Posts of interest to 3L students

Posts of interest to 3L students

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, […]

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 […]

Brandeis Association Scholarship Fund

The Brandeis Association of Queens County Scholarship Fund will provide two 5,000 scholarships to Jewish law students currently in the 2nd or 3rd year of study at the time of submission and who are residents of Queens County or who […]

“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 […]

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   You are invited to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000-20,000 words on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 3L Government Deadlines

The following government programs have 3L 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   3Ls Post Grad National Labor Relations Board […]

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. 30/Apr. 19: NYU Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Sessions

Thursday 3/30, 12pm-1pm (GSAS Grad Student Lounge in Silver, Rm 120) Wednesday 4/19, 5:30pm-6:30pm (Wasserman Center)   Gain a detailed overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, including types of awards, destinations, and a review of the application process. RSVP on […]

Mar. 31: Post-Graduate Fellowship for 3Ls – Poverty Justice Solutions Application Deadline

Now in its third year, the Poverty Justice Solutions Fellowship is a two-year fellowship awarded to 20 graduating 3Ls and recent graduates to work as entry-level attorneys at civil legal service providers in New York City focusing on eviction prevention […]

April 4: Financial Literacy Skills Building Workshop for 3Ls

WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY PAYCHECK? FINANCIAL PLANNING 101 FH 210 at 4:00 p.m. Most of us have big financial goals and not enough cash to spare. So deciding what to do with your paycheck after you’ve covered your basic expenses can be tough. After […]

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 […]

Apr. 17: NYU Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship Deadline

Graduating 3Ls are invited to apply for the NYU Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship with a non-profit host organization in the United States or abroad.  Host organizations must do legal work in reproductive justice and/or women’s rights and have […]

Apr. 26: 3L and LLM Farewell Public Interest Reception

Please join PILC for the 3L and LLM Farewell Public Interest Reception on April 19 from 6.00pm to 7.30pm in Sexton Lounge, Furman Hall.    All graduating 3L and LLM students are invited to join us for an opportunity to get […]

Pro Bono Opportunity: NYLAG Clinic Volunteer Opportunity

NYLAG will be conducting general immigration screenings for a variety of immigrant populations to determine eligibility for various forms of immigration relief, including family based petitions, deferred action, naturalization, T and U visas, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). Clinic […]

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, […]

Apr. 14: Deadline to Complete the Graduate Employment Survey: Required in order to receive graduation tickets (3Ls)

The Office of Career Services, the Public Interest Law Center, and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations are coordinating efforts to gather employment data by way of the Graduate Employment Survey.  Due to the importance of collecting this information […]

Apr. 17: How to Succeed As a Summer Associate and Throughout Your Legal Career Panel: Qualifies as EIW Career Educational Credit (1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls)

How to Succeed As a Summer Associate and Throughout Your Legal Career Monday, April 17, 4:00 – 5:15 p.m., Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Hall Law firm representatives – including a partner, associate, and legal recruiter – as well as a legal […]