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06/14/19  •  Five Things to Know About Preparing for Law School

05/22/19  •  NYLS’s 127th Commencement Celebrates Lawyers’ Role in Upholding the Rule of Law

05/15/19  •  Reflections From the Class of 2019

05/06/19  •  NYLS Plays Key Role in 2019 NALP Conference

04/26/19  •  Housing Justice Leadership Institute Featured in the New York Community Trust Newsletter

04/22/19  •  NYLS Environmental Law Highlights

04/22/19  •  Photo Highlight: NYLS at the “Higher Education Power 50” Reception

04/15/19  •  “preLaw” Magazine Awards NYLS Top Grades in Three Areas

04/11/19  •  NYLS Celebrates Scholars and Donors

03/27/19  •  NYLS’s Annual Wagner Moot Court Competition Draws Students From Across the Country

03/13/19  •  NYLS Celebrates Women’s History Month

03/07/19  •  NYLS Hosts PlayCo Public Workshop Series on Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

02/27/19  •  NYLS Students Win Asylum for Client Who Fled Persecution in the Congo

02/22/19  •  NYLS to Host NYC’s Only Career Fair for First-Year LGBT Law Students

02/21/19  •  NYLS Debuts New Resources to Support Evening Students’ Success

02/12/19  •  Five Things to Know About 21st-Century Legal Careers

01/28/19  •  Students and Alumni Contribute Over 1,000 Hours to LawHelpNY

01/22/19  •  NYLS Gears Up for MLK “Week of Action”

01/14/19  •  “Keith Haring’s New York” Comes to NYLS

01/09/19  •  New York Times Magazine Spotlights the Fines and Fees Justice Center

12/17/18  •  Top 15 Community News Stories of 2018

11/11/18  •  NYLS and WorldPride 2019

11/10/18  •  NYLS Earns Top Scores in Business Law, Family Law, Tax Law, and Legal Technology From “preLaw” Magazine

10/24/18  •  Five Things to Know About Requesting a Letter of Recommendation

09/07/18  •  Five Things to Know About Writing a Powerful Personal Statement

09/04/18  •  NYLS Earns High Scores in Criminal Law and Public Interest Law

08/28/18  •  Faculty and Alumni in the News 

08/10/18  •  NYLS Wins Recognition for Supporting Diversity in the Legal Profession

08/07/18  •  NYLS Team Journeys Upstate to Assist Detained Immigrants

08/06/18  •  NYLS Hosts Northeast Job Fair for the National Black Law Students Association

07/25/18  •  NYLS’s Immigration Law Leadership

07/17/18  •  NYLS Leaders Present at the 2018 NALP Conference

06/20/18  •  On World Refugee Day 2018, Listen to a Podcast With Professor Claire R. Thomas ’11

06/06/18  •  NYLS’s 126th Commencement Celebrates Public Service, the Rule of Law, and Lawyers’ Critical Work Around the World

05/23/18  •  NYLS Prepares to Celebrate Its 126th Commencement

04/02/18  •  NYLS Earns New Accolades from “preLaw” Magazine

03/27/18  •  NYLS Hosts Internet Law Scholars From Around the World

03/01/18  •  NYLS Celebrates 2018 Diversity Champions

02/08/18  •  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Reflects on Her Life and Legacy

02/02/18  •  NYLS Prepares to Welcome Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

02/02/18  •  Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic Helps Client Secure Parole

01/30/18  •  NYLS Hosts Free Clinics for 9/11 Survivors and Responders

01/26/18  •  This Month at NYLS: February 2018

01/26/18  •  Northeast Black Law Students Association Honors NYLS’s Aisha Joseph

01/16/18  •  NYLS Honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Service Project

12/08/17  •  NYLS to Host National Conference on Sexual Harassment in the Government Workplace

12/08/17  •  Swati Parikh Honored for Public Interest Career Advising

10/05/17  •  The New York State Constitutional Convention: Process and Possibilities

09/22/17  •  NYLS Response to Recent Natural Disasters

08/30/17  •  NYLS Supports Texas and Louisiana

06/20/17  •  Safe Passage Project Interns Voice Their Support for Young Immigrants

06/16/17  •  NYLS Hosts Ethics Scholars from Around the Country

05/26/17  •  Commencement 2017: Media Highlights

04/25/17  •  Impact Center Symposium Draws Leaders on School Equity Issues 

04/19/17  •  NYLS Clinic Files Amicus Brief in High-Profile Immigrant Youth Detention Case

03/21/17  •  Law School Gears Up to Host 41st Annual Wagner Competition 

03/10/17  •  Law School Honors 2017 Diversity Champions 

03/08/17  •  School’s Racial Justice Project Authors Influential Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case

03/06/17  •  New York Law School Community Responds to the Trump Administration’s Latest Actions 

02/27/17  •  Conference Explores How Girls and Boys Experience the Juvenile Justice System  

02/17/17  •  New York Law School Explores the “Things” in the Internet of Things

02/08/17  •  Trustee Updates | Steven E. Pegalis ’65 and James D. Zirin

02/03/17  •  New York Law School Dives into an Unprecedented Immigration Law Challenge

07/17/19  •  Professor Ari Ezra Waldman Named Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy at Princeton University

07/12/19  •  Professor Jacob Sherkow Co-Authors Article on “Biohacking” in Science Magazine

06/06/19  •  Professor Lisa Grumet Pens SCOTUSBlog Guest Post

05/16/19  •  Professor Ari Ezra Waldman Receives Research Fellowship on Technology and Civil Rights

03/26/19  •  Faculty Spotlight: Professor Richard Chused’s Study of Gender and the Law

03/20/19  •  Professor Jacob Sherkow Selected for Prestigious Biotech Ethics Fellowship

03/14/19  •  In the News: Faculty Members on Police Records, Facebook, Congress, and More

03/09/19  •  Message From the Dean on the Passing of Professor Stephen J. Ellmann

02/01/19  •  Professor Mariana Hogan to Co-Direct a National Trial Skills Program

01/28/19  •  Professor Ari Ezra Waldman Named a Finalist for a National Scholarly Writing Award

11/30/18  •  Professor Rebecca Roiphe Appears on CBS News

11/14/18  •  Professor Lenni Benson Takes Her New Book, “Protecting Migrant Children,” to Audiences Near and Far

10/04/18  •  13 NYLS Professors Join Hundreds of Other Female Law Professors in Public Letter to Senate

09/28/18  •  Professor Ari Waldman to Testify on Capitol Hill for a Second Time

09/17/18  •  Professor Nadine Strossen Keynotes Justice Department Forum on Free Speech in Higher Education

09/14/18  •  Professor F. Peter Phillips ’87 Wins Top Dispute Resolution Honor

09/11/18  •  In the News: Professor Jacob Sherkow on the High-Profile CRISPR Patent Case

08/30/18  •  The National Law Journal Spotlights Dean and Professor Emeritus James F. Simon’s New Book

08/22/18  •  Professor Rebecca Roiphe Explains Breaking Legal Developments on National TV

08/17/18  •  Professor Lenni Benson Co-Authors Letter Criticizing Immigration Court Quotas

07/26/18  •  In the News: Faculty Members on Ethics, Immigration, and Social Media Filtering

07/19/18  •  Professor Jacob Sherkow Named an Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine by the National Academy of Medicine

07/11/18  •  Professor Arthur S. Leonard Co-Authors Brief in Case on LGBT Prison Conditions

07/02/18  •  CNN Features NYLS’s Safe Passage Project and Professor Lenni Benson

06/12/18  •  Professor Lenni Benson Wins New York County Lawyers Association Award

06/11/18  •  Professor Nadine Strossen’s Book Tour Takes Her Across the Country

05/23/18  •  Professor Roiphe Discusses Prosecutorial Independence on National TV

05/22/18  •  Professor Roiphe Quoted in National Media on President Trump, the Department of Justice, and the FBI

05/17/18  •  NYLS Event for James F. Simon’s “Eisenhower vs. Warren” Airs on C-SPAN

05/04/18  •  Professor Nadine Strossen’s New Book Earns Praise and Makes Headlines

04/27/18  •  Professor Ari Waldman’s Capitol Testimony Makes News

04/24/18  •  Professor Ari Waldman to Testify on Capitol Hill

03/28/18  •  Professor Roiphe Co-Authors Op-Ed on President Trump and Prosecutorial Independence

03/09/18  •  Professor Lenni Benson Wins Award for Safe Passage Project Work

10/27/17  •  Professor Rebecca Roiphe Appointed AALS–ABA Liaison on Ethics

10/26/17  •  Top Privacy Scholars Share Their Works in Progress at NYLS

09/26/17  •  Two NYLS Professors Will Present at UPenn Law-STEM Forum

07/19/17  •  Five Lessons from the International Dispute Resolution “Boot Camp”

07/10/17  •  Insights from Professor Lenni Benson on the Flores Immigration Ruling

06/28/17  •  Q&A with Professor Doni Gewirtzman on the President’s Travel Ban

05/31/17  •  Four Longtime Professors Achieve Key Milestones

03/13/17  •  Professor Rebecca Roiphe and Legal Ethics 

02/27/17  •  Professor Andrew Scherer and the “Right to Counsel” in Eviction Cases

02/17/17  •  Professor Alan Appel ’76 on the New World of Tax Transparency

02/16/17  •  Professor Jacob Sherkow on the Ruling Over Who Owns a Powerful Gene-Editing Tool 

02/08/17  •  Faculty Commentary on the Trump Administration

07/29/19  •  Street Law Training Videos Feature NYLS Students and Campus

06/17/19  •  Yuriko Miyasaka 1L Admitted to Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program

06/11/19  •  Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic Wins Right to Appeal for Client

05/29/19  •  After More Than Two Decades in Prison, Client of the Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic Wins a New Trial

05/28/19  •  Award Highlights: Four Students Recently Honored

05/23/19  •  Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic Succeeds in Overturning Conviction of Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for 33 Years

04/09/19  •  NYLS Finishes Third in Statewide Mediation Tournament

03/25/19  •  Katie James 3L Evening Named “Law Student of the Year” Finalist

03/15/19  •  NYLS Students Win Asylum for Russian Couple Seeking Safety in the United States

03/12/19  •  NYLS Finishes Second in National Technology Moot Court Competition

03/08/19  •  NYLS Places Third in National Family Law Moot Court Competition

02/25/19  •  National American Constitution Society Features NYLS’s Chapter

02/25/19  •  Alyssa Bain 3L Selected for a Prestigious Fellowship With Immigrant Justice Corps

02/15/19  •  NYLS Finishes Second in National Immigration Law Competition

02/06/19  •  Amelia Persaud 3L Named Black Law Students Association’s Northeast Region President of the Year

02/05/19  •  Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic Wins New Hearing for Client

02/04/19  •  NYLS Clinic Students Share Their Stories

12/12/18  •  National Black Law Students Association Spotlights Maraya Aboly-Brown 1L

12/10/18  •  Law Students Provide Counsel to Diverse New York City Nonprofits and Small Businesses in Rigorous New Clinic

12/06/18  •  Inspired by Her Father, Jenna D’Attilo 3L Advocates for Veterans

12/03/18  •  NYLS Places Second in ABA Regional Arbitration Competition

12/03/18  •  Chris Fernandez 4L Balances Work and School While Looking Ahead to a Career in Litigation

11/27/18  •  American Constitution Society Spotlights Dennis Futoryan 3L

11/20/18  •  Kiran Bal 2L Will Compete in the Miss New York Pageant

10/29/18  •  Marlene Valadez 2L Named to Bar Association Leadership Role

08/10/18  •  Sophia Barclay Wins Fellowship for Her Work to Empower Women

08/03/18  •  NYLS Students Share Their Recommended Summer Reading

07/23/18  •  Mary Stewart-Holmes 2L Wins Equal Justice Works’ Public Interest Award

04/27/18  •  Evening Student Helps NYC Youth Prepare for Emergencies by Day

03/28/18  •  NYLS Places Second Nationally in Criminal Law Moot Court Competition

03/26/18  •  NYLS Event Showcases Three Award-Winning Competition Teams

03/09/18 •  The 42nd Annual Wagner Competition Is Underway at NYLS

02/08/18  •  NYLS Excels in National Moot Court Competition

11/21/17  •  NYLS Wins Regional Moot Court Competition, Advances to Nationals

11/15/17  •  NYLS Wins Statewide Student Arbitration Competition

08/21/17  •  Summer Internship Q&A: Nabeela Latif 2L

08/08/17  •  Summer Internship Q&A: Sophia Barclay 2L

07/27/17  •  Summer Internship Q&A: Anais Salazar 3L

07/20/17  •  Summer Internship Q&A: Sam Friedfeld 3L and Roxy Menhaji 3L

07/06/17  •  Summer Internship Q&A: Kimberly Kalik 3L

06/28/17  •  Summer Internship Q&A: Danielle Cipollina 2L and Stefano Perez 2L

05/19/17  •  Sophia Barclay 1L Wins Award from the Metropolitan Black Bar Association

05/09/17  •  Spotlight | After a Year-Long Deployment, Moving Ahead in Law School 

04/20/17  •  Spotlight | Pursuing Public Interest Law While Balancing a Demanding Day Job 

03/28/17  •  NYLS Shines in Student Competitions Near and Far

03/06/17  •  Sara Alpert 3L Wins Prestigious Family Law Writing Contest

02/23/17  •  New York Law School a Finalist in Major Moot Court Competition

02/23/17  •  NYLS Team Reaches Quarterfinals of International Mediation Competition 

07/25/19  •  Three Alumnae Named to Real Estate Weekly’s “Leading Ladies in Real Estate” List

07/24/19  •  Shirley Paul ’13 Named to City & State’s “Albany 40 Under 40”

06/10/19  •  Seven NYLS Alumni Make the “Staten Island Power 100” List

06/06/19  •  Distinguished Alumna Sybil Shainwald ’76 Receives Honorary Degree From William & Mary

04/25/19  •  For Two Alumni, NYLS Reunion Sparked a Business Partnership

03/29/19  •  Jennifer Harris ’11 Reflects on Her Path to a Successful Career in Big Law

02/21/19  •  Charles Phillips ’93 Ranked No. 4 on “Top 50 Tech Services CEOs of 2019” List

02/11/19  •  Cathy Yoon ’07 Reflects on the Transition from Big Banking to Life at a Blockchain Startup

02/07/19  •  Chrystina Lopera ’16 Honored for Public Service Commitment

01/25/19  •  Dominican Bar Association’s 2019 Board of Directors Includes Seven Alumni

01/18/19  •  Rick Shea ’18 Prepares to Become a U.S. Army JAG Officer in Korea

01/16/19  •  Hon. Carolyn Walker-Diallo ’03 Named Supervising Judge of Kings County Civil Court

10/22/18  •  Four Alumni Are Named to Billboard’s 2018 Top Music Lawyers List

10/15/18  •  Meet Our Honorees | Karen Artz Ash ’80

10/09/18  •  Meet Our Honorees | John D. McMahon ’76

10/03/18  •  Meet Our Honorees | Julie Muniz ’97

10/02/18  •  Alumni Abroad: Cynthia Claytor ’12

09/21/18  •  Meet Our Honorees | James Tricarico Jr. ’77

09/21/18  •  In a New Book, International Lawyer Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke ’97 Provides Key Guidance on Privileges and Immunities

09/18/18  •  NYLS Alumni Reunion Preview: Alumni Pen Past Memories and Make Way for New

09/07/18  •  NYLS Grads Are Strongly Represented Among the City Law Department’s Newest Hires

08/29/18  •  Entertainment Lawyer Julian Cordero ’14 Works on Hit Album

08/21/18  •  Shambree Bonner ’18 Wins Prestigious Real Estate Scholarship

08/16/18  •  Kris Ferranti ’09 Named a Law360 “Rising Star” for Work on Record-Breaking Real Estate Deals

08/08/18  •  NYLS Team Journeys Upstate to Assist Detained Immigrants

06/21/18  •  Niyati Sangani ’17 Wins New York State Bar Association Writing Award

04/16/18  •  NYLS’s Oldest Living Graduate Makes Headlines

02/08/18  •  Alumni Spotlight: Adena Altman ’13

01/26/18  •  Alumni Spotlight: Sylvia Pérez ’14

01/09/18  •  Alumni Spotlight: Mercedes Hobson ’13

11/27/17  •  Alumni Spotlight: Nicole Mozee ’16

11/21/17  •  Camille Mackler ’06 Helps Preserve DACA Renewals Delayed in the Mail

11/10/17  •  Alumni Spotlight: Anthony Fong ’14

10/25/17  •  Alumni Spotlight: Molly Mauck ’16

10/16/17  •  Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Abraham ’17

07/30/17  •  Three Alumni Make Billboard’s 2017 Top Music Lawyers List

03/28/17  •  Caitlin Dance ’16 Wins New York State Bar Association Writing Competition 

03/15/17  •  How Alumni Benefit from Staying in Touch with Law School Career Services