NYLS Careers
Read reflections from four NYLS students on what they learned during their summer internships.

Advancing Justice
NYLS’s Joe Plumeri Center received NY's Justice for Heroes Grant for its work assisting service members and veterans.

Alumni Leadership
Anthony Cannataro ’96 has been designated Acting Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals.

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Judge Judy Sheindlin

NYLS Interviews Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65: Leading the Way for Women in Law

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.
NYLS in D.C.

New York Law School Launches an Honors Externship in Washington, D.C.

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.
Justice for Heroes Grant Supports Clinical Work at NYLS

NYLS’s Joe Plumeri Center Receives $50,000 Justice for Heroes Grant

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.
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. 
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.