Category Archives: GRADUATE AFFAIRS

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,…

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,…

Summer Teaching Assistant Positions

There are several teaching assistant positions available for classes offered during the summer. Please see the position descriptions below. If you are a current LLM student and are interested in one of these opportunities please send Jesus Ballivian your resume…

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 LL.M. 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…

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…

Information about the July 2014 Virginia Bar Exam

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE JULY 2014 VIRGINIA BAR EXAMINATION The Roanoke area will be hosting a large softball tournament at the same time the July Virginia bar examination is being administered in Roanoke. Hotel rooms are available, but will be…

Spring 2014 Exam Guide

The Spring 2014 Exam Guide has been posted at Exam Information.  This guide contains important information regarding your Law School exams, including the Exam4 software for in-class exams.  Please read this guide thoroughly and keep the file for future reference. The…

Committee rapporteurs sought for the ASIL-ILA biennial meeting in Washington, DC, April 7-12

There are opportunities for NYU Law students who might like to take part as committee rapporteurs at the ASIL-ILA biennial meeting, April 7-12, at the International Trade Center in Washington, DC. You will get some first-hand experience in the debates…

Public Interest Graduation Awards for JDs and LLMs!

PILC is currently accepting nominations for our Public Interest Graduation Awards: Eric Dean Bender Prize: For a third-year JD student who has demonstrated a working commitment to a public service-oriented cause or project outside of and separate from any Law…

Deadline to Submit Request for Exam Postponements/Accommodations: March 31, 2014

The deadline to request exam postponements/accommodations for spring 2014 is Monday, March 31. For detailed information, see http://blogs.law.nyu.edu/docket/academic-services/spring-2014-exam-postponementaccommodation-requests-available-march-14-march-31-2014-except-executive-llm-tax-students/12375/.

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

Wednesday, March 26 6:00-7:00 p.m. Furman Hall Room 324 Join the International Legal Studies LLM Specialization Committee for an informal discussion with LLM candidate Alvin Cheung, who will be speaking about his paper, ”Road to Nowhere: Hong Kong’s Democratization and China’s Obligations…

Graduate Lawyering: Individual Writing & Study Skills Sessions and Conversation Groups

Graduate Lawyering Professor Karen Ross, invites you to participate in individualized writing and study skills sessions, and conversation groups. Every Wednesday at: 10:00-11:00 a.m.            – FH 330 – Individual Writing and Study Skills Sessions* 11:00a.m.-12:00…

Spring 2014 Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests – Available March 14 – March 31, 2014 (Except Executive LLM Tax Students)

It is important that you take time to review your exam schedule for any conflicts and apply for an exam postponement/accommodation per the rules. Let’s do everything we can to facilitate a smooth exam period, starting now. 1. Spring 2104…

Bar Admission Requirements and Deadlines

If you plan on taking a July 2014 bar exam be sure to familiarize yourself with the requirements and deadlines for your jurisdiction by checking the National Conference of Bar Examiner’s website:  http://www.ncbex.org/assets/media_files/Comp-Guide/CompGuide.pdf

May 2014 Graduates – Diploma Address

To All May 2014 Degree Candidates: Even though graduation is several weeks away, now would be a good time to check your address information for your diploma.  Diplomas are usually mailed two months after graduation to the permanent address on…

LLM Convocation Speaker

We strongly encourage you to submit nominations for LLM Graduation Speaker. Addressing the entire Law School class of 2014 and their guests is a great opportunity and a great honor. Your guests and the Law School community look forward to…

Congratulations to the Nine LLM students Receiving the Global Legal Skills Certificate of Completion

OGA would like to congratulate the nine students who will be receiving a Certificate of Completion for attending most or all of the Global Legal Skills installments.

Graduate Lawyering: Spring English Conversation Groups and Writing Workshops

Graduate Lawyering Professor Karen Ross invites you to participate in conversation and writing workshops on Wednesday. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                   Conversation group        Furman Hall Room 330 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                   Writing workshop            Furman Hall Room 330 3:00 p.m.…

TODAY: Global Legal Skills Series (installment 5): Say What?! Communicating effectively as a Lawyer

· Monday, March 3, 2014 12:25-1:50 p.m. FH 210 Presenter: Jeffrey Bannon, President and CEO of BusinessTalk Well-developed communication skills are essential to a successful legal practice. In this installment, students will identify their own personal communication style and learn…

TODAY: OPT Forms being picked up at the Law School

FH 334 2:00-3:00 p.m. A representative from OGS will return to the Law School today, Monday, March 3, to collect completed OPT forms. F-1 LLM students may use OPT for practical training or employment following graduation. If you are interested…

New York International Arbitration Center: “Seated in New York” – International Arbitration in NY Event for LLM Students

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 6-7 p.m.: Panel Discussion 7-8:30 p.m.: Reception Location: New York International Arbitration Center, 150 E 42nd Street Companies around the world choose international arbitration as the preferred method of conflict resolution. The seat is often decided…

ISISC’s 14th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists

  The deadline for application submissions to ISISC’s 14th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists on “Assessing the Effectiveness of International Criminal Law in the Prevention and Control of Transnational and International Crimes” is March 20th, 2014.…

March 6th: New York Bar Exam and Bar Admission Meeting

On Thursday, March 6, the Office of Records & Registration is sponsoring a NY Bar Exam Subjects/Content meeting to provide 3Ls and full-time LL.M.s with some insight into the process of being admitted to the practice of law in New…

TODAY: Global Legal Skills Series (installment 4): Why Do New Yorkers Always Seem Rude! – Understanding Cultural Competence

· Monday, February 24, 2014 12:25-1:50 p.m. FH 210 Lunch will be provided. RSVP appreciated (for food and material count) at ogastudentworkder@nyu.edu by Thursday, February 20. Cultural competence is an essential skill in today’s workplace. Come to this interactive, informative…

ABA Section of International Law 2014 Spring Meeting, April 1-5

The ABA Section of International Law will be holding its 2014 Spring Meeting in New York from April 1 to April 5. To register, you will need to fill out the Registration Form. Choose the rate that applies to you under…