NYU Law magazine hosts a distinguished group of political advisers and experts from both sides of the aisle for a discussion on polarization, its causes and effects, moderated by Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law Richard Pildes. Read more
Only four years after being elected the youngest mayor of Charlotte, N.C., Anthony Foxx ’96 was unanimously confirmed by the Senate to be U.S. Secretary of Transportation and the youngest member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet. Read more
Professor Alina Das '05, co-teacher of the Immigrants Rights Clinic, receives a teaching award and sees her scholarship and the work of the clinic cited by the Supreme Court. Read more
In her 29 years as a judge, Pauline Newman '58, who was the first woman to be appointed an appellate judge by President Reagan, has helped guide the growth of the technology industry. Read more
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.
The Frank J. Guarini Leaders in Government Service Institute provides training for students who aspire to leadership roles in government or organizations that shape public policy.
Our new Legislative and Regulatory Process Clinic lets students spend a semester in Washington, D.C., dividing their time between fieldwork in a government agency and classroom study.
Public Interest News in Brief
At its 40th annual awards program on December 5, the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) honored the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy and the Moelis Institute for Affordable...
“International Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Twenty-First Century,” a conference held on November 1-2 by NYU Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ), examined imperialist...
On November 26, Gideon’s Promise—the nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring adequate legal representation for all—announced its Law School Partnership Project (LSPP). NYU School of Law, UCLA...
New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman ’68, a vigorous proponent of providing access to justice for all New Yorkers, held a press conference at NYU Law on December 2 to announce a new initiative...