For more than 60 years, the Root-Tilden-Kern Scholarship Program has been nurturing a community and encriching a school that sends passionate public interest lawyers into the world.
Inspired by her own parents' service to the city of New York, Karen Freedman '80 founded Lawyers For Children, a formidable organization that has respresented some 50,000 children in court over the course of three decades.
With the new Legislative and Regulatory Process Clinic and government-focused events, Washington Square extends to Washington, DC. Read more
With the future of the Motor City on the table, seven students and their professor reimagine the structure of its municipal government.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ’96 delivers an insightful and inspiring Frank J. Guarini Government Lecture on public service. 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, DC, dividing their time between fieldwork in a government agency and classroom study.
Public Interest News in Brief
Inaugural conference of the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights features emerging voices in the fieldStrive Masiyiwa, Robert Bernstein, Margaret Satterthwaite '99 Jerome Cohen, Ira Belkin '82, Zhou Dan, and Sharon Hom '80 Louis Bickford, Gay McDougall, César Rodríguez...
The only state without an indigent defender system, and also the one that hands down more death sentences per capita than any other, Alabama presents a special challenge to lawyers interested in...
Chief Judge Patti Saris of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, delivered the closing keynote for the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law’s seventh annual conference, “...
At the 21st Annual Sheinberg Lecture, MacArthur "genius" grantee Ai-jen Poo advocates for home care workersAi-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), took the occasion of the 21st Annual Sheinberg Lecture to call for better wages and benefits for an often-...