New York Law School (NYLS) Professor Rebecca Roiphe, an influential legal ethics scholar, will receive the Sanford D. Levy Award from the New York State Bar Association.
Shortly before his death in March 2019, Professor Stephen J. Ellmann finished his masterwork: a biography of the late Judge Arthur Chaskalson, the first President of South Africa’s Constitutional Court and Professor Ellmann’s longtime friend.
Professor Edward A. Purcell Jr. is the Joseph Solomon Distinguished Professor at NYLS and one of the nation’s foremost authorities on the history of the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal judicial system. Purcell published a trio of op-eds in The Hill related to the ongoing impeachment proceedings and presidential executive power.
As 2019 draws to a close, here’s a look at NYLS’s top-performing feature stories this year.
In New York City, there is heavy demand for lawyers who can operate on the global stage. Founded in 1996 with funding from the Starr Foundation, NYLS’s Center for International Law is a hub of activities for students pursuing international business, international law, and global human rights.
New York, NY (November 8, 2019) – Lenni B. Benson has been appointed the Distinguished Chair in Immigration and Human Rights Law at New York Law School (NYLS), Dean Anthony W. Crowell announced today. Professor Benson is an internationally recognized advocate who has taught at NYLS for 25 years and established NYLS’s Immigration Law and Litigation Clinic.
NYLS’s Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic seeks to right these wrongs while providing NYLS students with valuable investigative and criminal procedure skills training.
On October 4, NYLS will host the all-day 2019 Northeast Regional Convening of the American Constitution Society (ACS).
A new piece of commentary by the Public Rights Project spotlights Professor Lisa Grumet’s research on state attorneys general and a practice she calls “hidden nondefense.”
Professor Lenni Benson, one of the country’s top experts on child immigration, is featured in a new video project with a powerful mission: advocating for children detained at the U.S.-Mexico Border.