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Gracie Smith '19
Gracie Smith '19

The world is not the same today as it was five months ago when we 1Ls sat in our first lectures.

Guest Blogger
Guest Blogger

The High School Law Institute is a student-run organization at NYU Law that teaches high school students about the law and instills confidence in them as budding legal thinkers.

Gracie Smith '19
Gracie Smith '19

While it is safe to say most of us are ready for this election to be over and for our country to move forward, NYU Law has provided a great setting for debate, involvement, discussion, and—let’s be honest—commiseration about the issues being raised in this campaign.

Russell Rennie '17
Russell Rennie '17

Sometimes in the long, dark-too-early autumn of the soul, it becomes necessary to flee the library and get out, all the way out of Manhattan.

Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

I have really gotten interested in women’s rights since coming to NYU Law, and this panel was a great opportunity for me to listen to people who have made a career out of thinking about these issues.

Selina Grün LLM '16
Selina Grün LLM '16

Wondering what NYU has to offer beyond the traditional law school curriculum? Look no further.

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Guest Blogger

Two weeks ago we got to argue before all three big players in the world of antitrust enforcement, representing NYU at the Global Antitrust Institute Invitational Moot Court Competition.

Jessica Wilkins '16
Jessica Wilkins '16

As part of his Land Use Regulation course, Professor Roderick M. Hills, Jr. requires all students to attend a land use hearing and write a memo on the experience. Attending a hearing, as it turned out, was one of the most interesting experiences I’ve had so far in law school.

Ajani Husbands '17
Ajani Husbands '17

In a student organization, you have an opportunity to craft programs that expose students to real-world practitioners in law, policy, grassroots activism, and a host of other areas.

Carter Nelson '16
Carter Nelson '16

Being a student at NYU Law has given me the opportunity to participate in the national discussion about police and criminal justice reform in some unique ways.

Jessica Wilkins '16
Jessica Wilkins '16

You could hang around the city in late summer and wait for your journal orientation to start, visit your family, or catch up on all those fiction books you’ve been wanting to get around to. These are all fantastic options, but I’m going to encourage you to get out of not only the city, but also the country, while you still can.

Jessica Wilkins '16
Jessica Wilkins '16

New York spring is like a storybook. Snow was literally melting all around me, tulips are now blooming, and the air is getting warmer every day.

Guest Blogger
Guest Blogger

My trip to Cuba felt almost surreal.

Guest Blogger
Guest Blogger

Spring break beachgoers brought home tans, but Moot Court brought home the gold!

Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

The Alternative Spring Break trip to Alaska was an awesome public service opportunity for someone who is interested in social and economic justice.

Darien Smith '16
Darien Smith '16

Before leaving New York for Shanghai, I never imagined two bustling global financial centers 8,000 miles away from each other would be so similar.

Alec Webley '16
Alec Webley '16

As marriage equality looks increasingly inevitable, attention is turning to another great civil rights battle for LGBT people: the struggle against workplace discrimination.

Jessica Wilkins '16
Jessica Wilkins '16

Working as a judicial intern in an appellate court can be just as exciting and rewarding as an internship with a district judge.

Jonathan Levin '17
Jonathan Levin '17

On my first trip to Queens, I was instantly seduced by the majesty of that outer borough.

Emma Trotter '16
Emma Trotter '16

Call it one big informal network—NYU Law Women claims as members every female-identifying student, and many alumnae to boot.

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