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
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...
The Bickel & Brewer Institute Latino Institute for Human Rights hosted a symposium on “The Latino Child and the Law” that addressed significant issues related to the wellbeing of and challenges...
Jorge Bustamante, former UN special rapporteur on migrants' rights, considers immigration issues at Rubin SymposiumNYU Law’s 20th annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on November 6 focused on the human rights of migrants, especially on how international human rights...
When Kenneth Thompson ’92 took office as Brooklyn’s district attorney in January 2014, he inherited what he describes as a “staggering number” of wrongful conviction claims. His quickly established...