Rutgers School of Law–Newark is located in the S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice (CLJ) on the Rutgers University–Newark campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The law school occupies the ground and first four floors of CLJ. The fifth floor is home to the Office of the Chancellor, the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice, and the Division of Global Affairs.
The law school is easily reached from all major highways and Newark Liberty International Airport is five miles away. The school is less than one mile from Newark Penn Station, serviced by PATH, NJ Transit, and Amtrak trains, as well as bus lines from New York and suburban New Jersey. Closer still is Newark Broad Street Station, which provides train access from New York City and cities and towns north and west of Newark.
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- From New Jersey Turnpike (North or South)
Take exit 15W to Route 280 - West. After drawbridge, take Exit 14B (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.). At bottom of the exit ramp, turn left and continue to stop sign. At stop sign turn left onto King Blvd. Stay in right lane proceeding straight on King Blvd. to fifth light and make left onto Warren St. Make a left at second light (Washington St.). Law school is two short blocks on the left at the corner of Washington and New Streets.
- From Garden State Parkway (North or South)
Take exit 145 to Route 280 East, Newark-Harrison. Once on Route 280, stay in the right lane, following signs for Harrison. Continue to Exit 14 (King Blvd.). Take this exit and make a right at the light at the bottom of the exit ramp onto King Blvd. Stay in right lane proceeding straight on King Blvd. to fourth light and make left onto Warren St. Make a left at second light (Washington St.). Law school is two short blocks on the left at the corner of Washington and New Streets.
- From Route 280
Westbound: Directions are the same as from the NJ Turnpike. Eastbound: Directions are the same as from the Garden State Parkway.
- From Route 21 North
Route 21 becomes McCarter Highway in Newark. At junction of McCarter Highway and Raymond Blvd., turn left onto Raymond Blvd. Stay on Raymond, crossing Park and Broad Streets, until you reach Washington St. Turn right on Washington St. Law school is three blocks on the left at the corner of Washington and New Streets.
From Route 21 South
Make right turn on Clay Street and continue to 1st traffic light. Turn left on Broad St. and stay in right lane to next light. Bear right where road splits and you will be on University Avenue. Turn left at Warren St. Make a left at second light (Washington St.). Law school is two short blocks on the left at the corner of Washington and New Streets.
- From the Holland or Lincoln Tunnels
Proceed to the New Jersey Turnpike and follow directions for the NJ Turnpike.
Parking is available in off-campus lots and garages.
Newark is a mass transit town, home to major train stations, a city subway system, and NJ Transit bus lines. The law school is a 15-minute walk from Newark Penn Station, which is serviced by Amtrak, NJ Transit, and PATH trains; a short walk from the Broad Street station, a stop on many commuter train lines; and two blocks from the Washington Street light rail stop.
|Newark Liberty International Airport||NJ Transit Train and Bus Service|
|JFK and LaGuardia Airports||New York City Subway and Bus Service|
|Amtrak||Newark Light Rail|
|PATH Rapid Transit||NY Waterway Ferry Service|
|Dedicated by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 1999, the six-story, glass, steel, and brick Center for Law and Justice opens onto the New Street pedestrian plaza. The building’s striking design gestures toward the English Inns of Court and is the most architecturally important and admired structure on the Rutgers–Newark campus.|