Category Archives: GRADUATE AFFAIRS

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:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

URGENT: Approaching April 30th NY Bar Application Deadline

Dear 3Ls & Full-time LLMs,   Today is April 23th and you have 7 days to apply for the July 2014 New York State Bar Exam  If you are interested in taking the July 2014 New York State Bar Exam,…

Graduate Lawyering – Individual Writing & Study Skills Sessions with Professor Karen Ross

Karen Ross, a member of the Graduate Lawyering faculty, is available for individual 20-minute appointments every Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. (Furman Hall Room 330) or 2-3 p.m. (Vanderbilt Hall Room 109). Appointments are recommended and receive priority, but walk-ins are…

English Conversation Groups for LLM students with Graduate Lawyering Professor Karen Ross

Please join Professor Karen Ross for weekly informal group meetings focused on improving English conversation skills. Meetings take place every Wednesday while classes are in session as follows: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.               Furman Hall Room 330 3-4 p.m.                               Vanderbilt…

Results of Exam Postponements/Accommodations Requests Will Be Made Available on Wednesday, April 23 at 12:00 Noon via ExamReporter

Please note that the deadline to submit a request was March 31, 2014. Students who timely submitted a request will be able to view the results of their request beginning at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 via ExamReporter.…

April 30th: Bar Admission Discussion on Completing the Character and Fitness Process

On Wednesday, April 30th, the Office of Records & Registration is sponsoring a meeting to provide you with some insight into the process of being admitted to the practice of law in New York State (other jurisdictions may be discussed,…

Congratulations to our 2013-14 IFD Fellows!

We would like to congratulate the 14 recipients of this year’s International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowship. To learn more about their backgrounds and where they’ll be spending their summer, please click here.

Admitted Students Want to Talk to You!

Tuesday, April 8 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Furman Hall C-04 We will be holding an online chat for all admitted students on Tuesday, April 8 to provide admitted students with a forum to speak with current students. During the chat…

Basketball Game at Barclays: Nets v Atlanta

Friday, April 11 Barclays Center 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15* at OGA and Mercer Residential Life Office Don’t miss the chance to experience a basketball game before leaving the US, and to see “NYU Law” on…

July 2014 Bar Exam Certification

Dear 3L & Full-time L.L.Ms: The Office of Records and Registration is now accepting requests for bar exam certification for the July 2014 Bar Exam. A timely submission of bar exam certification paperwork is important to ensure that your certification…