Clinics

Applications at a Glance

  1. Applications Checklist
  2. Important Dates

Application Checklist

All clinics require that students submit a general application form, a resume and an unofficial transcript via the Clinic Application and Matching System (CAMS). The following chart outlines any additional documents or procedures that may be required to complete your application. Please consult the individual clinic descriptions for full details.

Clinic

Semester/Year Pre- or Co-requisites Writing sample Interview
Bankruptcy Appellate

Fall

Yes

Yes

--

Brennan Center Public Policy Advocacy

Fall, Spring

--

--

See description

Business Law Transactions

Fall, Spring

Yes

--

--

Children's Rights

Fall, Spring

--

--

--

Civil Litigation - Employment Law, Full-Year Year -- --

See description

Civil Litigation - Employment Law, Semester-Long Fall, Spring -- --

See description

Civil Rights Year See description --

See description

Community Development and Economic Justice

Spring

--

--

Yes - in groups

Criminal Appellate Defender Spring Yes --

--

Criminal Defense and Reentry Year See description --

Yes

Environmental Law Fall, Spring -- --

Yes

Equal Justice and Defender Fall Yes --

Yes

Family Defense Year See description --

Yes

Federal Defender Year Yes --

Yes

Global Justice Fall, Spring See description --

See description

Government Civil Litigation Externship - EDNY Fall, Spring See description Yes --
Government Civil Litigation Externship - SDNY Fall, Spring See description Yes --
Immigrant Defense Spring See description --

--

Immigrant Rights Year See description --

See description

International Environmental Law Spring See description Yes

Yes

International Organizations Fall See description --

Yes

Juvenile Defender Year Yes --

Yes

Legal Ethics Bureau at NYU Law School Spring -- Yes

Yes

Legislative and Regulatory Process Fall Yes --

Yes

LGBT Rights TBD -- --

Yes

Litigation, Organizing and Systemic Change

Fall

--

--

Yes

Mediation Fall See description --

Yes

Mediation - Advanced: Dispute System Design Spring See description --

Yes

New York Civil Liberties Spring

--

--

See description

Prosecution Externship - EDNY Fall, Spring See description -- --
Prosecution Externship - SDNY Fall, Spring See description -- --
Racial Justice

Fall

See description

--

See description

Regulatory Policy

Fall, Spring

Yes

--

Yes

Reproductive Justice Fall -- --

Yes

Advanced Reproductive Justice Spring Yes --

--

Technology Law and Policy Fall See description --

--

Important Dates

Date Item
February 28, 2014 Clinic packet issued at 1PM.
March 7 Clinic Fair held at Furman Hall, 3-5 PM
March 24 - April 4 Clinic Application Period.
Application materials should be submitted online using CAMS.
All materials are due by 5 PM on April 4.
March 24 - April 24 Interviews conducted (for clinics that require them).
April 25 Preferences must be submitted on CAMS by 5 PM.
May 7 Students notified by e-mail whether or not they have been accepted into a clinic.
May 22 Confirmation of students' intent to register must be received by 5 PM.

The deadlines and application procedures for LLMs are different than those for JDs. Please consult the Graduate Affairs Clinics web page for details. The complete list of clinics available to LLMs in the 2014-15 academic year will be provided there later in the spring.