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.
This Sunday, June 19 our nation will celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
The Fines & Fees Justice Center, located at NYLS, has received a generation donation to support the organization’s efforts to restore integrity to the U.S. justice system by eliminating the harmful and unjust impacts of fines and fees.
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.
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.
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we’ve compiled a sampling of articles from our archives that highlight women and law.
Members of the NYLS community gathered for a panel discussion about the impact of the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and how his principles can be used to meet the challenges of racial justice we face today.
PreLaw Magazine’s Winter 2022 issue honored the work of our community in three distinguished areas: 25 Most Innovative Schools, Leaders in Public Policy, and Best Schools for Hispanics.
Today we honor the memory of our most iconic civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who possessed boundless courage and an enduring passion to uplift our country on behalf of all oppressed peoples.
Television icon Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 and Dean Anthony W. Crowell announce a historic gift creating substantial opportunities for women to attend law school and become leaders in the legal profession.