NYLS in the News

Epoch Times, “Do Obama’s Immigration Orders Really Open Path to Citizenship?”

By Petr Svab
February 16, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Lenni Benson
Subject: Immigration

In the DHS regulations, “there is no official recognition of this path yet,” according to Law Professor Lenni Benson from the New York Law School.

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New York Post, “Squatter takes over, rents out unfinished apartment complex.”

By Kate Briquelet
February 15, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Lucas Ferrara
Subject: Real Estate, Real Property, Apartments

It’s unlikely Zephyrin would win an adverse possession claim unless he lived there, said attorney and New York Law School Professor Lucas A. Ferrara.

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TaxProf Blog, “New York Law School Launches 2-Year JD at 2/3 the Cost, With Guaranteed Post-Graduate Fellowship.”

By Paul Caron
February 14, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Post Graduate Fellowship
Subject: Scholarship, Fellowship

With the launch of its honors program, New York Law students can receive a degree in two years instead of the typical three, and pay two-thirds of the $147,720 they would normally pay for a three-year degree program.

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The Indian Panorama, “Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.”

By Anand Ahuja
February 13, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Lenni Benson
Subject: Immigration

“Immigration law is extremely complicated-and with children, more so,” says Lenni Benson, a New York Law School professor and director of Safe Passage, a nonprofit that provides legal assistance to immigrant children in the state. Since expertise in both the family law and immigration law is required for SIJS, therefore, it’s better to retain the services of a competent attorney for these cases.

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Gotham Gazette, “Push to Expand Your Right to an Attorney Gains Momentum.”

By Samar Khurshid
February 12, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Andrew Scherer
Subject: Right to Counsel, Housing, Landlord, Tenant

More than just a human issue, it is a matter of due process, according to Andrew Scherer, Policy Director of the Impact Center for Public Interest Law at New York Law School. “It’s impossible for an unrepresented tenant to navigate the court system without having an attorney and it’s a matter of fundamental due process. It’s also good, solid public policy,” he told host Errol Louis on the Inside City Hall panel alongside Council Members Levine and Gibson.

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PodBean, “Lesbian/Gay Law Notes Podcast: February 2015.”

By Arthur Leonard
February 12, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Arthur Leonard
Subject: LGBT

Discussion of: (1) all of the marriage equality litigation news from January through the second week in February, including the announcement of the certiorari grant from the Supreme Court and the latest on the situation in Alabama; (2) an intermediate Michigan appellate court decision rejecting a First Amendment challenge from a former assistant attorney general who posted outrageous and homophobic statements on a blog; (3) a California Supreme Court ruling holding that the state’s sex offender registration law does not violate equal protection when it only mandates registration for certain sexual acts; and (4) a military appeals court voiding a sodomy conviction based on the erroneous exclusion of evidence about a penis-measuring contest among Navy men at Guantanamo.

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Crain’s New York Business, “New York Law School launches 2-year degree.”

By Yoona Ha
February 12, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Post Graduate Fellowship
Subject: Fellowship, Honors Program, Two-year degree program

Aspiring lawyers attending New York Law School can now step up to the bar in record time. With the launch of its honors program, New York Law students can receive a degree in two years instead of the typical three and pay two-thirds of the $147,720 they would normally pay for a three-year degree program.

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International Chamber of Commerce, “10th ICC Mediation Competition enters final rounds.”

February 10, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Dispute Resolution Team
Subject: Dispute Resolution Team

The quarterfinalists include three universities competing in the ICC Mediation Competition for the first time: Florida International University College of Law; New York Law School; and the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv (Ukraine).

 

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CoinDesk, “SWIFT Event to Discuss Bitcoin’s Impact on Banking.”

By Tanaya Macheel
February 10, 2015

 

 

 

 

NYLS Faculty Houman Shadab
Subject: Bitcoin, Banking, Finance

Head of banking markets Wim Raymaekers will moderate the panel, which will include Cheryl Gurz, managing director of the Emerging Technology Segment at BNY Mellon Treasury Services; Marc Hochstein, editor in chief of American Banker; and New York Law School professor and Coin Center fellow Houman Shadab.

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Gotham Gazette, “The Week Ahead in New York Politics.”

By Rati Mukhuradze and Ben Max
February 09, 2015

 

 

 

 

Impact Center for Public Interest Law; NYLS Events
Subject: Events

The Safe Passage Project and the Diane Abbey Law Institute for Children and Families of the Impact Center for Public Interest Law at New York Law School Present: Unaccompanied Immigrant Children and the “Priority Docket”: New York’s Experience on Tuesday evening at New York Law School.

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