A Culture of Public Service
NYU offers the most comprehensive public service infrastructure of any law school in the nation.
Public Interest Summer Funding Grants guarantee funding for 1Ls and 2Ls who work in public interest and government positions.
The Loan Repayment Assistance Program encourages qualified students to pursue careers in public service by paying their debt burden in part or in full.
Our Legislative and Regulatory Process Clinic lets students spend a semester in Washington, DC, dividing their time between fieldwork in a government agency and classroom study.
Public Interest News in Brief
Andrea Nieves ’10 describes her path from capital defense to policy advocacy in Latinxs in the Law LectureAs a 1L at NYU Law, Andrea Nieves ’10 was one of the students who successfully petitioned to launch the annual Latinxs in the Law Lecture. A decade later, on October 29, Nieves returned to the Law...
Dean Trevor Morrison announced significant enhancements to NYU School of Law’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP), which are available for the Class of 2019 forward. “We’re...
Delivering this year’s Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture, Ellen Rosenblum, the first woman to serve as Oregon’s attorney general, encouraged current students to make public...
Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its partnership with NYU Law by supporting the school’s Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship. Launched in May 2017, the...
Public Interest Centers
- Public Interest Law Center
- Brennan Center for Justice
- Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
- Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law
- Center on the Administration of Criminal Law
- Center for Human Rights & Global Justice
- Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law
- Center for Labor and Employment Law
- Institute for Policy Integrity
- Migration Policy Institute
- Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement
Furman Public Policy Scholarship
The Furman Public Policy Scholarship, an innovative, challenging and experience-based program, is designed to train and support selected top students who are interested in pursuing careers in the public policy sector.
Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program
The Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program awards fellowships to a small group of third-year students committed to civil liberties and offers them special internships in civil liberties and other human rights organizations. The program has launched the careers of hundreds of important public interest lawyers.