Faculty News

NYLS’s faculty members produce influential and timely scholarship that advances legal education and breaks new ground. Read about some of their selected works.

Faculty News

New York Law School’s faculty members produce influential and timely scholarship that advances legal education and breaks new ground.

Upcoming Faculty Events

september

fri18sep12:30 pm2:00 pm(South Africa Reading Group) Professor Shireen Hassim Presents "Landscape for a Rebel Woman: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Violence, and the Intimacies of Gender in South African Politics"

october

fri16oct12:30 pm2:00 pm(South Africa Reading Group) Professor Imraan Coovadia presents, Revolution and Non-Violence in Tolstoy, Gandhi and Mandela

november

fri20nov12:30 pm2:00 pm(South Africa Reading Group) The Honorable Dikgang Moseneke presents, All Rise: A Judicial Memoir

december

fri18dec12:30 pm2:00 pm(South Africa Reading Group) Panel Discussion on, And Justice for All: Arthur Chaskalson and the Struggle for Equality in South Africa

Selected works from 2019 and 2020 are below:

Law Reviews

  • “Penalties: Punishments, Prices, or Rewards” by Robert BleckerNew York Law School Law Review
  • “Some Thoughts About Fair Use and Harm to Third Parties” by Richard ChusedUCLA Law Review Discourse
  • “Court-to-School Pipelines: Meeting Special Education Needs for Students on Juvenile Probation in New York” by Lisa Grumet—New York Law School Law Review
  • “Hidden Nondefense: Partisanship in State Attorneys General Amicus Briefs and the Need for Transparency” by Lisa Grumet—Fordham Law Review
  • “Prejudice-Based Rights in Criminal Procedure” by Justin Murray—University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  • “Education Delayed is Education Denied” by Samantha Pownall ’11New York Law School Law Review
  • “The Historical Significance of Judge Learned Hand: What Endures and Why?” by Edward A. Purcell Jr.—Arizona State Law Journal
  • “Punishment Without Process: ‘Victim Impact’ Proceedings For Dead Defendants” by Rebecca Roiphe (co-author)—Fordham Law Review
  • “A Typology of Department of Justice Lawyers” by Rebecca Roiphe—North Carolina Law Review
  • “Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Free Speech Legacy” by Nadine Strossen—Hasting Law Journal 

Books and Chapters

  • Citizen Capitalism: How a Universal Fund Can Provide Influence and Income to All by Tamara Belinfanti (co-author) (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2019)
  • Immigration and Nationality Law: Strategies and Problems, Second Edition by Lenni Benson (Carolina Academic Press, 2019)
  • Protecting Migrant Children: In Search of Best Practice by Lenni Benson (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019)
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates: A Contemporary Approach by Lloyd Bonfield and William P. LaPiana (West Academic, 2019)
  • Legal Reasoning Case Files by Kris Franklin (Carolina Academic Press, 2019)
  • Sexuality Law, Third Edition by Arthur Leonard (co-author) (Carolina Academic Press, 2019)
  • Cases and Text on Property, Seventh Edition by Gerald Korngold (co-author) (Aspen Press, 2019)
  • Antonin Scalia and American Constitutionalism by Edward A. Purcell Jr. (Oxford University Press, 2020)
  • Residential Landlord-Tenant Law in New York, 2019–20 Edition by Andrew Scherer (Thomson Reuters, 2020)
  • A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age by Richard Sherwin (co-editor) (Bloomsbury, 2019)
  • Chapter: “Political Change, Activism, and the Evolution of Judicial Culture in the Scholarship of Daniel Lev” by Frank Munger in The Politics of Court Reform: Judicial Change and Legal Culture in Indonesia (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
  • Chapter: “Sovereign Imaginaries: Visualizing the Sacred Foundation of Law’s Authority” by Richard Sherwin in Law as Religion, Religion as Law (Cambridge University Press, 2019)

Other Works by Area of Focus

Arts and Culture

  • “Sculpture, Industrial Design, Architecture, and the Right to Control Use of Publicly Displayed Works” by Richard ChusedNorthwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
  • “‘Temporary’ Conceptual Art: Property and Copyright, Hopes and Prayers” by Richard ChusedRutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal
  • Multiple pieces analyzing developments in cases affecting the LGBTQ community by Arthur LeonardGay City News and LGBT Law Notes
  • “Character is a sacred bond: Reflections on sovereignty, grace, and resistance” by Richard SherwinAngelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities
  • “Visual Literacy for the Legal Profession” by Richard SherwinJournal of Legal Education
  • “Who Am I Now? Identity in the Age of the Digital Baroque” by Richard SherwinMaTerre

Business and Tax

  • “Has the United States Really Moved to a Territorial System, Or Is It False Advertising?” by Alan Appel ’76 (co-author)—Tax Notes International
  • “Farewell Downton Abbey, Adieu Primogeniture and Entail: Britain’s Brief Encounter with Forced Heirship” by Lloyd BonfieldAmerican Journal of Legal History
  • “What is the Implication of the Recent Prime International Case on Global Trading?” by Ronald FillerFutures & Derivatives Law Report

Constitutional Law

  • “Let Us Now Praise Corporate Persons” by Doni GewirtzmanPublic Books
  • “What the Constitution Means to Us” by Doni GewirtzmanPublic Books
  • “Republications must not abandon originalism of the Constitution” by Edward A. Purcell Jr.The Hill
  • “The Senate itself is on trial” by Edward A. Purcell Jr.The Hill
  • “Trump and the Coming Moment of Truth for the Federal Judiciary” by Edward A. Purcell Jr.The Hill
  • “Why law of evidence supports the verdict that the president is guilty” by Edward A. Purcell Jr.The Hill
  • “Resisting Hate with Free Speech: Why the ACLU supports free speech, even when that speech is repugnant” by Nadine StrossenDelaware Lawyer

Criminal Law and Public Policy

  • “ICE Raids Bear a Disturbing Resemblance to the ‘Pass Raids’ of Apartheid” by Penelope AndrewsSlate
  • “AG Barr is right to resume death penalty for vicious killers” by Robert Blecker— Fox News
  • “Pittsburgh synagogue massacre is a crime that deserves death penalty” by Robert Blecker— Fox News
  • “Eric Garner is proof that we need to reform laws on excessive force” by Alvin BraggThe Washington Post
  • “Police discipline: Turn on the lights. New York State law’s ban on releasing basic information about cops’ records hurts law enforcement and civilians alike” by Alvin BraggNew York Daily News
  • “We must reopen Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein’s cases” by Alvin BraggAmsterdam News
  • “Trouble Counting to Three: Circuit Splits and Confusion in Interpreting the Prison Litigation Reform Act’s ‘Three Strikes Rule,’ 28 U.S.C. § 1915(g)” by Molly ManningCornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • “Americans Should Be Grateful to Mueller for His Decision Not to Accuse Trump of a Crime” by Rebecca RoipheSlate
  • “Barr Is Wrong: Mueller Was Dead Right on Trump and Obstruction” by Rebecca RoipheDaily Beast
  • “The Judge in Epstein’s Case Should Not Turn the Dismissal Into a Drama for the Victims” by Rebecca Roiphe (co-author)—National Law Journal
  • “When Your Boss Trump Punches, Hit Back” by Rebecca RoipheDaily Beast
  • “U.S.A. v. NYCHA: Judge Pauley Rejects the Proposed Consent Decree” by Ross SandlerCityLand

International Law

  • Book review on From Prohibited Immigrants to Citizens: The Origins of Citizenship and Nationality in South Africa by Penelope AndrewsLaw & Society Review
  • “An Alternative Path to Rule of Law? Thailand’s 21st-Century Administrative Courts” by Frank Munger (co-author)—Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies
  • “Criminal Justice and Human Rights: When Justice Is for the Peace” by Ruti TeitelInternational and Transitional Criminal Justice & Human Rights
  • “Should America Ever Apologize?” by Ruti TeitelProject Syndicate

Professionalism and Ethics

  • “Social Justice in Legal Clinics: The Nonprofit and Small Business Clinic at New York Law School” by Anna Cominsky ’05Clinical Legal Education Association blog
  • “Academic highlight: The need for transparency in state attorneys general amicus briefs” by Lisa GrumetSCOTUSBlog
  • “Growing the Resistance: A Call to Action for Transactional Lawyers in the Era of Trump” by Gowri KrishnaTennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice
  • “A New Trust Code for New York” by William P. LaPianaNew York Law Journal
  • “Criticize Rudy Giuliani All You Want But Don’t Take Away His Law License” by Rebecca RoipheNew York Law Journal

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