Law, Criminal Justice & Public Affairs
Centers and Institutes
Center for Justice and Mental Health Research examines individuals within correctional populations who are in need of medical, psychiatric and substance-abuse treatment with the goal of identifying critical needs and points of intervention, and to test treatment effectiveness of service.
Center for Law, Science and Technology supports faculty and student interest in intellectual property law, as well as in the intersection of law and science more generally.
Center on Public Security studies the causes of terrorism, ways to fight it, and how to cope with its consequences. The center also initiates ongoing training and outreach programs in collaboration with academic, professional, corporate and government agencies.
Clinics – visit the School of Law—Newark website for a complete list of the law school’s clinics.
Crime Prevention Service for Business works with small businesses in Newark and the rest of northern New Jersey to find workable crime prevention measures that are simple, practical and inexpensive.
Division of Global Affairs studies the causes and consequences of the globalization of worldwide communications, economic activity and culture, through graduate studies, research, and broader outreach such as seminars and workshops.
E-Governance Institute explores how the internet and other information and communication technologies have and will continue to impact productivity and performance on the public sector and how e-governance fosters new and deeper citizen involvement within the governing process.
Institute of Business District Management provides timely and current research on the purpose, process, and performance of special municipal districts with a concentration on business improvement districts, and public-private partnership administration.
Institute on Education Law and Policy is New Jersey's premier center for interdisciplinary research and innovative thinking on education policy.
National Center for Public Performance is a research and public service organization devoted to improving productivity in the public sector.
Newark Schools Research Collaborative is a collaborative project of the Newark Public Schools and Rutgers-Newark that draws upon the interdisciplinary expertise of social scientists, educators and education lawyers to provide a comprehensive approach to urban school reform and improvement.
Police Institute integrates research, teaching, and criminal justice practice through educational and outreach activities within the university, within New Jersey, and within society.
Joined Rutgers: 1946
Campus Size: 38 acres, 33 buildings
Chancellor Designate: Nancy Cantor
Interim Chancellor: Todd Clear
Undergraduate Majors: 40+
Graduate Programs: 50+ (JD, MA, MBA, MFA, MPA, MS, Ph.D.)
Athletics: 14 NCAA Division III women and men's teams
Enrollment (fall 2013)
Full-time Faculty: 585
Faculty with Terminal Degrees: 99%
Full-time Staff: 770
Male/Female Ratio: 50:50
Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Nations Represented: 100+
On-campus Residents: 1,280
Basic Type: Research Universities (high research activity)
Special Classification: Community Engagement