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Partners

The Urban Law Center collaborates with other academic centers and programs to enhance its offerings.

The Fordham Urban Law Journal, now in its 40th year, is one the most-cited specialty journals in the country, and one of the only law journals to address policy issues affecting urban areas.

The Law School has a number of clinics that reflect its urban orientation, including the Community Economic Development Clinic, the Housing Rights Clinic, and the Policy and Legislative Advocacy Clinic.

Established in 1998, the Coalition for Debtor Education assists consumers, particularly vulnerable populations, in understanding and improving their ability to manage their financial affairs.

Founded by renowned anthropologist Margaret Mead, Fordham's Urban Studies Program offers undergraduates courses, a master's in urban studies, and regular opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Rev. George J. McMahon, S.J. Summer Fellowship

Every year, the Urban Law Journal and the ULJ's Alumni Association partners with the Feerick Center for Social Justice to select a Fordham Law student for the George J. McMahon Fellowship. Eligible students include rising 2Ls or 3Ls working in public interest or government organizations outside of New York for the summer. The student will produce a written work on issues related to his or her research and work for the organization during the Fall 2014 semester. The Fellowship provides a $5,000 stipend, and the recipient will work with next year's ULJ editors to prepare the paper for publication in the ULJ. For interested students, please see the application, which can be accessed here.