Public Interest Weekly News Digest from PSJD

Here is the latest weekly News Digest from PSJD! *** Happy Friday everyone!  See below for more great Orientation Service Projects! Spotlight on Outstanding Public Servants: If you know someone we should honor, drop me a line. Here are the week’s…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Counseling Schedule August 20 to September 3 – Drop-ins Available for Cover-Letter Review

PILC counselors will not be available for appointments from August 20 to September 3. Regular counseling sessions and drop-in counseling appointments will resume on September 4. If you have an urgent matter and would like to request a meeting with…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Post-Graduate Fellowship Opportunities for 3Ls – September Deadlines

The following post-graduate fellowships have application deadlines in September.  (Please note that this list is not comprehensive.) George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship, Lawyers Committee’ for Civil Rights Under Law (Washington, DC) (due 9/15/14), see posting at www.psjd.org/opportunitydetails?OppID=53667&. Equal Justice Works…

3L, PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Upcoming 3L Government Honors Deadlines

The following government programs have 3L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2014-15 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at https://www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm. Username: thin; password: mints Department of Justice – Attorney…

OTHER

Upcoming U.S. Navy JAG Corps Information Session – Wednesday, 9/3/14 at 11:00 a.m. (2Ls, 3Ls)

Navy JAG Corps Information Session September 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Furman Hall – Office of Career Services Library Room 442 (in OCS/PILC/JCO Suite 430) RSVP on CSM via the Events tab followed by Employer Info Sessions This information session…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Mandatory 1L Meeting for Public Service Auction

Who: 1Ls When: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 4:10 p.m. Where: Tishman Auditorium, Vanderbilt Hall The majority of 1Ls will work a public interest internship the summer after their 1L year. Because most public interest organizations do not pay their student interns, 1Ls…

1L, PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI) – Week 1 Public Interest and Government Employers, September 15-19, 2014 (2Ls, 3Ls, Tax LLMs)

The following public interest and government employers will be interviewing during week 1 of Fall OCI, September 15-19, 2014. Week 1 bidding will close at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. IRS – Office of Chief Counsel (Nationwide)…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

World Bank Conference on Law, Justice and Development, Oct. 20-24: Limited Opportunity for LLMs to Attend for Free

The World Bank will be holding a conference on Law, Justice and Development from October 20 to October 24. NYU Law has been asked to nominate up to 5 LLM students to attend free of charge.  This would be a…

LLM, PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Do You Want to Be an NYU Law Student Blogger?

NYU School of Law’s Office of Communications is looking for a few talented student writers to blog about their opinions, ideas, and experiences for Life at NYU Law, the Law School’s official student blog. The position is unpaid. Bloggers will…

1L, 2L, 3L, COMMUNICATIONS, LLM

Add/Drop Ends at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 4, 2014

The last daily add/drop cycle will end at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 4. No Law School classes, with the exception of Directed Research and writing credits can be added to your fall 2014 class schedule after this time. The…

2L, 3L, ACADEMIC SERVICES, GRADUATE AFFAIRS, LLM

Cheer for Dean Morrison this Tuesday as he takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Come to the Vanderbilt Hall Courtyard on Tuesday, September 2 at 11:30 a.m. to cheer for Dean Morrison as he takes the ALS ice bucket challenge!  

1L, 2L, 3L, EVENTS, LLM, STUDENT AFFAIRS

3L J.D. Degree Requirements Progress Review for Graduation

In preparation for May 2015 graduation, we strongly advise that you take a moment to review your academic record to make sure that you are on track to graduate. You are responsible for making sure you are in compliance with…

3L, ACADEMIC SERVICES

ACCFSL 2015 WRITING COMPETITION

The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers is pleased to announce awards to be presented for (a) the best book (b) the best publishable article, book chapter, or substantial book review (c) the best student note or comment on…

1L, 2L, 3L, WRITING AND ADVOCACY COMPETITIONS

Invite Your Family and Loved Ones to Family Day, Sunday, September 21

Family Day is always a highlight of the Fall semester of each new academic year, as we offer a special glimpse into a day in the life of students at the Law School. This year, Family Day is Sunday, September…

1L, 2L, 3L, EVENTS, STUDENT AFFAIRS

New Student Resources

Entering Student Resources Student Life Guide Academic Policies Guide JD Academic Regulations Guide LLM Student Handbook Academic Services Housing Student Financial Services Business Cards The Docket Departments Directory Picture Book Student Bar Association (SBA) Law School Events Calendar

1L, STUDENT AFFAIRS

Application Now Open: NYU Law Abroad in Shanghai and Paris, Spring 2015

NYU Law Office of Global Programs is pleased to announce that the Second Round Application for NYU Law Abroad in Spring 2015 is currently available on our website. There are several openings at NYU Law in Shanghai and a small…

2L, 3L, EVENTS, GLOBAL

Senior Global Research Fellow Seeks Research Assistants for Fall 2014 (2L, 3L, LLM)

Senior Global Research Fellow Daniel Fitzpatrick is currently accepting applications for Research Assistants for the fall semester. The position allows 5 – 20 hours per week at $12 per hour. The research project is comparative land law in Asia. The…

2L, 3L, GLOBAL, LLM

Student Group Fair- Wednesday, September 10, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 11, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Greenberg Lounge Obtain information and meet with representatives from the many law student groups here at NYU School of Law. Please click here for a current listing of student groups.

1L, 2L, 3L, STUDENT AFFAIRS

Professor Bob Bauer Seeks Research Assistant (Deadline: 9/15)

Research assistance is needed on a project involving ethical and other issues facing government lawyers in rendering advice on sensitive national security legal matters. Assignments will involve research into the available literature, with occasional requests for short memoranda summarizing the…

DEADLINES

Professor David Garland Seeks Research Assistant

Professor David Garland would like to hire a research assistant to assist with a study of the history of punishment and state government. Please send a cover letter, a resume, an informal transcript, and a short writing sample to Professor…

DEADLINES

Interviews with Alaska Supreme Court

On Monday, September 15, Chief Justice Dana Fabe of the Alaska Supreme Court will be on-campus to interview prospective judicial law clerk applicants for the 2015-2016 term. She will be representing all five of the Alaska Supreme Court justices, as…

3L, JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS

November 2014 MPRE – September 10 Registration Deadline

The deadline to sign up for the November MPRE date is quickly approaching. Remember, you can sit for the MPRE even though you have not completed your Professional Responsibility class. See the basic MPRE application deadlines below, but please check the…

3L, GRADUATE AFFAIRS, LLM, RECORDS AND REGISTRATION

Update/Reminder for 2Ls Interested in Judicial Clerkships

Effective August 1, 2014 second-year law school students (“2Ls”) can submit applications on OSCAR (https://oscar.symplicity.com). Although judges are free to accept online applications from 2L law students now, most judges are not hiring 2Ls yet. Judges have begun posting listings…

2L, JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS

Sept. 2: Bidding for Week 1 of Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI) Closes at Midnight (2Ls, 3Ls, Tax LLMs)

Fall OCI begins on September 15! For this program, students rank-order their employment preferences and interviews are selected and scheduled through CSM (https://law-nyu-csm.symplicity.com/students/). Bidding for interviews occurs on a week-by-week basis, so we ask that you monitor the system closely…

2L, 3L, CAREER SERVICES (OCS), LLM

September 2: Foreign-Trained LLM Job Search Skills Workshop (Foreign-Trained LLMs)

Tuesday, September 2, 1:00-2:30 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge Mandatory session on the LLM job search. OCS Counselors will review the timing of the search, finding employment in the US, resources for the job search, and top tips for succeeding…

CAREER SERVICES (OCS), LLM

Sept. 3: Upcoming U.S. Navy JAG Corps Information Session – Wednesday, 9/3/14 at 11:00 am (2Ls, 3Ls)

Navy JAG Corps Information Session September 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Furman Hall – Office of Career Services Library Room 442 (in Office of Career Services Suite 430) RSVP on CSM via the Events tab followed by Employer Info Sessions…

2L, 3L, CAREER SERVICES (OCS)

Sept. 5: Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI) – Bidding for Week 2 Opens 12:00 p.m. (2Ls, 3Ls)

Week 2 of Fall OCI will take place September 22 through September 24. Bidding for week 2 of Fall OCI will open on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. and will close on Monday, September 8 at (midnight). Please…

2L, 3L, CAREER SERVICES (OCS)

Sept. 8 – 24: Walk for Work with Associate Dean Dorzback (2Ls, 3Ls)

Associate Dean Dorzback will be available to students on an individual basis by advance sign-up to discuss job search related issues during a walk around Washington Square Park. Sign up through the events tab on https://law-nyu-csm.symplicity.com/students/.

2L, 3L, CAREER SERVICES (OCS)

Sept. 15 – 19: Week 1 Employers for Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI) (2Ls, 3Ls, Tax LLMs)

The following employers will be interviewing during week 1 of Fall OCI, September 15-19, 2014. Week 1 bidding will close at midnight  on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Alcoa (Pittsburgh PA) – 2Ls Bredhoff & Kaiser, P.L.L.C.  (Washington, DC) – 2Ls…

2L, 3L, CAREER SERVICES (OCS), LLM

Post-EIW Resources To Assist You in Your Summer Job Search and Decision-Making

2014 Directory of 3Ls Who Worked at Law Firms In an effort to facilitate conversations about law firm summer associate programs, the OCS has created a directory of NYU 3Ls who worked at law firms this past summer. This “2014…

2L, CAREER SERVICES (OCS)