford Foundation has awarded New York Law School’s Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic a generous grant to support the Clinic’s work over the next three years. The award will help propel the Clinic in its critical advocacy for civil rights.
Photograph of NYLS glass-covered building at dusk; NYLS Pro, Part-Time Evening Division for Working Professionals

New York Law School Introduces “NYLS Pro” a Reimagined Evening Division for Today’s Working Professionals

NYLS is meeting the evolving needs of 21st century working professionals committed to transforming their careers with a redesigned Evening Division that’s more accessible, flexible, and affordable.
Congratulations to City and State's "50 over 50" NYLS honorees, Ross F. Moskowitz and Jeffrey M. Wice

Trustee Ross F. Moskowitz ’84 and Adjunct Professor Jeffrey M. Wice Named to City & State’s “50 Over 50”

Trustee Ross F. Moskowitz ’84 and Adjunct Professor Jeffrey M. Wice are among “the age disruptors who changed New York” named in City & State’s new “50 Over 50” list.
Headshot of Erin Bond with the text: Erin Felker Bond ’08 as Associate Dean for Academic Planning and Career Development

New York Law School Appoints Erin Felker Bond ’08 as Associate Dean for Academic Planning and Career Development

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.
"Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law" text against a background image of a dictionary definition of the word equality

New York Law School Receives Transformative Gift to Establish a National Public Interest Scholars Program

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.
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Philips Device Users, Civil Rights and Disability Advocates Call for Immediate Repair and Replacement of Recalled Philips Respironics Devices

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.