In honor of Women’s History Month, NYLS pays tribute to alumnae who lead local bar associations.
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’s Impact Center for Public Interest Law has published a series of tributes to 18th- and 19th-Century civil rights pioneers in honor of Black History Month.
Professor Cominsky’s piece focuses on how the pandemic is affecting New Yorkers involved in the criminal justice system.
This year’s celebration comes at a deeply somber time, when Black Americans disproportionately bear the unjust burden of a global pandemic and a national crisis in policing.
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 better our country on behalf of people of color, and all oppressed peoples.
Take a look at NYLS’s top-performing feature stories in 2020.
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.