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 York Law Journal honors NYU Law alumni and community members in its Lawyers Who Lead by Example AwardsThis week, the New York Law Journal honored several alumni and members of the NYU Law community in its Lawyers Who Lead by Example 2014 Awards. The journal highlighted three categories of distinction...
Judith Kaye '62, chief judge of New York for 15 years and now of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, received the Judge Edward Weinfeld Award at the 2014 Weinfeld Gala on October 7....
Spurred by the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri after the police shooting of an unarmed, young black man, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof explores why Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls Bryan...
Just two years after winning office as Washington State's 18th Attorney General, Bob Ferguson ’95 gave the 2014 Attorney General Robert Abrams Public Service Lecture, noting that his...