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 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.
As a post-introductory offering in the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program, this seminar 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 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 provide an overview of federal, constitutional, and statutory antidiscrimination law and explore questions about the development, direction, and efficacy of antidiscrimination law.
A statutory course that deals with the laws, regulations and underlying policy related bankruptcy sought by individuals and business entities.
This upper-level seminar class will introduce and familiarize students with the federal decennial census process and why it’s important to the nation and to New York in particular.
In this upper-level clinic, students will be trained in child protective law and procedure to represent the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) in matters involving children’s welfare.