Journals and Student Organizations
Environmental Law Journal
NYU's Environmental Law Journal is one of the leading environmental law journals in the country, and frequently cosponsors speaker and career panels with ELS. Selection for membership occurs during the spring and summer of first year.
NYU Law Centers and Institutes
Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, & Land Use Law
The Guarini Center's mission is to advance scholarly inquiry and writing, enhance legal training, and combine theory and practice to develop and implement innovative legal and policy solutions to environmental protection at the national, regional and global levels.
Institute for Policy Integrity
The Institute for Policy Integrity is a non-partisan think tank primarily focused on climate and energy policy. It both produces research on legal, economic, and regulatory issues and advocates through amicus briefs, public comments, and expert testimony before courts, regulators, and legislatures.
State Energy & Environment Impact Center
The State Impact Center is dedicated to supporting state attorneys general in the defense and advancement of climate, energy, and environmental laws and policies. The Center provides direct legal assistance, organizes fellows, provides expert information, and produces research aimed at advancing its policy areas.
Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
CHRGJ, the hub of international human rights studies at NYU Law, houses environmental projects including the Climate Litigation Accelerator, an intersectional project aiming to hold corporations and governments accountable for climate and environmental harms. The Accelerator seeks to increase the impact of climate litigation by identifying gaps in existing practice, connecting litigants and experts in different fields, and spearheading and supporting climate lawsuits and other forms of advocacy.
NYU Law Clinics
Below is a selection of NYU Law's Clinics featuring an environmental focus:
- Environmental Law Clinic (with the NRDC)
- NYC Law Department Externship
- NYS OAG Social Justice Externship
- Regulatory Policy Clinic (with the Institute for Policy Integrity)
- UN Diplomacy Clinic