PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER (PILC)

Sept. 8-11: PILC Week: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering

PILC presents PILC Week: An Introduction to Public Interest Lawyering – an event for 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls to kick off the fall semester. Jump-start your career planning for the year, get nuts and bolts advice from alumni practitioners, concluding in an […]

Sept. 11: Legal Services NYC’s Bankruptcy Assistance Project Pro Bono Training

The New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project (NYC BAP) is part of Legal Services NYC, the largest provider of civil legal services in the United States. Legal volunteers work to save New York’s most vulnerable residents from wage garnishments, property […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Daylight

Daylight is a justice collective that began with an idea that justice work should cross disciplines, sectors, and national boundaries. Justice is not defined by law, political institutions, or international standards. Instead, Daylight looks to build community justice by strengthening culturally […]

Survey to Inform IDLO’s Strategic Plan 2021-2024

The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is the only global intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law and sustainable development. The IDLO is currently working to develop a forward-looking Strategic Plan for 2021-2024 that promotes a “people-centered” […]

Vera Institute of Justice’s Graduate Students of Color for Justice Collective

The Vera Institute of Justice is excited to announce that applications for the next cohort of the Graduate Students of Color for Justice Collective (GSOC) are now open! Rooted in the commitment to center diverse voices and invest in emerging leaders in the […]

Aug. 28-31: Apply to Public Interest Employers Interviewing 2Ls and 3Ls in Fall OCI

Overview: Fall OCI is a seven week recruiting program administered via CSM/Symplicity (https://law-nyu-csm.symplicity.com/students) during which public sector employers interview 2Ls for summer internships and 3Ls for post-graduate jobs.  This year, interviews will be taking place via Zoom. Week 2 Employers: The following employers will […]

Sept. 10: Human Rights at NYU Welcome Event

The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, the Robert & Helen Bernstein Institute of Human Rights, and the U.S.-Asia Law Institute invite incoming 1Ls, LLMs, transfer students, visiting scholars, and all new & continuing members of the NYU Law community to […]

Aug. 21-24: Apply to Public Interest Employers Interviewing 2Ls and 3Ls in Fall OCI

Overview: Fall OCI is a seven week recruiting program administered via CSM/Symplicity (https://law-nyu-csm.symplicity.com/students) during which public sector employers interview 2Ls for summer internships and 3Ls for post-graduate jobs.  This year, interviews will be taking place via Zoom. Week 1 Employers: The following employers will […]

Aug. 27: Gideon’s Promise Application Deadline

The Gideon’s Promise Law School Partnership Project (LSPP) is inviting applications for its class of 2021 fellows. LSPP is a 3-year fellowship that provides recent law school graduates committed to a career in public defense with continuing legal education training […]

New York City Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Program

Connection and Support for 3Ls, LL.M.s, Recent Grads and New Attorneys Are you a 3L, recent grad, or new attorney who would like to feel more connected with your peers during these challenging times? The New York City Bar Association […]

Aug. 18: US DOJ Webinar on the Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar introducing law students to the 2020 Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program at the U.S. Department of Justice. They will discuss the programs, updates, applications, and […]

Aug. 20: Brooks Institute Aspiring Animal Law Professor Fellowship Application Deadline

The Brooks Institute is offering an academic-year fellowship to law students who are interested in pursuing a career in law teaching and who seek mentorship and an opportunity to develop scholarly agendas in the field of animal law.  The goal […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice: The Legacy of Jean v. Nelson

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law, and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law are pleased to present a legal conference exploring the intersection of immigration […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Consumer Debt Project

The New York State Courts Access to Justice Program seeks law students to provide pro bono service in its Consumer Debt Program for unrepresented Consumer Debtors appearing in Civil Court. The work would involve research on updating the court’s online information for […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Jailhouse Lawyer Initiative

The Jailhouse Lawyer Initiative (JLI) is a project led by the Legal Empowerment and Advocacy Hub (LEAH), a community justice organization founded and directed by Jhody Polk, a justice impacted leader, and supported by the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights. JLI advocates for the legal empowerment of […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – International Lawyers Assisting Workers Network

In December 2018, the International Lawyers Assisting Workers (ILAW) Network, the first global network of union and worker rights lawyers and advocates, was established. Given that workers are confronting common legal issues worldwide, and that, increasingly, legal issues involve multiple […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – African Services Committee

Who We Are African Services Committee (ASC) is the oldest non-profit serving the African immigrant community in New York City. Established in 1981 by Ethiopian refugees, ASC was initially set up to provide comprehensive resettlement assistance to African refugees and […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – LiveHelp Operator

LawHelpNY is New York’s leading legal information and referral resource helping low-income New Yorkers find solutions to their legal problems. Thousands of unrepresented New Yorkers come to LawHelpNY.org looking for help with legal problems. Navigating the legal system without the […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Just Security

Just Security is an online forum for the rigorous analysis of U.S. national security law and policy, broadly defined. We approach field with an equal emphasis on international humanitarian law, international human rights law, and domestic law. Our publication aims to […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Research Assistants for the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

The Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging seeks 2020 graduates to conduct research work on a flexible part-time basis. They are looking in particular for: Graduates with expertise in Indian, Pakistani, Japanese, or Iranian law; and/or Graduates with an interest […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – CHRGJ Volunteer Opportunities

Privatization and Human Rights CHRGJ’s Human Rights and Privatization Project is looking for volunteers to conduct research on the human rights impacts of privatizing essential sectors and services, including canvassing privatization projects at the global level to identify case studies that raise […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Legal Services NYC’s Bankruptcy Assistance Project

The New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project (NYC BAP) is part of Legal Services NYC, the largest provider of civil legal services in the United States. Legal volunteers work to save New York’s most vulnerable residents from wage garnishments, property […]

Immigrant Justice Corps Class of 2021 Justice Fellowship Application Now Open

Each year IJC awards Justice Fellowships to approximately 25 recent law graduates from around the country – individuals with tremendous talent, promise, and a demonstrated commitment to providing legal services for low income people and immigrants. IJC trains Justice Fellows […]

Law for Black Lives Volunteer Opportunities

Law for Black Lives is committed to providing support for the people in the streets and lawyers who want to be of service to movement at this moment. To volunteer to provide legal support, please register here.

Defending Protesters in Criminal Court CLE Now Available Online

Now available online: The Mass Defense Committee of the NLG-NYCand the NLG-NYU Chapter present Defending Protesters in Criminal Court A CLE (Continuing Legal Education) program on basics of representing justice demonstrators in NYC Criminal Courts (3 NY CLE Credits in […]

Build Power / Fight Power: a 5-Part Course on Movement Lawyering

A group of movement lawyering practitioners & educators, in collaboration with Movement Law Lab invite you to register for Build Power / Fight Power: a 5-Part Course on Movement Lawyering. Times of upheaval are also times of great opportunity and change. […]

July 24: Furman Public Policy Scholarship Program Deadline

NYU Law is proud to announce that the Furman Public Policy Scholarship Program will grant partial tuition scholarships for two years to one or two rising 2Ls who have a strong background and interest in public policy. The Furman Public […]

DOJ Wednesday Webinar Series

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management will once again be hosting a Wednesday Webinar Series in which they will highlight offices participating in the Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program. WEDNESDAY WEBINAR DATE PARTICIPATING OFFICES* June 17, […]

July 9: Lawyering With Youth

A public conversation about youth justice with three attorneys who have dedicated their careers to lawyering with young people. The Door’s Legal Services Center and NYU’s Public Interest Law Center present “Lawyering with Youth: A Public Conversation about Youth Justice” […]

2020 American Society of International Law Virtual Annual Meeting

The American Society of International Law’s first-ever Virtual Annual Meeting will take place on June 25-26, 2020. Registration is free for students. To register for the ASIL 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting please visit www.asil.org/AM. The Virtual Annual Meeting will offer all of […]