NYLS in the News

Breakfast Forum Event on Zoning featured in “No more rubber stamps: City Council is pickier about rezoning”

November 30, 2016

NYLS Centers: Center for Real Estate Studies and CityLaw Event featured in The Real Deal

Kimball was one of four panelists at the New York Law School on Wednesday who discussed the city’s current zoning law and its future. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) program was one of the biggest changes in how the city — and in turn, developers — handles zoning.

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Vincent Viola ’83 mentioned “Brooklyn Law School professor in bitter eviction war”

November 29, 2016

NYLS Alumni: Vincent Viola ’83 mentioned in New York Post article

Viola’s company is suing the school for $2 million, and the school has sued Murumba in city Housing Court.

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Mae Estrada and NYLS Two Year Program quoted and featured “Coming to Grips with Change: Law Schools Respond with Innovative Approaches”

November 22, 2016

NYLS Academics: Mae Estrada and Two Year Program featured on CLEO Edge 2017

“”New York Law School is the first law school in the nation to reduce the cost of tuition for an accelerated program by a third,” said Mae Estrada, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and Deputy Diversity Officer…[Furthermore] New York Law School will also guarantee postgraduate fellowships to all two-year honor students through partnerships with firms, companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.”

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CityLaw Breakfast featured in “NYC public advocate ‘rushing’ to help immigrants ahead of Trump”

November 18, 2016

NYLS Center: CityLaw Breakfast featured in Newsday

“My goal is to make sure that every undocumented immigrant in our city gets a shot at it,” said James, who is first in line to succeed the mayor.

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Jeffrey Alfano ’04 profiled in “Staten Island lawyer finds success with new firm”

November 17, 2016

NYLS Alumni: Jeffrey Alfano ’04 profiled by the Staten Island Advance

Lawyers are at the center of civilized life. Lawyers, for the most part, write the laws and regulations, interpret them, and fight to ensure equality under the law. The law in western democratic society acts as the great equalizer,” he said.

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Annual NYLS Gala celebrating “Powerful Partnerships” with honorees, Christa H. ’79 and John J. Reddy Jr. ’79

November 15, 2016

NYLS Events: Gala 2016

The Annual NYLS Gala was held on Tuesday, November 15, at Three Sixty, 10 Desbrosses Street. The theme was celebrating “Powerful Partnerships” and the honorees were Christa H. ’79 and John J. Reddy Jr. ’79.

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Laura Ricciardi ’96 mentioned in “Brendan Dassey of ‘Making a Murderer’ Is to Be Freed While State Appeals Ruling”

November 14, 2016

NYLS Alumni: Laura Ricciardi ’96

Brendan Dassey, one of two Wisconsin men who were found guilty in 2007 in the sexual assault and killing of a photographer and who were featured in the Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer,” should be freed from prison while the state appeals a ruling overturning his conviction, a federal judge ruled on Monday.

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Adele Bernhard and NYLS Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic featured “Reversal of Conviction in Toddler’s Death Upheld”

November 14, 2016

NYLS Clinic: Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic featured in NYLJ

Bailey’s quest for a new trial was argued by Adele Bernhard, supervising attorney of the New York Law School’s Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic.

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Dennis DiSabato ’04 featured in “Meet the candidates in the running for Horry County Council”

November 06, 2016

NYLS Alumni: Dennis DiSabato ’04 featured on Myrtle Beach Online

Question | List three things that you would like to work on if elected.

Answer | 1.) See more of our tax revenue be returned to myrtle beach and Carolina Forest for infrastructure programs, 2.) Increase resources for police to provide better training and hiring more qualified officers, 3.) Provide efficient and effective constituent service for all residents of District 3.

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Gloria Chacon ’13 was featured by NY1, “NYer of the Week: Gloria Chacon Opens Doors for People New to Country.”

November 05, 2016

Now 28, Gloria is using her law degree from New York Law School to help others.

She’s an Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow at the nonprofit organization The Door. It provides free legal services to youth seeking citizenship and fighting deportation.

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