“It’s a beautiful day to graduate law school,” Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell said, to the cheers of graduates, loved ones, and the NYLS community.
The Ronald H. Filler Institute for Financial Services Law held a special program on financial services law in conjunction with Women in Derivatives (WIND), a nonprofit organization that aims to attract, retain, educate, and develop female leaders in the financial industry.
The Honorable Kathy Hochul, 57th Governor of the State of New York, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at New York Law School’s 131st Commencement Ceremony.
After a semester of classes with Street Law Clinic students, high school students from the Charter High School for Law and Social Justice came to NYLS to show off their skills in a moot court competition.
For the first time since 2019, New York Law School graduates convened in person for the 130th Commencement Exercises—a joyful return to in-person ceremony and celebration.
Television icon Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 will give the keynote address for NYLS’s first traditional in-person commencement ceremony in three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
NYLS announced new programs and activities in coordination with the start of Legalweek 2020. In 2018, preLaw magazine ranked NYLS No. 8 of 30 “Top Schools for Legal Technology.”
On November 1, NYLS hosted Laurence H. Tribe, the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard Law School, for the 2019 Sidney Shainwald Public Interest Lecture.