The course addresses both the public policy issues related to creating affordable housing within vibrant communities and the legal tools and strategies in the private and public sectors to achieve this goal.
In this year-long clinic, students will engage in impact litigation and other forms of legal and strategic policy advocacy to advance the cause of social justice.
In this clinic, students will assist clients with estate planning, adult guardianships, and/or needs-based public benefits, and work in partnership with community members to provide education and develop advocacy related to the issues of aging, illness, and special needs.
In this clinic, students will interview clients, draft documents, conduct legal research, and engage in community outreach, as they experience Family Court practice and learn more about the Family Court Act and a range of family law matters.
This course delves into the legal and ethical issues around guardianship. Students will learn about the process and ways to deal with the issues of whether a person needs a guardian, and if so, what powers should be given to the guardian.
New York Law School regularly fields a team to the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot, the world’s largest competitive moot competition.
This upper-level seminar will introduce students to the principles of insurance law nationwide, with an emphasis on New York and New Jersey practice.
This course introduces students to the practice of mindfulness in the legal profession and will offer techniques for incorporating mindfulness principles in practice.
The Mini-M.B.A. is a five-day program that aims to present a coherent framework of inter-related and inter-dependent concepts essential for in-house counsel positions.
This course examines the theories and practical realities of police regulation, exploring assumptions about the police function, policy implications for criminal law, the balance between police power and constitutional protections, and more.