Thank You – Center for New York City Law Honor Roll 2022-2023

The Center for New York City Law is approaching its 30th anniversary and we could not be more grateful and proud to share the Honor Roll listing the names of the people who have financially supported the Center for New York City Law in 2022-2023. Without your generous and loyal support, the Center for New York City Law could not sustain its civic programs and publications. We are indebted to you and thank you.

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CityLand Resources on Police Misconduct, Justice Reform, and Protests

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed by a Police Officer while in custody of the Minneapolis Police Department. Floyd’s death has garnered a national response and has sparked groups of individuals all across the nation to gather in streets, parks and open spaces to protest systemic racism, police brutality and the injustices felt by the black community.  Floyd’s death and several other similar events have reinvigorated the discussion on law enforcement policy, criminal … <Read More>

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT – Open Space Dialogues: Neighborhoods Facing Change, Monday Nov. 25th at 6 pm

Open Space Dialogues: Neighborhoods Facing Change

Join New Yorkers for Parks for a conversation among key stakeholders focusing on neighborhoods throughout the City that depend on open space as their critical infrastructure. Celebrating NY4P’s new Open Space Index reports on Long Island City, the Bay Street Corridor, and Bushwick, the evening will begin with a look into recent research and findings on these three neighborhoods. The discussion will shift to consider the future of these … <Read More>

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: 159th CityLaw Breakfast with Rick Cotton, Executive Director of Port Authority

Dean Anthony W. Crowell and Professor Ross Sandler, Director

cordially invite you to the 159th CityLaw Breakfast.



Rick Cotton

Executive Director, Port Authority


Speaking on

“From Vision to Reality: Rebuilding New York’s Airports for the 21st Century”



Friday, February 8, 2019

COMPLETE VIDEO: 158th CityLaw Breakfast with Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Former Chief Judge, Court of Appeals of New York

The Honorable Jonathan Lippman, former Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, spoke at this morning’s 158th CityLaw Breakfast at New York Law School. Judge Lippman was introduced by Professor Ross Sandler, Director of the Center for New York City Law. Judge Lippman spoke on “The Closing of Rikers Island as a Catalyst for Criminal Justice Reform in New York.” Today’s CityLaw Breakfast was conducted in a “Q and A” format with … <Read More>