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).
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 course will present a survey of the legal systems and processes of Commonwealth Caribbean countries by focusing on the role of international law in the legal systems of these countries.
This course explores both scholarly and practitioner perspectives, as well as case law, to seek answers to issues of rights, social justice, inequalities, racial and gender discrimination and other constitutional issues through the lens of constitutional law and Bills of Rights.
This upper-level, substantive education law course examines how the U.S. Constitution has shaped public education and students’ and parents’ rights.
The course gives students a comprehensive history of federalism and state’s rights as they examine the U.S. constitutional plan, hammered out in military and political confrontations, judicial opinions, and Presidential proclamations.
This substantive course will focus both on understanding South Africa and its law, and on considering the contrasts between South African approaches and those of contemporary United States constitutional law.
This seminar course explores the constitutional issues raised by elections and voting, covering several major topics, including the right to vote, voter identification requirements, and reapportionment.
This course surveys First Amendment free speech law and issues in depth, including current controversies and precedents such as “commercial” or corporate speech, broadcast “indecency,” and “electioneering communications.”