Green New York Clinic

Green New York Clinic

Judge David Barron
Spring 2013 clinic
2 clinical credits

Students who enroll in this clinic may count the credits towards the JD experiential learning requirement.

By Permission: Permission of the instructor is required for admission.
Early Add/Drop Deadline: September 4, 2012.
Co-requisite Class: Green New York (2 Fall credits). Clinic and class enrollment is bundled. Enrollment in one component (e.g. clinic) will automatically enroll you in the other component (e.g. class).

In December 2006, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced PlaNYC, an ambitious urban agenda that involves a major focus on environmental issues, ranging from reducing the city's impact on climate change to dealing with waterways and brownfields. This clinical program works in conjunction with the New York City Law Department to address the legal problems that New York City confronts in undertaking the efforts of PlaNYC. Students work under the supervision of New York City Law Department attorneys to conduct legal research and draft memos.

Admission is with the permission of the instructor. To apply, email Professor David Barron ( and describe your interest in the program and any relevant academic or professional experience. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Interested students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Subject Areas: Environmental Law, Procedure & Practice, Regulatory Law