Published in 2000, the book launched a new field—transitional justice—that applied a legal and scholarly framework to the rapid transitions to democracy many countries experienced during the late Twentieth Century.
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.
This fall, NYLS is adding a new journal and juvenile rights clinic to its robust Family Law offerings.
This spring, Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow Jeff Wice, who leads NYLS’s Census and Redistricting Institute, has been a key voice on why Census 2020 is critical.
She will research long-term solutions for asylum seekers in Mexico.
Amid the major changes caused by COVID-19, members of the NYLS community are finding innovative ways to do meaningful work.
A new report released today by the Racial Justice Project at New York Law School (NYLS) found that New Yorkers of color are disproportionately stopped, ticketed, arrested, charged, and convicted for traffic violations and driving on a suspended license.
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.”
New York Law School (NYLS) Professor Rebecca Roiphe, an influential legal ethics scholar, will receive the Sanford D. Levy Award from the New York State Bar Association.