Category Archives: GRADUATE AFFAIRS

Add/Drop Ends at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 4, 2014

The last daily add/drop cycle will end at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 4. No Law School classes, with the exception of Directed Research and writing credits can be added to your fall 2014 class schedule after this time. The…

November 2014 MPRE – September 10 Registration Deadline

The deadline to sign up for the November MPRE date is quickly approaching. Remember, you can sit for the MPRE even though you have not completed your Professional Responsibility class. See the basic MPRE application deadlines below, but please check the…

Environmental Law Journal Seeks Graduate Editors

The Environmental Law Journal (ELJ) is seeking LLM students to serve as Graduate Editors for the 2014-2015 academic year. ELJ’s Graduate Editors have opportunities to assist with all aspects of the Journal’s work, including reading and assessing article submissions, editing…

OGA PowerPoint Presentations

We’ll be posting our PowerPoint presentations here throughout the academic year. The LLM Overview presentation is available now at that link. We’ll be posting others soon.

Outlining and Study Techniques Workshop

Monday, Sept. 8         or      Thursday, Sept. 11 12:25-1:50 p.m.                    2:25-3:50 p.m. FH 214                                     FH 210 (Both sessions…

Spouses & Partners’ Happy Hour

. Friday, August 12 Amity Hall, 80 West 3rd St 4:00-5:00 p.m. Please RSVP here. This happy  hour is for LLM students and their spouses, partners, or significant others. We hope you get to know each other and create a support…

LLM Lecture Series: US Law Essentials

The Office of Graduate Affairs offers programming throughout the academic year, beginning with our new LLM Lecture Series. This Series was created because LLM alumni indicated that it would be very helpful to learn about basic US Law topics at…

Native French tutor sought

Professor Barry Friedman is looking for a native French tutor for his children.  He lives in the West Village.  It would be for 1-2 hours a week.  If interested, please email his wife at jillanton@aol.com.

Start of Classes Reminders Checklist for Upper-Year Students

Welcome! We hope that you had a wonderful summer. Classes begin Wednesday, August 27. Daily Add/Drop continues each day between 1:30 pm until 9:30 am the following morning until September 4 at 9:30 am. If you would like to make a…

Legislative Monday on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 and Offices Closing Early on Friday, August 29, 2014

Please be aware that that the University (and all Law School offices) will be closed from Friday, August 29 at 4:00 p.m. through Monday, September 1, 2014. All Law School classes are canceled on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014.…

Legal English Sign-Up

For those students interested in improving their English, the Law School offers a month-long, non-credit Legal English class. The class description is here. To register, stop by the Office of Graduate Affairs (Furman Hall, room 340) on Wednesday, August 27…

LLM Pro Bono Opportunity – Sidley Austin

Major international law firm Sidley Austin seeks up to five NYU LLM students for a pro bono legal internship placement with their Africa-Asia Agricultural Enterprise Pro Bono Program. In collaboration with a range of both international and community NGOs, government…

New York Bar Exam Eligibility

For those who need the LLM for NY bar eligibility, we would like you to know that the New York Court of Appeals has approved several more classes to meet its bar eligibility requirements for foreign-trained attorneys. · The following…

Coaches Sought for Jessup Moot Court Team

The NYU Law Jessup team is seeking coaches for this year’s competition. With a strong recent track record (besting Columbia to take first place in the 2013 Northeast Regionals competition and narrowly losing out to Columbia in the semifinals of…

Columbia/NYU Exchange Program – Fall 2014

On Monday, August 18, 2014, registration for the Columbia Law School/NYU School of Law Exchange Program begins. Important information about the program, the link to the online request form, and the list of Columbia classes for which NYU students may…

Seeking LLM Students to Participate in the Public Service Auction!

Welcome LLM students!  The annual NYU Public Service Auction brings the entire law school community together to raise funds for student JD summer internships and LLM pro bono programs.  More information is available on the Public Service Auction website here:…

Results of Bidding Cycle #2 and Information Regarding Add/Drop Cycles

The results of Bidding Cycle #2 have been available as of 1:30 pm on Friday, July 25 in ABRA at https://abra.law.nyu.edu/abra. Use your NetID and password to gain access. Click on the “Bidding Results” link. Green shading indicates the courses you…

ABRA: Things to Keep in Mind During Bidding Cycle #2

 •   Primary and Alternate Bids Count: You will be able to view the number of primary and alternate bids for courses in Bidding Cycle #1 during Bidding Cycle #2. •   Pre/Co-requisites: If you won a class that requires a co- or pre-requisite…

Results for ABRA Bidding Cycle #1

The results of Bidding Cycle #1 will be available in ABRA beginning at 1:30 pm on Monday, July 21, 2014. To see both your fall and spring classes please log onto: https://abra.law.nyu.edu/abra. Use your NetID and password to gain access.…

August MPRE – Late Application Deadline

The deadline to sign up for the August MPRE date is quickly approaching. Remember, you can sit for the MPRE even though you have not completed your Professional Responsibility class. See the basic MPRE application deadlines below, but please check the…

ABRA TRAINING VIDEOS AND FAQs AVAILABLE

We have posted videos at http://www.law.nyu.edu/recordsandregistration/biddingandregistration/videos that explain how the ABRA registration system works. These short videos will be helpful as you prepare to bid for 2014-2015 classes via ABRA. You will need to log in with your NetID and…

2014-2015 Year-Long Registration Guide and Registration Calendar

Please see the following documents on our website as you prepare to bid on classes for fall 2014 and spring 2015. Academic Services Site Map: http://www.law.nyu.edu/academicservices Academic Calendar: http://www.law.nyu.edu/academicservices/academiccalendar Registration Calendar: http://www.law.nyu.edu/recordsandregistration/registrationcalendar Year-Long Registration Guide: Please carefully review the information…

August 2014 MPRE – June 17 Registration Deadline

The deadline to sign up for the August MPRE date is quickly approaching. Remember, you can sit for the MPRE even though you have not completed your Professional Responsibility class. See the basic MPRE application deadlines below, but please check the…

Information Regarding Graduation and Bar Certification

Congratulations on completing your final semester! We understand that this can be an anxious season for you. Therefore, we are providing some basic information regarding grade due dates, graduation and bar certification. We want to assure you that this office—as…

OGA Farewell Open House

We will host an open house in our suite, Furman Hall Room 340, on Tuesday, May 20, 2:00-4:30 p.m. for anyone with last-minute questions and for those who want to stop by and say goodbye. We’ll have some cookies and…

Barristers’ Ball LLM Subsidy

If you are unable to attend Barrister’s Ball due to financial hardship, please come to OGA to discuss as we may be able to offer some assistance.

May 6: Deadline to Drop a Spring 2014 Class

The deadline for upper-year students to drop a spring 2014 class is 4:45 pm on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Important items: Submit add/drop form to your program office by the deadline. Dropping to below 12 credits (full-time students)? Complete the…

Spring 2014 Exam Schedules and Final Exam Guide

The exam period begins on Friday, May 9, 2014. First-year exams begin on Monday, May 12. Please review the exam schedule links below: All Exams First-year in-class exams First-year take-home exams The Final Exam Guide has been posted to the…

International Law “Twilight Session”, hosted by the International Legal Studies LLM Specialization Committee

Join the International Legal Studies LLM Specialization Committee on Wednesday, April 30, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in Furman Hall Room 318 for an informal discussion with Visiting Doctoral Researcher in the JSD program, Anne Dienelt, who will be speaking about her paper, “After the War is Before…

August Teaching Assistant Opportunities – apply by 4/30

There are several teaching assistant positions available for classes offered during the summer. If you are interested in applying for one of these opportunities please send your resume to jesus.ballivian@nyu.edu by Wednesday, April 30.  Introduction to US Law The Graduate Lawyering…