Jedediah Purdy, Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law at Duke University Law School, will deliver “This Land is Our Land: Nature and Nationalism in the Age of Trump,” a free public lecture, on Wed., March 7.
Although the United States is one of the wealthiest nations in the world, the American Dream is quickly becoming the American Illusion, according to NYU Law Professor Philip Alston, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.
NYU School of Law has announced a grant of $5 million from the Government of Japan for an endowment of the U.S.-Asia Law Institute (USALI) to ensure its long-term sustainability and to promote the use of international law to resolve conflicts and disputes in Asia.
The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law and the International Center on Transitional Justice will host “Reckoning with Racial Injustice in the United States,” the Ninth Annual Emilio Mignone Lecture on Transitional Justice, on Thursday, November 9, 2017.
NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Educational Theatre will stage two events this month to celebrate the women of New York State winning the right to vote a century ago, exploring the historical context through the individuals who fought for the cause.
NYU School of Law announced today the creation of the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center (State Impact Center) dedicated to helping state attorneys general fight against regulatory roll-backs and other actions that undermine key clean energy, climate change, and environmental values and protections.
The Center for Labor and Employment Law at NYU Law will host the 70th annual conference on law and labor, “Sharing the Gains of the US Global Economy,” on June 8-9, 2017.
The Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU School of Law will host “Defending Dissent: Human Rights and Civil Society in the Global Crackdown,” a conference that brings together leading human rights activists, lawyers, and scholars from India, China, Russia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Turkey, and Egypt.
NYU Law will host “Regarded As,” a discussion with leading thinkers about how Islamophobia affects both Muslims and those “regarded as” Muslim.