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NYLS, Interfaith Center of New York, and State Bar Association Offer Lawyering and Religious Diversity Training

The training, which offers CLE credit, will help attorneys work effectively with clients from New York City’s diverse faith communities, in order to ensure equal access to justice for New Yorkers of all religious and secular backgrounds.
Celebrating Professor Ruti Teitel's Landmark Book

International Law Scholars Honor Professor Ruti Teitel’s Landmark Book on Its 20th Anniversary

Published in 2000, the book launched a new field—transitional justice—that applied a legal and scholarly framework to the rapid transitions to democracy many countries experienced during the late Twentieth Century.
Professor Emerita Aleta Estreicher

Colleagues Remember Professor Emerita Aleta Estreicher

Colleagues Remember Professor Emerita Aleta Estreicher New York Law School mourns the loss of Professor Emerita Aleta Estreicher (1948–2020). Members of the faculty and administration recently shared their reflections on Professor Estreicher, a beloved longtime colleague and a recognized authority…
The Venable-NYLS Summer Associate Simulation Program

New York Law School and Venable LLP Announce Innovative Summer Associate Simulation Program

This summer, NYLS and Venable LLP are partnering on an innovative simulation program to provide NYLS students with academic credits and opportunities to work through real-world legal challenges related to COVID-19.
Driving While Black and Latinx: Stops, Fines, Fees, and Unjust Debts

New Report Finds New York Has Severe Racial Disparities in Traffic Enforcement and Driver’s License Suspensions

A new report released today by the Racial Justice Project at New York Law School (NYLS) found that New Yorkers of color are disproportionately stopped, ticketed, arrested, charged, and convicted for traffic violations and driving on a suspended license.