When considering ways to give back to NYLS, Herman Edelman ’56 had two goals: to help pro se litigants—those representing themselves in court—and to support practical training. Through a gift he made earlier this year, Edelman accomplished both.
As 2019 draws to a close, here’s a look at NYLS’s top-performing feature stories this year.
Through NYLS’s Moot Court Association (MCA), students sharpen their appellate oral advocacy and brief-writing skills while representing the School in competitions across the country. This fall, NYLS was a quarterfinalist in two major moot court competitions, with support through a new MCA Senior Fellow Program.
NYLS’s Dispute Resolution Team is celebrating a string of victories this month.
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).
NYLS’s Asylum Clinic has succeeded in securing asylum for M.A., a man who fled Ghana seeking safety in the United States.
Summer is a valuable time for NYLS students to gain hands-on experience, expand their professional networks, deepen their practice area interests, and work alongside other NYLS students and NYLS alumni.
I want to take this opportunity to share why NYLS’s approach to professional development is unique and effective.
NYLS’s Cyberharassment Clinic, led by Adjunct Professor Andrew Santa Ana, is the only law school clinic exclusively dedicated to helping victims of online harassment obtain justice.