upcoming symposia and events

  • ICPI-Twenty-Years-of-South-Africa-ebanners-111314-thumbnail-v1 Twenty Years of South African Constitutionalism

    Constitutional Rights, Judicial Independence and the Transition to Democracy Twenty Years of South African Constitutionalism When Thursday, November 13, 2014 – Sunday, November 16, 2014 Where New York Law School 185 West Broadway New York, New York 10013  Co-Sponsors The …

recent symposia and events

  • 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 …

  • Exploring Civil Society Thumbnail for website Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss™

    Friday, March 1, 2013 at New York Law School Recordings of the panel and keynote remarks are available under Program.  Photos from the event are available here. Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss™ examined aspects of civil society reflected …

  • Web Supreme Court Narratives: Law, History, and Journalism

    Videorecordings of the symposium panels are available here. Click here to view videorecordings of the event in iTunes. Click here to view photos from the event. Thursday, April 12, 2012 at New York Law School This symposium examined the U.S. Supreme Court …

  • 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 …

  • Screen shot 2011-08-05 at 1.26.47 PM Lawyers and the Law in New York City: Ten Years After 9/11

    Reception and Panel Discussion Thursday, September 8, 2011, 6:30-8 p.m., reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Click here to view a recording of this event.  Click here to view a recording of the event in iTunes.  Click here to view photos of the …

  • 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 …

  • Screen shot 2011-05-27 at 1.06.15 PM Exonerating the Innocent: Pre-Trial Innocence Procedures

    Examining a Novel Approach to Reducing the Incidence of Wrongful Convictions November 2010 Videorecordings of the symposium panels are available here. Click here to view videorecordings of the event in iTunes. Photos of the event are available here. Our adversarial …

  • 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 since …

  • 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, …