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.
Our 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
The launch event for the most recent edition of the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy’s State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods report, published annually since 2001 and...
As a Root-Tilden-Kern scholar at NYU Law, Johnathan Smith ’07 knew that he wanted to use his legal career to fight for civil rights and racial and social justice. Ten years in, Smith has...
Chantá Parker ’06 defines herself as a “helper.” And it is through this lens, she says, that she relates to the world. That disposition led Parker to NYU Law, where she uncovered a strong interest in...
A Powerhouse for Advocacy: At NYU Law, the Brennan Center for Justice, founded in honor of a Supreme Court legend, uses a multipronged approach to pursue social justiceNYU Law’s Brennan Center for Justice was unique from its inception. Founded through the efforts of dozens of US Supreme Court Justice William Brennan Jr.’s former clerks, who raised $5 million for...