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.