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  • Remembering the Dream Symposia thumbnail 225x225 (2) Remembering the Dream, Renewing the Dream

    Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech and the March on Washington 

    Friday, September 13, 2013 at New York Law School

    Video recordings of the event are now available.  Click on the

  • Screen shot 2011-06-15 at 8.58.27 AM Visualizing Law in the Digital Age

    October 19 & 21, 2011

    Law has entered the visual digital age. How truth and justice are represented and assessed in court (and out) increasingly depend on what electronic screens display.

    Decision makers these days watch documentaries of tort victims …

  • Civil Logo Civil Liberties Ten Years After 9/11

    September 9, 2011

    The conference marked the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that had— and continue to have— profound consequences for life, liberty, law, and security. Distinguished panelists offered a broad range of perspectives on the ongoing impact of …

  • LREV Sharia In America Email Banner 082611 v1r1 500 height Sharia in America: Principles and Prospects

    Principles and Prospects
    August 25, 2011: C.V. Starr Lecture

    August 26, 2011: Symposium

    This symposium discussed the place of Islamic law in the United States today and in the future, in a variety of legal fields including family, financial, criminal, and …

  • Screen shot 2011-05-27 at 2.11.57 PM Juvenile Justice Reform in New York

    What Does it Take to Reform a Dysfunctional Juvenile Justice System?
    April 2011

    What does it take to reform a dysfunctional juvenile justice system? Distinguished panelists discussed all phases of New York’s system, from police-youth interactions through post-adjudication detention and

  • Clinical Theory Workshop Clinical Theory Workshop

    25th Anniversary Conference
    October 2010

    The Clinical Theory Workshop 25th Anniversary Conference featured scholarship presentations by numerous participants as part of the 25th anniversary of the Clinical Theory Workshop series, which has met regularly at New York Law School …

  • Screen shot 2011-05-26 at 4.14.24 PM The Media and Criminal Law: Fact, Fiction, and Reality TV

    Fact, Fiction, and Reality TV
    April 2010

    The United States has a rich tradition of incorporating the criminal law into fictional stories that reflect and challenge our values. But with the rise of reality television, the lines between fact, fiction, …

  • Adoption Policy Conference Logo Permanency for Children

    2010 Adoption Policy Conference
    March 2010

    The seventh annual Adoption Policy Conference, held in March 2010 and memorialized in an issue of the New York Law School Law Review (published Spring 2011), explored topics at the forefront of adoption policy …