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
Wtih the US Senate Intelligence Committee's release of its report on the CIA's use of torture, the Global Justice Clinic, led by Professor of Clinical Law Margaret Satterthwaite '99, has been...
Over the past year, NYU Law faculty have published a host of praiseworthy books covering a diverse range of interests. We’ve rounded up good reads below. You’ll find books whose subjects range from...
Tonight, President Obama announced sweeping administrative reform of immigration law. His efforts raise important questions about the legal basis for his actions and its implications for the future...
On Monday night, a St. Louis County grand jury announced its decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for the August 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The decision renewed...