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Our three law centers let you apply your classroom learning to real-world situations in diverse and growing areas of the law: business law, social responsibility, and international law and policy. Starting as early as your first year, you will have opportunities to join professors and classmates on projects that will hone your skills, strengthen your résumé, and provide a foundation for your career after graduation.
Professor David M. Siegel of the Center for Law and Social Responsibility
Professor David M. Siegel, director of the Center for Law and Social Responsibility, is a founding member of the New England Innocence Project.

From the Classroom to the Front Lines

New England Law’s three centers—Center for Business Law, Center for International Law and Policy, and Center for Law and Social Responsibility—are academic and research hubs on campus. They address emerging needs across a broad spectrum of legal fields by hosting events, facilitating pro bono work, conducting a variety of exciting research projects, and more.

Center Projects Provide Meaningful Experience

As a law student, you can participate in center projects as early as your first year, gaining invaluable exposure to real-world legal work and practical experience in research, writing, client advocacy, and more. Center projects may pertain to such legal topics as:

  • Corporate governance
  • Criminal justice reform
  • Domestic violence
  • E-commerce
  • Environmental advocacy
  • Intellectual property protection
  • International human rights
  • Refugee and asylum law
  • War crimes

These projects lay the foundation for collaborative research and outreach that will hone your skills, jump-start your career, and make a positive impact on the world. You’ll join professors, researchers, and classmates to focus on issues that spark your passion for the law.

Explore our centers of law to find the area that motivates and inspires you.

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