I’ve often thought it strange that education seems to focus solely on intellectual skills. The aim of NYU Law’s Emotional Intelligence (EQ) workshop is to help students become aware of a non-academic set of skills necessary for effective leadership in any career.
I came to law school to explore how the institution of law can impact both development and progress. Over a cup of coffee and several fresh scones, His Excellency, Chief Justice Medhat al-Mahmoud of Iraq, gave me some insight.
Every morning when I wake up, I go through my Google Calendar with my foggy mind and try to figure out which panel on a legal topic would make my day.
Students who are considering NYU Law might wonder what kinds of classes they can take after the first year of law school. Options abound: clinics, seminars, colloquiums, lectures, and simulations. Here’s a quick overview of what is available to you in your second and third years.
I sat down with Gerard Cicero, a 2L, this week to ask him a few questions about NYU Law from the perspective of a student.
NYU Law’s Public Service Auction is a massive undertaking that touches nearly every corner of the Law School community, and it’s incredibly impressive to see it pulled off every year.
Time is flying by, and I am eager to continue to explore Shanghai and the neighboring areas. There is so much to see, it is never boring.
The winter in New York is extremely long, but it is always the hottest season in law school in terms of searching for jobs.
The weekend before last I had the great opportunity to attend a retreat with my fellow students of the Christian Legal Fellowship here at NYU Law.
I am now in my final semester, and at this veteran stage in my 21-year academic career, I feel as qualified as ever to deliver my take on what to make out of all of the madness and insanity surrounding this thing they call law school.
When I discovered that the Law School was beginning a new study-abroad program, the prospect of learning a foreign legal system excited me—and the prospect that it could take place in Paris probably excited me a bit more.
When NYU announced it was creating the Shanghai study-abroad program, I knew that I had to go as soon as possible, and was lucky to be admitted as a 2L.
Memories of the intro course had not faded away even as the last semester of LLM studying was approaching. I could still recall how, in July 2013, I was going to waive my intro course at first. Now I have finished Legal Research I in summer and Legal Research II in fall, and witnessed how […]
If you’re wondering or worried about adjusting to life in a big city, do read on.
I chose to apply to study abroad in Buenos Aires because the courses available offered a perfect mix of public interest, government, and private-sector topics, and because I wanted to improve my rusty Spanish while living somewhere I had never been.
What is there to be grateful for at the New York University School of Law? The answer: plenty.
I find that reframing my point of view to see long-term is comforting as I dive headfirst into my first round of law school exams.
You’ve probably heard of bar review. But what else does the Student Bar Association do?
Formal mentorship programs at NYU Law helped me get through my 1L year with sanity (mostly) intact.
When I was reading contracts law this evening, I suddenly found another angle to dig out the answer to a classic question: What is the difference between a civil law system and a common law system?