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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.
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.
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.
This Sunday, June 19 our nation will celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
For the first time since 2019, New York Law School graduates convened in person for the 130th Commencement Exercises—a joyful return to in-person ceremony and celebration.
Meet the law students in our dynamic community through the Humans of NYLS series.
The Fines & Fees Justice Center, located at NYLS, has received a generation donation to support the organization’s efforts to restore integrity to the U.S. justice system by eliminating the harmful and unjust impacts of fines and fees.
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.
Professor Kirk Burkhalter reflects on the research that fueled the development of NYLS Pro to fit the needs of the busy 21st-century professional, as well as his own experiences with the Evening Division.
Madeleine Robinson 3L has won recognition for her legal writing in the 13th annual Hofstra Law and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) Family Law Writing Competition.
Learn more about law students in our vibrant community through the Humans of NYLS series.
The New York Law School community congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on her historic Senate confirmation to the United States Supreme Court.
In an op-ed for CNN, Professor Ruti Teitel writes about what legal actions can be taken to address what may be war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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.
Television icon Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 will give the keynote address for NYLS’s first traditional in-person commencement ceremony in three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we’ve compiled a sampling of articles from our archives that highlight women and law.
In an article for The National Jurist, NYLS’s Executive Director of Career Development and Employer and Alumni Relations shares key advice for law students on emerging and nontraditional legal careers.
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.
Filler and this year’s class join 165 other members of the Hall of Fame, which was established in 2005.
Two NYLS students have been awarded the AT&T Pro Bono Excellence Scholarship in recognition of their exemplary pro bono service to those in need.
Members of the NYLS community gathered for a panel discussion about the impact of the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and how his principles can be used to meet the challenges of racial justice we face today.
PreLaw Magazine’s Winter 2022 issue honored the work of our community in three distinguished areas: 25 Most Innovative Schools, Leaders in Public Policy, and Best Schools for Hispanics.
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.
NYLS faculty and students were among those honored at the White House for answering the call to address the housing and eviction crisis and to help access to justice.
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.
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.
Today we honor the memory of our most iconic civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who possessed boundless courage and an enduring passion to uplift our country on behalf of all oppressed peoples.
In the days following the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Dean Crowell and 13 other law school deans came together to write a book grappling with the events from a legal perspective.
Television icon Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 and Dean Anthony W. Crowell announce a historic gift creating substantial opportunities for women to attend law school and become leaders in the legal profession.
A recent issue of preLaw magazine spotlights the benefits of attending an independent graduate institution like New York Law School.
At NYLS, students have exceptional opportunities to work with judges in one of the many courthouses near campus to gain valuable legal experience.
Fill out this Business Needs Assessment Survey to help inform the pandemic recovery strategy for the Tribeca neighborhood.
Veterans Day is a time for the nation to come together and celebrate our veterans, and to honor their contributions and sacrifices.
NYLS’s Nonprofit and Small Business Clinic helps law students develop the knowledge and skills to handle a wide-range of transactional legal matters by working with nonprofits and small businesses throughout New York City.
NYLS proudly congratulates our friend and colleague, Professor Alvin Bragg, for making New York City history with his election as the next Manhattan District Attorney.
NYLS’s Cyberharassment Clinic provides an unprecedented opportunity for law students to represent victims of online harassment.
New York Census and Redistricting Institute has launched a statewide Public Mapping Redistricting Project to coincide with the 2021 state redistricting cycle.
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.