Curriculum

Clinic - Public Interest/Public Service Fellowship

Credits: 6.00
Faculty: Stacy Caplow

The PipS Fellowship is an externship course in which students work full-time at a partner office or agency throughout their 3L year, in anticipation of full-time employment as a Fellow post-graduation for one year. Students might work at: NY Legal Assistance Group, the Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Defender Services, Youth Represent, Public Health Solutions, the Community Service Society, Safe Horizons, the ASPCA, the NYC Law Department, the NY Transit Authority or the NY County District Attorney, among others.

Students are selected for this Fellowship through an application process in their 2L year.

Seminar:

The mandatory 4 credit seminar for the PipS Fellowship meets twice a week each semester. In this seminar 3L Fellows will satisfy the Professional Responsibility requirement in the context of lawyers in practice while studying aspects of the legal profession, lawyering skills, and particular issues that arise in their placements.

Grading:

The seminar is letter grade only and the fieldwork is pass-Fail only.