Category Archives: PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

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…

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…

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…

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.”

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.”…

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)…

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…

George A. Katz Fellowship – Deadline Oct. 15

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan public policy and law institute that focuses on improving the systems of democracy and justice in the United States. Among our core priorities, we fight to protect…

US Culture Shock: All you wanted to know about the FBI and US army – from a lawyer’s perspective

Presenter: International Counter-Terrorism FBI Agent (former US Army and Criminal Defense attorney) Monday, October 6, 2014 12:25 PM – 1:50 PM Vanderbilt Hall 216 RSVP here The mission of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) is to, among other things,…

Faculty Research Assistant Postings (2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs)

Following is a listing of currently active RA positions on CSM.  Full descriptions and application instructions are available through the CSM Job Postings Tab: https://law-nyu-csm.symplicity.com/students/ Professor Alvarez – CSM ID 435091. Prof. Alvarez is looking for a research assistant on a discrete…

Public Interest Weekly News Digest from PSJD

*** Happy Friday everyone!  I’m writing to you this week from Happy Valley.  So excited to see a game at my alma mater.  I know the semester is starting (starting?) to get hectic, but remember to take a minute or…

PILC Drop-in Counseling Hours for the Week of Sept. 22

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…

Sept. 23: Visit from California Attorney General’s Office – Time Change

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm PILC Library, Furman Hall 430 Special Assistant Attorney General Jeff Tsai of the California Attorney General’s office will be holding an information session about their Honors Program. Please RSVP here. Pizza…

Sept. 23: Carnegie Open House

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace CONTACT:Tom Carver | tcarver@ceip.org Join us for Carnegie’s inaugural open house for faculty and students interested in international affairs. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the…

Sept. 30: New York City Bar Reception for International LLM Students

September 30, 2014 6:30 – 8:30 pm 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 Register online. Program and Reception For International LL.M. Candidates The panelists will speak about how they came to be involved in international practice. They will…

Call for Applications: Salzburg Global Seminar / Lloyd N. Cutler Fellows in International Law

Call for Applications Salzburg Global Seminar / Lloyd N. Cutler Fellows in International Law February 20-21, 2015 Washington, D.C. New York University (NYU) School of Law is accepting applications for the 2014 Salzburg Lloyd N. Cutler Fellows Program.  Five 2L,…

LLM Pro Bono Placement – International Rescue Committee – Immigration Legal Intern (Fall)

LLM Pro Bono Placement – International Rescue Committee – Immigration Legal Intern (Fall) The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading non-sectarian non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression…

PMF Application Information Sessions for 3Ls

The Class of 2015 PMF application will open from October 1-15, 2014, and the announcement can be found at www.USAJOBS.gov when it opens (simply search for “Presidential Management Fellows” during the open period). To learn more about eligibility and how to apply, please review…

Upcoming 3L Government Honors Deadlines

The following government programs have 3L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these and other 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 Federal Communications Commission…

Upcoming 2L Government Honors Deadlines

The following government programs have 2L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2014-15 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm.  Username: thin; Password: mints Summer Colorado Public Defender –…

Global Positioning Information Session: NYU Law Opportunities Overseas

The Office of Global Programs, in coordination with the Office of Career Services and the Public Interest Law Center, is pleased to announce the upcoming Global Positioning Information session, where students are invited to learn more about the professional and…

Public Interest Mentors!

For 1Ls & LLMS If you’re a 1L or L.L.M. student interested in public interest law, you’re not alone. There’s a vibrant community of students ready to support you. If you have a question about anything public interest – or…