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
When President Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal prisoners in early August, eight of the inmates were represented by NYU Law’s Clemency Resource Center (CRC) and the Mercy Project—a major...
Four NYU School of Law alumni were honored by the New York Law Journal (NYLJ) as “Lawyers Who Lead by Example,” announced on July 7. Elkan Abramowitz ’64 and David Boies LLM ’67 received lifetime...
Center on Law and Security Executive Director Zachary Goldman '09 testifies before House subcommittee about US aircraft sales to IranOn July 7, Center on Law and Security Executive Director Zachary Goldman '09 testified before a House subcommittee about the implications of US aircraft sales to Iran.
Dean Trevor Morrison, Eric M. and Laurie B. Roth Professor of Law, has been appointed by President Barack Obama as chairperson of the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB), an advisory...