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Posts of interest to 1L students.

Posts of interest to 1L students.

Mar. 29: Evening with Donna Lieberman, Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union

Lean in NYC invites you to join them for an Evening with Donna Lieberman, Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union.  They are expecting a lively discussion about NYCLU work in the areas of immigration, policing and many of the other issues […]

Congratulations to Our 2017 IFD Fellows!

We would like to congratulate the 14 recipients of this year’s NYU International Finance and Development (IFD) Fellowship. To learn more about the students’ backgrounds and where they’ll be spending their summer / fall, please click here.

Copyrighting Wearable Technology

Monday, April 3, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge In its first design copyright case in decades, the Supreme Court just ruled in Varsity Brands that (at least some) fashion designs are copyrightable. Patents have historically been the IP […]

Deans’ Cup

Thursday, April 6, 2017  |  7:30 PM – 10:00 PM 3030 Broadway New York, NY 10027 This annual charity basketball event held between Columbia Law School and NYU School of Law raises funds for public interest work at both schools, […]

Journal Information Session for 1Ls

Representatives from the NYU journals and the Moot Court Board hold a yearly information session for 1L students to explain the mechanics of the annual writing competition from which new journal members are chosen. This year’s session will be Monday, April 3 from 4:30-5:45 […]

Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition: Final Argument

  Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition: Final Argument Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Greenberg Lounge, 40 Washington Sq. South, New York, New York 10012   Named for the famous NYU Alumnus, the Orison S. Marden Competition […]

“How Did You Get Into This?”: Reception for Health Law in the Private Sector

Monday, April 3, 2017  |  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wachtell, Furman Hall   Interested in health law? Not sure how to get into this field? Join the Health Law & Policy Society (HLPS) at “How Did You Get Into […]

Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships

Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships, which are available to members of active Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapters. Scholarship amounts are: $5,000 each for three first place […]

The Warren E. Burger Prize

The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.   You are invited to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000-20,000 words on […]

Copyrighting Wearable Technology

Monday, April 3, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge In its first design copyright case in decades, the Supreme Court just ruled in Varsity Brands that (at least some) fashion designs are copyrightable. Patents have historically been the IP […]

American Bar Association 2017 Law Student Writing Competition: Endangered Species

The ABA SEER Endangered Species Committee will again be holding a student writing competition this year. Theme: Demonstrate original thought on a question of legal and/or policy significance on any issue related the Endangered Species Act, wildlife law, and natural […]

Phillip R. Shawe Scholarship Competition

Contestants can participate by preparing briefs of no more than 15 pages. They will address the U.S. constitutional implications (Due Process and Takings Clauses) of the Delaware courts’ powers to adopt a forced sale remedy when shareholders of a highly […]

Notre Dame Law School Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Notre Dame Law School sponsors an annual writing competition on the topic of legal ethics.  All students with an interest in legal ethics are invited and encouraged to participate.   A prize of $2,500 will be awarded for one winning […]

LSAC Writing Competition 2017

The LSAC Diversity Committee is announcing the 2017 Diversity Writing Competition. There are three levels of competition (1L, 2L, and 3L/4L.) The winner of each level will receive a $5,000 cash prize.  The absolute deadline for all entries is March 31, 2017. […]

LRAP Information Session

If you are thinking about a career in public interest law, let us show you how LRAP can work for you after graduation. The Office of Student Financial Services invites you to attend our upcoming LRAP Information Session.  At this […]

NYU Cyber Scholarship application is now open!

The NYU Center for Cybersecurity, a collaboration among NYU School of Law, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and other NYU schools, is soliciting applications for two interdisciplinary scholarship programs for students passionate about cybersecurity. Law students selected for the […]

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer Diversity Scholarship application is now available!

The law firm of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer is seeking applications for its 2017 Diversity Scholarship.  The scholarship will award $10,000 to currently enrolled, highly qualified, first-year law students to help finance tuition costs for the second academic year. […]

REMINDER: Spring 2017 Exam Postponement/Accommodation Requests – Available March 17 – March 31 (not applicable to Executive LL.M. Tax students)

While exams are still a bit way off, it is important that you take time to review your exam schedule for any conflicts and apply for an exam postponement/accommodation per the rules. Let’s do everything we can to facilitate a […]

Paid Fall Term-Time Internship at Her Justice

Her Justice seeks a NYU Law student for each semester of the academic year to serve as the New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation (NYWBAF) Fellow. The position requires 10-20 hours per week. The fellowship is funded by the NYWBA […]

PILC Drop-in Hours for the Week of March 27

For career planning questions that can be answered in 15 minutes or less, the Public Interest Law Center (PILC) offers drop-in counseling during the following days and times this week: Monday, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm Tuesday, from 3:30 to […]

Upcoming 1L Government Deadlines

The following government programs have 2L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2016-17 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at arizonahandbooks.com/u/nyupilc Password: pomegranate   1Ls Summer Wisconsin Judicial Court System – […]

Upcoming Public Policy Internship and Fellowship Deadlines

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2015-16 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at arizonahandbooks.com/u/nyupilc password: pomegranate   FELLOWSHIPS Heritage Foundation, The (Washington, DC) – Graduate […]

Mar. 27: A Conversation with NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell

Please join PILC and the Center on Law and Security for a brown bag lunch with Glenn Gerstell who is visiting the Law School on Monday, March 27, and would like to have a discussion with students about careers in […]

Mar. 27: An Introduction to Public Interest Law Firms

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm Room: Furman Hall 212   The Public Interest Law Center invites you to learn more about public interest law firms. Alumni who practice at public interest law firms – focusing on […]

Mar. 30: Environmental Law Journal Symposium – Green Cities: Why Environmentalists Should Live in the Concrete Jungle

Did you know that Manhattan is the most environmentally friendly place to live in the US? On March 30th, the NYU Environmental Law Journal will host a panel entitled Green Cities. Our panel is focused both on how living in dense cities […]

Mar. 31: Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Program for Summer 2017 Deadline

Eligible 1Ls with public interest summer internships may apply to the Catalyst Public Service Fellowship Program, a program of the New York Bar Foundation.  Fellows will receive an additional $500 in summer funding (on top of the $4500 PILC summer […]

Apr. 6: Meet Charles Radcliffe, Chief of Equality & Non-Discrimination at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017 Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room: Furman Hall 440   The Public Interest Law Center invites you to sign up for a one-on-one session with Charles Radcliffe, the Chief of Equality & Non-Discrimination at […]

Apr. 6: Skadden Fellowship Info Session and Counseling Sessions

Please join PILC and Susan Butler Plum, director of the Skadden Foundation, to learn about the post-graduate public interest Skadden Fellowship (http://www.skaddenfellowships.org/about-foundation).  The Skadden Fellowship is a two-year post-graduate fellowship to execute a project of one’s own design at a […]

Academic Careers Program Scholarship Clinic 2017

All law students, alumni and affiliates are invited to attend the Academic Careers Program Scholarship Clinic 2017. This one-day program is focused on preparing for the legal teaching market and takes place on Friday, April 7, from 9:00 am-5:00 pm, […]

Mar. 27 – 30: Law Firm Events (1Ls)

The following law firms will be hosting events for 1Ls only during the week of March 27. For details regarding these events, as well as all others, please log-in to your CSM account and click on the Events tab followed […]