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 seminar course offers the opportunity for intense and robust investigation of discrete issues arising in the course of resolving disputes by means other than the courts.
This course introduces students to the law and skills involved in criminal practice, including a semester-long case simulation to help students hone the skills they learn.
This course deals with the substantive and procedural laws and policy related to a divorce action in New York State, guiding students from initial interview through final argument.
This course will examine the legal classification and laws protecting nonhuman animals, as well as a number of topics that fall within the general heading “animal law.”
The objectives of the course are to examine the legal history of people of Asian descent in the United States; to understand the prominent role that Asian Americans have played in the nation’s legal and political history; and to understand the perceptions and experiences of Asian Americans in contemporary society.
In this upper-level clinic, students are trained to represent immigrant clients under faculty supervision and argue cases in the Immigration Court and before the Newark and New York Asylum Offices on behalf of refugees fleeing persecution in their home countries.