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
New book co-edited by Samuel Estreicher proposes solutions for Americans unable to afford civil legal servicesThe new book Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice in America, co-edited by Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law Samuel Estreicher and Joy Radice, a former acting assistant professor of lawyering...
On June 9, both Professor Lily Batchelder and Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, visited Capitol Hill to testify before Congressional committees. Batchelder, who...
Institute of Judicial Administration and Center on Civil Justice host conference on expanding access to civil justice(L to R) John Berger, senior editor at Cambridge University Press; Jonathan Lippman '68; Samuel Estreicher; Nathan Hecht (L to R) John Berger; Peter Zimroth; Samuel Estreicher;...