City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law
- New York
The mission of CUNY School of Law is to educate students for the practice of law with special emphasis on public service and public interest law. We seek to enhance the divesity of the bar and to meet previously unmet legal needs,to recruit students and train lawyers from historically underserved communities, and to educte all our students about the diverse and special legal needs of communities throughout our City and State. We seek to make legal education available to a broad variety of applicants based on an evaluation of the whole person, her/his background, prior academc and other work experience, dedication to public interest, and the degree to which these factors inspire confidence that s/he can successfully complete the Law School program and become an excellent lawyer.