Public Interest
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The High School Law Institute is a student-run organization at NYU Law that teaches high school students about the law and instills confidence in them as budding legal thinkers.

Gracie Smith '19
Gracie Smith '19

While it is safe to say most of us are ready for this election to be over and for our country to move forward, NYU Law has provided a great setting for debate, involvement, discussion, and—let’s be honest—commiseration about the issues being raised in this campaign.

Jessica Wilkins '16
Jessica Wilkins '16

Normally people hear the phrase “bending the rules” and think of skirting a process or going outside the lines. In the world of administrative law, though, bending the rules is part of the process.

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NYU’s Latino Law Students Association and the Latino Institute for Human Rights presented an inaugural, joint symposium creating an unprecedented space for policy analysts, lawyers, and community organizers to discuss themselves.

Ajani Husbands '17
Ajani Husbands '17

In a student organization, you have an opportunity to craft programs that expose students to real-world practitioners in law, policy, grassroots activism, and a host of other areas.

Carter Nelson '16
Carter Nelson '16

Being a student at NYU Law has given me the opportunity to participate in the national discussion about police and criminal justice reform in some unique ways.

Jonathan Levin '17
Jonathan Levin '17

My summer included an internship working with the Secretariat at The Hague Conference on Private International Law, and a chance to explore five countries in less than three months.

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

Why is an 81-year-old still flying around the world on business trips?

Ben Mejia '15
Ben Mejia '15

While it’s a lot of work for my third year, I’m glad to be taking a clinic.

Russell Rennie '17
Russell Rennie '17

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

Justin Keslowitz '15
Justin Keslowitz '15

I was correct to be “clinically” excited for 3L year, as my experience in NYU’s Business Law Transactions Clinic has been even more fulfilling than I anticipated!

Shuyue Tan LLM '15
Shuyue Tan LLM '15

If you look at many political events, you may often find underlying eco-sociological factors.

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.

Carter Nelson '16
Carter Nelson '16

One of the perks of being a student at NYU Law is that the school’s respected reputation provides its students with many opportunities. My summer is a great example of the ample options available to students who are willing to be creative and work hard to find the opportunities they want.

Justin Keslowitz '15
Justin Keslowitz '15

I am determined to make sure that my law school swan song has some meaning. Part of that meaning, I hope, will come from my participation in the Business Law Transactions Clinic.

Peter Dubrowski '14
Peter Dubrowski '14

NYU Law’s Public Service Auction is a massive undertaking that touches nearly every corner of the Law School community, and it’s incredibly impressive to see it pulled off every year.

Justin Keslowitz '15
Justin Keslowitz '15

Enjoy research and writing, but not sure what 1L summer job to apply for? Then seriously consider jamming with a federal judge this summer!

Sacha Baniel-Stark '15
Sacha Baniel-Stark '15

Not only are clinics great for bonding and ridiculous stories, but they’re a fantastic way to gain those real-life lawyer skills that law school supposedly doesn’t teach its students.

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Here are some first-hand accounts from NYU Law students about this year’s Guarini Government Summer Series featuring prominent alumni in Washington, D.C.

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