Defending Dissent: Global Crackdown on Dissent

Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown April 13, 2017 Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights “Global Crackdown on Dissent” This opening panel provides an introductory, analytical framework on the global crackdown on dissent with specific commentary on the state of civil society within the focus regions. Presenters establish a…

Fifteenth Annual Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Lecture

April 27, 2017 Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Lecture “”Between Truth and Trust: On Prophets and Public Intellectuals” Speaker: Suzanne Last Stone, University Professor of Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization, Yeshiva University; Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School.

Expanding Green Roofs in NYC: A Dialogue with the City of Copenhagen

April 20, 2017 Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law Green roofs promote a number of New York City’s environmental policy goals. Yet, despite their great potential, green roofs are still few and far between in New York. As City policymakers and private actors contemplate the path forward on green roofs,…

Just Facts: Preserving Civil-Rights Narratives in a Post-Truth Era

April 21, 2017 Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Speaker Series Speakers: Sherrilyn Ifill ’87, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Professor Kenji Yoshino, Director, Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging A conversation on how to protect the integrity of civil-rights narratives in the age of “alternative facts, from their…

In Defense of the Truth: Art, Journalism, And Law Speak Out

April 26, 2017 NYU School of Law, NYU Arthur Carter Journalism Institute, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York Institute for the Humanities, NYU Center for the Humanities An awards ceremony for Anna Deavere Smith, 2017 recipient of the George Polk Career Award for Special Achievement in Journalism Moderator: Vice Provost Ulrich Baer Panelists:…

Tax Matters S17 E17

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Expanding Green Roofs in NYC: A Dialogue with the City of Copenhagen

April 20, 2017 Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law Green roofs promote a number of New York City’s environmental policy goals. Yet, despite their great potential, green roofs are still few and far between in New York. As City policymakers and private actors contemplate the path forward on green roofs,…

When Trademarks Offend

The NYU School of Law Forum April 19, 2017 “When Trademarks Offend” Panelists: Simon Tam, Founder and Bassist, The Slants Lee Rowland, Senior Staff Attorney, Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, ACLU Moderator: Jeanne Fromer, Professor, New York University School of Law The Washington Redskins have a name many Native American activists and others consider to…

Tax Matters S17E16

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2017 Emile Noel Lecture: Eleanor Sharpston

April 3, 2017 Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice “Of the state of the (European) Union – and of Trade Deals.” Speaker: Eleanor Sharpston, Advocate General, Court of Justice of the European Union