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New York Law School Magazine, Vol. 40, No. 1

Check out the latest digital issue of our School’s magazine highlighting accomplishments from Spring and Summer 2023.

You’ll find a deep dive into sports law at NYLS, a review of our faculty’s achievements, and much more.

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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.
Photograph of NYLS glass-covered building at dusk; NYLS Pro, Part-Time Evening Division for Working Professionals

New York Law School Introduces “NYLS Pro” a Reimagined Evening Division for Today’s Working Professionals

NYLS is meeting the evolving needs of 21st century working professionals committed to transforming their careers with a redesigned Evening Division that’s more accessible, flexible, and affordable.
Congratulations to City and State's "50 over 50" NYLS honorees, Ross F. Moskowitz and Jeffrey M. Wice

Trustee Ross F. Moskowitz ’84 and Adjunct Professor Jeffrey M. Wice Named to City & State’s “50 Over 50”

Trustee Ross F. Moskowitz ’84 and Adjunct Professor Jeffrey M. Wice are among “the age disruptors who changed New York” named in City & State’s new “50 Over 50” list.
Headshot of Erin Bond with the text: Erin Felker Bond ’08 as Associate Dean for Academic Planning and Career Development

New York Law School Appoints Erin Felker Bond ’08 as Associate Dean for Academic Planning and Career Development

A leader and innovative administrator, Erin Bond ’08 will build upon NYLS’s record of career placement success and ensure graduates thrive in a transforming legal industry.
"Wilf Impact Center for Public Interest Law" text against a background image of a dictionary definition of the word equality

New York Law School Receives Transformative Gift to Establish a National Public Interest Scholars Program

Dean Anthony W. Crowell and NYLS Trustee and distinguished alumnus Zygi Wilf ’74, Principal Owner of the Minnesota Vikings, announce a historic $5-million gift that will expand NYLS’s public interest work.
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Philips Device Users, Civil Rights and Disability Advocates Call for Immediate Repair and Replacement of Recalled Philips Respironics Devices

Philips device users, the Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic at NYLS, and more than two dozen disability rights organizations and advocates, sent a letter to Philips Respironics requesting immediate action to repair, replace, and offer guidance to medical professionals on recalled devices relied upon by many users for life-sustaining care.

Sherbune Paul ’16 Elected President of the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York

As a young child, Sherbune Paul ’16 wasn’t sure what lawyers did—but she knew she wanted to become one. Paul is now a Supervising Attorney at the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission. Tonight, she will be inducted as President of the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York.
Matthew Gaeta 2L Evening

Matthew Gaeta 2L Evening Is a Rising Star Sports Agent by Day, Law Student by Night

At age 20, Gaeta took the Major League Baseball Players Association agent certification exam, built a business plan, and founded his own company, Gaeta Sports Management, becoming one of the youngest certified agents in the sport’s history.
Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell addresses a classroom of law students

Dean Crowell’s Lessons in Leadership Featured in Inside Higher Ed

When Dean Anthony Crowell was asked to speak to fellow law deans at a meeting hosted by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) about how to support students through this election season, the lessons he learned leading New York Law School through the 2016 election were top of mind.

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.