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 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 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.
A statutory course that deals with the laws, regulations and underlying policy related bankruptcy sought by individuals and business entities.
This seminar course will provide students with an overview of children’s and family law issues in New York, including the structure of the Family Court system, child welfare, juvenile justice, education, domestic violence advocacy, mental health, and matrimonial law.
This simulation course is designed to introduce students to lawyering skills in the context of representing or serving children and their families.
This Core Curriculum course introduces students to the rules governing the conduct of civil litigation in the United States.
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.
This course provides students with a deep analysis of the statutes, case law, and policies related to civil rights in the United States by examining federal civil rights laws and the provision that creates a federal cause of action to remedy violations of rights.
This is a substantive course essential for any student interested in constitutional law or civil liberties. The course explores First Amendment protections for freedom of speech and freedom of religion, the Fifth Amendment Takings Clause, and more.