Gideon’s Promise Law School Partnership Program (“LSPP”) is inviting applications for 2015-16

Dear 3L’s, Gideon’s Promise Law School Partnership Program (“LSPP”) is inviting applications for 2015-16.  You can read about LSPP here: http://gideonspromise.org/law-schools/law-school-partnership-project/. In short, NYU Law may nominate up to one 3L to work at one of the participating public defender…

3L, PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

20th Annual Timothy A. Gelatt Dialogue on the Rule of Law in Asia: China, North Korea, and Human Rights

Tuesday, November 11, 2014  |  1:30 PM – 7:00 PM Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall 40 Washington Square South  map The U.S.-Asia Law Institute and The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea would like to invite you to the 20th Annual Timothy…

1L, 2L, 3L, CENTERS, EVENTS, GLOBAL

Human Rights Clinics, North and South

What: Human Rights Clinics, North and South When: October 16, 2014, 12:30 – 2pm Where: WILF hall, 5th floor conference room (139 MacDougal Street, NYU School of Law) The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and the Global Justice Clinic invite you…

1L, 2L, 3L, CENTERS, CLINICS, GLOBAL, LLM

A Conversation with the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston

What: A Conversation with the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston When: October 16, 2014, 6-7:30pm, wine and cheese at 6 pm Where: Furman Hall (245 Sullivan St) Rm. 212 The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice…

1L, 2L, 3L, CENTERS, EVENTS, GLOBAL, LLM

Emotional Intelligence: The Other Kind of Smart – Part I

You are invited to participate in an Emotional Intelligence (EQ) session led by Vice Dean Jeannie Forrest. If you were unable to attend on September 29, you are welcome to join the upcoming Part I session on Monday, October 13,…

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

Forum Film Festival: Camp X-Ray with Kristen Stewart and Peter Sattler

9th Annual Forum Film Festival: Opening Night, Camp X-Ray with Kristen Stewart and Peter Sattler Tuesday, October 7, 2014  | 7:00 p.m. Tishman Auditorium, Vanderbilt Hall Join the 2014 Forum Film Festival Opening Night with a screening of IFC Films’ Camp X-Ray (in theaters Oct.…

EVENTS, FORUM ON LAW, CULTURE & SOCIETY

Invitation to Global Fellows Forum October 7th and 14th

On behalf of the Global Fellows Program at the Hauser Global Law School, we cordially invite you to attend our Global Fellows Forums to be held on Tuesday, October 7th, in Furman Hall 910 and Tuesday, October 14th, in D’Agostino…

GLOBAL, GRADUATE AFFAIRS

Bar Admission Requirement and Deadlines

If you plan on taking a July 2015 bar exam be sure to familiarize yourself with the requirements and deadlines for your jurisdiction by checking the National Conference of Bar Examiner’s website:  http://www.ncbex.org/assets/media_files/Comp-Guide/CompGuide.pdf

3L, LLM, RECORDS AND REGISTRATION

Yoga with Dean Fama TODAY 9/29: D’Agostino Hall-Lipton Hall

Come and get some relaxation and relief from class, join Assistant Dean Arthur Fama for yoga!  Fall 2014 Yoga Schedule Pointers and practices on how yoga can help you relax, rejuvenate and focus. Monday, September 29, 2014  |  12:30 PM…

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

3Ls and Full-time LL.M.s: Apply for May 2015 Graduation via Albert October 6 through February 6, 2015

Beginning Monday, October 6, all students anticipating a May 2015 degree need to register for graduation on Albert. Completing this application ensures that you are on the degree list and that you will receive all mailings relevant to graduation ceremonies. For…

3L, ACADEMIC SERVICES, GRADUATE AFFAIRS, LLM

Full-time Students Who Are Called for Jury Duty

Full-time students are eligible to request a deferment of their jury duty service. If you receive a summons for jury duty, bring the original summons to the Office of Academic Services (JDs) or the Office of Graduate Affairs (LLMs) no…

1L, 2L, 3L, ACADEMIC SERVICES, GRADUATE AFFAIRS, LLM

Public Interest Weekly News Digest from PSJD

Here is the latest weekly New Digest from PSJD! *** Happy Friday everyone! As we start planning Pro Bono Week events, we’re thinking about the great student-run public interest events we’ve seen in the past. If your student group is…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Drop-in Counseling Hours for the Week of Sept. 29

For career planning questions that can be answered in 10 minutes or less, the Public Interest Law Center (PILC) offers drop-in counseling during the following days and times this week: Monday, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with Sara Rakita Tuesday, from…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

PILC Prosecution Mailing List

PILC will be maintaining a prosecution mailing list for student interested in careers in prosecution. To be added to the list, email johnl@nyu.edu with the subject: “prosecution mailing list.”

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Oct. 6: Wine and Cheese Reception for Land and Energy Law

Please join us for a wine and cheese reception with NYU Law faculty and student group leaders whose work focuses on property, real estate, environmental law, energy, housing, land use, community development, urban affairs, and related topics. This reception gives…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Sept. 30: Human Rights Watch Fellowship Individual Counseling Session

If you are interested in applying for the Human Rights Watch Fellowship for NYU School of Law students, then schedule a 15-minute counseling session with Christopher Albin-Lackey of Human Rights Watch. Mr. Albin-Lackey will be at NYU School of Law…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Oct. 6: Lunch with Karla G. Sanchez, NYS Executive Deputy Director for Economic Justice

Students are invited to meet and have lunch with Karla G. Sanchez, Executive Deputy Attorney General for Economic Justice for the State of New York, as part of the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights lunchtime speaker series. Date: Monday,…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Oct. 8: International Public Interest Careers Panel

Wednesday, October 8, 2014  |  4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Smart Classroom 220, Vanderbilt Hall 40 Washington Square South  map Are you interested in learning how to break into this exciting sector of public interest law? A panel of international lawyers…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Oct. 13: Fall Public Interest Mentors & Clinics Reception

Monday, October 13, 2014  |  6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall 40 Washington Square South  map Reception for the public interest community to relax and come together. 1L students can meet their public interest mentors.

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Oct. 15: Leaders in Public Interest Lecture: Zachary Carter ’75, Corporation Counsel of New York City

The Leaders in Public Interest Lecture proudly presents Zachary Carter’ 75, corporation counsel for the City of New York. Mr. Carter will address students on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall. Mr. Carter will…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Pro Bono Placement – Legal Aid Society Prisoners’ Rights Project – Volunteers (Rolling)

Pro Bono Placement – Legal Aid Society Prisoners’ Rights Project – Volunteers (Rolling) The Legal Aid Society has a system-wide class action lawsuit addressing guard brutality in the City jails. Placement: The organization seeks JD and LLM students to go…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Pro Bono Opportunity – Assistance for Unaccompanied Minors (October)

Pro Bono Opportunity – Assistance for Unaccompanied Minors (October) There has been a significant increase in the need for volunteers to assist unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Central America.  The Immigration Court and advocate community are working together to provide…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Oct. 23: Lawyering in the Field of Civil Liberties

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Furman Hall, 310 To celebrate Pro Bono Week 2014, ACLU litigator Stephen Pevar will deliver a lunchtime talk on the topic of “Lawyering in the Field of Civil Liberties.”…

LLM, PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Post-graduate fellowship opportunities for 3Ls – October deadlines

The following post-graduate fellowships have application deadlines in October.  (Please note that this list is not comprehensive.) Coffin Fellowhip, Maine Bar Foundation(Portland, ME) (due 10/10/14) – see posting at https://www.psjd.org/opportunitydetails?OppID=53394&SearchTypeID=2&SearchWithin=0&OpportunityTypeID=4,16,17,7&sortBy=PostDate&Search=Y. Brennan Center for Justice, Katz Fellowship (New York, NY)(due 10/15/14)…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

There’s an App for That: DOJ Law Jobs, a New Mobile App

The U.S. Department of Justice unveiled a new mobile app, called DOJ Law Jobs, which will provide attorneys and law students with a quick and easy way to find an attorney position or law student internship with the Department. DOJ…

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Admissions Ambassador Orientation Meeting

Are you excited to be at NYU? Would you like to take part in future recruitment activities? Join the Admissions Ambassador program! Each year we rely on current students to help us recruit prospective and admitted students for the upcoming…

ADMISSIONS

What Do You Think About the NYU Law Magazine?

The NYU School of Law Office of Communications is looking for your feedback. Please take a few minutes to answer our brief magazine survey, now available at bit.do/nyulaw2014survey. Your opinion matters! And don’t forget you can now find the new…

COMMUNICATIONS

Database Fair – Reminder

Stop by Golding Lounge on Sept 29th between 12pm-3pm to meet with reps from CALI, Fastcase, JSTOR, Oxford University Press, ProQuest and Wolters Kluwer. Learn how these databases will help you with your legal research. Visit at least 3 reps…

LIBRARY SERVICES

Tomorrow! David R. Tillinghast Lecture on International Taxation

Nineteenth Annual David R. Tillinghast Lecture on International Taxation Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 6:00 p.m. Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall 40 Washington Square South   The NYU School of Law International Tax Program invites you to thenineteenth annual David R.…

GRADUATE TAX PROGRAM

July 2015 Bar Exam

If you are planning on taking a bar exam in July 2015 be sure to familiarize yourself with the detailed requirements for your jurisdiction by checking the National Conference of Bar Examiner’s website:  http://www.ncbex.org/assets/media_files/Comp-Guide/CompGuide.pdf The Bar Checklist  is available at:…

3L, GRADUATE AFFAIRS, LLM, RECORDS AND REGISTRATION