CUNY Law students bring a passion to make a difference in their communities. CUNY Law gives them the tools to make that change. As the nation's premier public interest law school, we are driven by a mission to enhance the diversity of the legal profession and graduate outstanding attorneys intent on creating change for the better. A CUNY Law education prepares lawyers who are ready to right the wrongs, stand up for the underserved and fight for social justice.


Featured Events

Unbecoming: Screening & Discussion

November 27, 2018
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM

When family values intersect with the values of the courtroom, will justice yield to the unbecoming? Panel discussion moderated by Prof. Steve Zeidman with the director, Vee Bravo and more.

W. Haywood Burns Symposium and Awards Ceremony

November 28, 2018
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM

The New York State Bar Association will hold a symposium that addresses the evolving role of the social justice advocate in the 21st century, with a look at voting-rights issues in light of the recent midterm elections.

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Admissions Events

Tours for admitted and prospective students are by appointment during specific times throughout the year.

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Justice Sonia Sotomayer

Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice

The Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice features luminaries such as former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan, and Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor.

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