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Below is an at-a-glance collection of the videos, photo galleries, and interactive infographics related to the stories in the 2015 NYU Law Magazine.


Gallery: Hauser 20th Anniversary

For two decades, NYU School of Law has been forging a community of legal scholars without borders that has changed how US-trained lawyers view the world—and vice versa.

Infographic: Pros in Con

NYU’s constitutional law faculty is asking rigorous questions about how to live today within a 228-year-old framework for our laws and democracy. View our infographic to see the many ways 30 faculty members approach the constitution. Read more

The People

Gallery: LAA Alumni Luncheon

At the Law Alumni Association event, Norman Goodman ’50 regaled the audience with anecdotes from his long tenure in New York County’s courts.

Arguments and Opinions

Video: Kenji Yoshino

Professor Yoshino assesses the value of civil trials.

Video: Kenji Yoshino

Professor Yoshino talks about how students helped shape his new book, Speak Now.

Video: Burt Neuborne

Professor Neuborne suggests which readers would benefit from his book, Madison’s Music.

Video: Burt Neuborne

What would James Madison say to today’s Supreme Court?

Video: Philip Alston

Professor Alston discusses his repeat role as UN special rapporteur.

Video: Philip Alston

Professor Alston reveals his metrics for success in combatting extreme poverty.

Video: Samuel Issacharoff

Professor Issacharoff describes how the Arab Spring influenced his book, Fragile Democracies.

Video: Margaret Satterthwaite ’99

Professor Satterthwaite explains how quantitative data informs human rights research.

Proceedings and Relevant Parties

Gallery: Deans’ Cup

NYU Law defeated Columbia Law School 85–80 in the 14th annual Deans’ Cup. The event raised $22,000 from law firm donations to support public interest programs at both law schools.

Gallery: Annual Survey Dedication

The NYU Annual Survey of American Law dedicated the journal’s 72nd volume to Judge Jack Weinstein.

Gallery: Fall Ball

On October 30, on the eve of Halloween, the Law School invited students and other community members to celebrate with a night of music, fortune tellers, and costumes.

Gallery: Law Revue

In a spoof of the Arnold Schwarzenegger film Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Law Revue included time-traveling murderous citation robots and deadly legal puns.

Gallery: Convocation

Graduating students heard from Preet Bharara, US attorney for the Southern District of New York, and University Professor Anthony Appiah at the JD and LLM/JSD ceremonies, respectively.

Gallery: Commencement

During NYU’s 183rd Commencement, Chairman of the Board of Trustees Martin Lipton ’55; NYU President John Sexton, a dean emeritus of NYU Law; and Sherrilyn Ifill ’87 addressed graduates.

Gallery: Hooding

Graduating members of legacy families share moments with parents and siblings, and scholars reunite with donors in our convocation hooding album.

Gallery: Reflections

Members of the Class of 2015 share where they are going and what they are proud to have done. Read about the paths of some of these and other NYU Law students.

Gallery: Scholarship Reception

NYU Law scholarship recipients and donors met and mingled at the annual scholarship reception in Greenberg Lounge.

Gallery: Weinfeld Gala

Alumni, faculty, and friends of the Law School gathered at the Pierpont Morgan Library for the annual Weinfeld Gala in celebration of 2014 Weinfeld Award recipient Judge Judith Kaye ’62.

Gallery: Reunion

Twelve alumni classes from 1955 to 2010 returned to the Law School to meet old friends, learn new things, eat great meals, and wear out their dancing shoes.

Closing Statements

Video: Bryan Stevenson

Professor Stevenson explains why he wrote Just Mercy, his first book.

Video: Bryan Stevenson

Professor Stevenson shares why he seeks societal change through the court system.