Professor Wilson is an accomplished civil rights attorney who has litigated cases involving disability rights, discriminatory policing, and racial justice.
The prestigious two-year fellowship places recent law graduates in host organizations dedicated to supporting immigrants’ rights and representing those in need.
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.
NYLS earned accolades for its programs on legal technology, racial justice, public policy, and more.
Professor Cominsky’s piece focuses on how the pandemic is affecting New Yorkers involved in the criminal justice system.
This semester, NYLS’s Criminal Defense Clinic has partnered with Good Call to create comprehensive, unified training materials for its growing base of attorney volunteers,
preLaw Magazine has awarded NYLS “A” grades in Family Law and Human Rights Law.
Danney Salvatierra ’19 was always drawn to immigration law, a field that is unpredictable even in the best of times. But in Salvatierra’s first year of practice, she’s had to confront unprecedented challenges brought by COVID-19.
She will research long-term solutions for asylum seekers in Mexico.
In a new Q&A video, three current students—Shay Thomas 3L, M.J. Recanati 4L Evening, and Nick Nosce 2L—open up about their experiences at NYLS.