News & Events

February 5, 2018

The New York University Law Review will begin considering Articles for the spring selection cycle on February 6, 2018. We accept submissions by Scholastica only. For more information on our selection requirements, please see our Submissions page. 


November 15, 2017

Panel One - A Historical and Comparative Look at Nominations Systems


  Benjamin Ginsberg, Partner, Jones Day

Paper Presenters:

  John Frederick Martin, Partner, Bancroft Private Equity 

  Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, NYU School of Law


October 4, 2017

In the 2016 election, two independent political figures—Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders—rose to prominence on strong populist, anti-establishment, and, to some extent, anti-party profiles. One did so with no prior government experience. Yet, for long stretches of our history, these outcomes would have been inconceivable under our presidential primary system. The NYU Law Review’s symposium will examine whether and how to redesign one of the most important...

May 12, 2017

In a recent op-ed for the L.A. TImes, Executive Editor Getzy Berger ('17) discusses the merits of nationwide injunctions. Berger discusses how liberals criticized the sweeping nature of nationwide injunctions for halting President Obama's executive actions, and how liberals have flipped their arguments as nationwide injunctions halt President Trump's executive actions. Berger argues that it is a "bedrock principle of the federal judiciary that lower federal ccourts, meaning...

May 12, 2017

We are proud to publish our April 2017 book, which pays tribute to Chief Judge Judith Kaye of the New York Court of Appeals.

Judge Kaye was a trailblazer as the first female Chief Judge for New York and the longest-serving judge in New York history. Judge Kaye utilized her tenure to reform and modernize the New York courts, and to ensure indigent parties could achieve justice in court. 



April 5, 2017

In the wake of the 2016 election, a great deal of attention has been directed towards the processes by which we choose presidential nominees.  Two independent political figures—Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders—rose to prominence in the 2016 election, each choosing a party to serve as their vehicle for a presidential campaign. Each established a strong populist, anti-establishment, and to some extent, anti-party, profile, albeit offering very different policy perspectives:...

November 29, 2016

The N.Y.U. Law Review and the Center on Civil Justice at NYU School of Law invite you to attend “Rule 23 @ 50: The 50th Anniversary of Rule 23” Conference. The conference will take place on Friday and Saturday, December 2–3, 2016, in Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge, located at 40 Washington Square South.

This is a wonderful time to reflect on Rule 23 – the history of the federal rule; its use in civil rights and mass tort cases;...

September 1, 2016

In a recent Scholastica blog entry, Online Editor Alice M. Phillips ('17) discusses the creation of the Merrick Garland Project. Read Phillips's entire post here.

January 29, 2016
In a recent Huffington Post Crime Blog entry, Staff Editor Getzy Berger ('17) examines challenges to implementing police body cameras in jurisdictions both large and small. Citing the need to balance cost with accountability, Berger argues, "What is needed is a set of careful, transparent, and democratically formulated rules governing bodycam recording, access, and use." 
Read Berger's entire post...