At NYU Law, the Student Bar Association is a forum for all students to be heard.
My jaw dropped. I looked at everyone to confirm that I hadn’t utterly lost my mind, and then I spat out, “I’m so sorry, I am in your way,” stepping to the side with as much grace as an elephant with vertigo.
Many of us 1Ls have found ourselves wondering how the nightly firm receptions would fit into our schedules this semester. I have compiled the most common reasons to attend these events—or not.
Through the Women of Color Collective, on whose board I currently sit, I have met so many new people that I wouldn’t have met otherwise.
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.
The International Student Interview Program (ISIP), hosted by NYU Law, draws to campus around 1,600 law students from 32 US schools and representing more than 75 countries. The reason? Over 160 employers have come to hold interviews for law-related positions in the US and abroad. And everything takes place during a single day.
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.
The NYU Art Law Society hosted a lecture by David Shields, the author of a provocative new book about the glamorizing of war through photography.
NYU’s Latino Law Students Association and the Latino Institute for Human Rights presented an inaugural, joint symposium creating an unprecedented space for policy analysts, lawyers, and community organizers to discuss themselves.
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.