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
Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor Pablo de Greiff co-authors UN report on alleged human rights violations in BurundiSenior Fellow and Adjunct Professor Pablo de Greiff co-authored a United Nations report on alleged human rights violations in Burundi.
NYU Law’s partnership with Legal Outreach aims to increase diversity in the legal profession. On a muggy July morning, Dean Trevor Morrison was explaining to a classroom of students the fundamentals...
The Milbank Tweed Forum continues to draw some of the brightest minds from multiple disciplines to examine important issues affecting the field of law. In 2015–16 the weekly Milbank Tweed Forum...
Jeffrey Toobin and Thane Rosenbaum Preet Bharara, Tom Wolfe, and Thane Rosenbaum Lawrence Summers and Thane Rosenbaum Author/director Bryan Doerries, David...