Extracurricular Activities
Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

The Alternative Spring Break trip to Alaska was an awesome public service opportunity for someone who is interested in social and economic justice.

Darien Smith '16
Darien Smith '16

Before leaving New York for Shanghai, I never imagined two bustling global financial centers 8,000 miles away from each other would be so similar.

Alec Webley '16
Alec Webley '16

As marriage equality looks increasingly inevitable, attention is turning to another great civil rights battle for LGBT people: the struggle against workplace discrimination.

Jonathan Levin '17
Jonathan Levin '17

On my first trip to Queens, I was instantly seduced by the majesty of that outer borough.

Emma Trotter '16
Emma Trotter '16

Call it one big informal network—NYU Law Women claims as members every female-identifying student, and many alumnae to boot.

Alec Webley '16
Alec Webley '16

Every law school has one: the community-wide email list where students can post anything and everything.

Jessica Wilkins '16
Jessica Wilkins '16

Here’s the inside scoop on the work and the perks of being a member of the NYU Law Review.

Russell Rennie '17
Russell Rennie '17

It can be healthy to get out of the city and talk to ordinary humans.

Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

1L is a completely new experience, and it requires being focused and on your study game 100 percent. But there is a new and different challenge that emerges in 2L: namely, learning to balance the competing demands of school and life.

Ajani Husbands '17
Ajani Husbands '17

The Black Allied Law Students Association has proven an easy-to-access resource for finding out the answers to many common 1L questions. Moreover, it is also a nexus of positive reinforcement and community empowerment.

Ben Mejia '15
Ben Mejia '15

If you want to practice your writing and oral advocacy skills, the Marden Moot Court Competition is one of the best ways at NYU Law to do so.

Stephanie Damon-Moore '17
Stephanie Damon-Moore '17

NYU Law has many opportunities to get out of the classroom and see your passions in practice, not to mention the range of options that exist outside the Law School.

Ameneh Bordi '16
Ameneh Bordi '16

There is a whole other legal education available to us outside of the classroom that can be just as, or even more, valuable.

Russell Rennie '17
Russell Rennie '17

Getting to know professors personally your 1L year can be challenging. Enter the 1L Reading Group.

Alec Webley '16
Alec Webley '16

While our coffee options at NYU Law are well understood, tea requires a more searching judicial inquiry.

Shuyue Tan LLM '15
Shuyue Tan LLM '15

When I talk about engagement, I am not talking only about being engaged in classes.

Carter Nelson '16
Carter Nelson '16

I’ve often thought it strange that education seems to focus solely on intellectual skills. The aim of NYU Law’s Emotional Intelligence (EQ) workshop is to help students become aware of a non-academic set of skills necessary for effective leadership in any career.

Rucha Desai '16
Rucha Desai '16

I came to law school to explore how the institution of law can impact both development and progress. Over a cup of coffee and several fresh scones, His Excellency, Chief Justice Medhat al-Mahmoud of Iraq, gave me some insight.

Luping Zhang LLM '14
Luping Zhang LLM '14

Every morning when I wake up, I go through my Google Calendar with my foggy mind and try to figure out which panel on a legal topic would make my day.

Kathleen Kaffer '15
Kathleen Kaffer '15

Time is flying by, and I am eager to continue to explore Shanghai and the neighboring areas. There is so much to see, it is never boring.

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