In this co-curricular course, NYLS students are responsible for editing and source-checking each article that is selected for publication in The Family Law Quarterly (FLQ).
The course covers fundamental accounting techniques in the contexts in which a lawyer is likely to confront accounting issues.
The complexity of modern government means that much governing is done by administrative agencies with quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial, as well as executive, functions. This course explores those administrative processes and procedures.
This course will cover the basic procedural and substantive issues involved in the filing, preparation, and arguing of an appeal, including the requirement of preservation and the applicable standard of review.
This course examines the tax consequences of various forms of taxable as well as nontaxable mergers and acquisitions.
As part of the NYLS Core Curriculum, this course consolidates the predictive analysis and professional writing skills that first-year students have been developing.
This course is intended for students who want to improve their ability to write sharp, clear prose, to edit their own and others’ writing, and to become more comfortable with the art of composing and organizing written material.
This advanced legal writing seminar is designed to bring writing and editing skills to the next level through a combination of intensive in-class focus on the skills of writing and editing, followed by individualized instruction.
This upper-level course examines legal issues related to the initial development of real estate from the ground up and complex issues related to the financing, ownership, and operation of commercial properties.
This course focuses on current issues in wealth transfer taxation, including valuation, asset protection, and strategies for dealing with the scheduled repeal of the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes.