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  • May 15, 2017

    Conan O’Brien: ‘Joke-stealing’ suit against him can go to trial, but will it?

    "It could be the next big celebrity trial: Conan O'Brien defending himself and his writers in federal civil court against accusations of "joke-stealing" — the worst thing you could say about a comedian, according to O'Brien." Read more >
  • NYU Law News and Events

    May 12, 2017

    In conversation with Dean Trevor Morrison, Preet Bharara discusses his career as US Attorney for the Southern District of New York

    "Earlier this year Preet Bharara joined NYU School of Law as a distinguished scholar in residence to continue working on issues he focused on as US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, including criminal and social justice, honest government, national security, and corporate accountability. Several weeks into his time at the Law School, Bharara joined Dean Trevor Morrison for an open conversation about the end of his tenure as US attorney, highlights of his career, and his advice for students interested in joining the Department of Justice (DOJ)." Read more >
  • May 11, 2017

    The Next Front in the U.S. Fight Against ISIS

    "More than two years into the American-led campaign against the Islamic State, freeing the cities of Mosul, in Iraq, and Raqqa, in Syria, is within reach. But since the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, declared the establishment of its caliphate from the pulpit of a mosque in Mosul in 2014, the Islamic State has claimed at least eight “provinces” in countries across the globe." Read more >
  • NYU Law News and Events

    May 9, 2017

    The View from Washington Square

    Kevin Kirby ’17 talks about his experience studying cybersecurity at NYU Law. Read more >
  • May 6, 2017

    Two Decades of Crisis and Calm Leave BOE Powerful But Battered

    "Two decades after the government set the Bank of England free, it faces the future with more responsibility than its liberators ever imagined. On the one hand independence -- granted 20 years ago on Saturday -- insulated the BOE from political interference, but on the other it raised expectations for the central bank to cure all the economy’s ills. After the financial crisis, it was also charged with maintaining stability and had regulatory powers powers returned to it. Governor Mark Carney says he’s ready for the “15 minutes of fame” to end, and his predecessor Mervyn King agrees. “The big challenge for central banks and the MPC over the next 20 years will be to retreat from the position in which it was seen as the only game in town,” King said in an interview. “Monetary policy has clearly done what it can.”" Read more >