When I want to stop working but am too lazy to leave the NYU Law library, I go into the stacks and try to find the strangest book I can.
Normally people hear the phrase “bending the rules” and think of skirting a process or going outside the lines. In the world of administrative law, though, bending the rules is part of the process.
Despite my preference for seminars, clinics, and simulation courses, doctrinal courses also can demonstrate their utility when you least expect it and most need it.
Most 1Ls, by May, look forward to putting the law library behind them. For research assistants, however, the library soon becomes a second home. Here’s what I thought about my summer pretending to be a law professor in NYU’s research assistant program.
Special receptions provide the perfect venue for many of the LL.M. scholars from different cultural and professional backgrounds to mingle and interact among themselves and with the rest of the NYU Law community in a more casual, non-classroom atmosphere.
Although law schools have attempted to diversify their student bodies over the years, a recent study casts strong doubt as to the effectiveness of these initiatives with respect to socioeconomic diversity. I offer my perspective on the issue based on my realization that I am among the 5%.
If you’d told me two years ago that I’d be writing philosophy papers, I would have laughed in your face. But the Colloquium on Law, Economics and Politics changed my mind.
I was a consultant, looking for a way to combine my interests in business and the law. The answer: the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business.