NYLS graduate Trisha Sobha ’19 reflects on the experience of representing a young Yemeni woman, “S.,” in the Asylum Clinic.
NYLS announced new programs and activities in coordination with the start of Legalweek 2020. In 2018, preLaw magazine ranked NYLS No. 8 of 30 “Top Schools for Legal Technology.”
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.