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
The Constitution requires the government to count each person in the United States every 10 years, and the count affects everything from business decisions and local government policies to the...
US mass incarceration was created by Republicans and Democrats, said political commentator and activist Van Jones in dialogue with Ford Foundation President and CEO Darren Walker at an event...
On June 26, voters in the Democratic congressional primary in the First District of Colorado will have the chance to decide between two NYU Law alumnae: incumbent Diana DeGette ’82 and Saira Rao ’02...
Natasha Merle ’08 says she can’t recall ever spoken to a lawyer until she went to law school. No family members or friends were lawyers. What brought her there, she says, was a desire to build a...
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.