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
US Attorney Preet Bharara addresses insider trading prosecutions, public corruption at Milbank Tweed ForumAt the October 7 Milbank Tweed Forum, Preet Bharara, US attorney for the Southern District of New York, sat down for a chat with Dean Trevor Morrison. They discussed the role of Bharara’s office in...
At the 2015 Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture on September 21, US Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota urged students to be leaders and proponents for positive change, with a...
For small island states that face the daunting challenges of high energy costs and climate change, abandoning fossil fuels in favor of solar energy would appear to be an attractive solution. Many,...
At the United Nations, a bit over two miles from the Law School’s campus, world leaders and diplomats from nearly 200 nations are convening for this year’s session of the General Assembly. While...