NYLS has joined the American Bar Association (ABA) and other law schools nationwide in a new five-year initiative to improve U.S. police practices and oversight.
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.
A major ruling today in Carr v. de Blasio paves the way for a judicial inquiry into the 2014 death of Eric Garner.
After years of coalition-building within the immigration law community, Mackler has become Executive Director of an innovative new nonprofit.
On August 10, Professor Alvin Bragg, Co-Director of NYLS’s Racial Justice Project, delivered oral arguments on behalf of the family of Eric Garner. The hearing—held virtually—drew widespread media coverage.
Professor Alvin Bragg will appear in court on behalf of the family of Eric Garner and police accountability advocates.
In February 2020, the Racial Justice Project published an influential report on the stark racial disparities in traffic enforcement across New York.
Professor Burkhalter has brought his experience as a retired NYPD Detective and expertise as a criminal law scholar to the national conversation on American policing.
Read Dean Crowell’s message on Pride Month and human rights.
In recent days, NYLS’s student-led organizations have shared community-wide messages expressing their support of Black Lives Matter and their commitment to advancing equity and justice within the School and the broader legal community.