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Legal Clinics

Each clinic provides training, individual supervision and feedback from clinical instructors or supervising attorneys. In addition to the externship or live-client clinic course, each student is required to enroll in a practice skills course which serves as the classroom component.

The Clinical Legal Studies Program offers three externships and three live-client clinics:

• Civil Law Externship
• Criminal Law Externship
• Judicial Law Externship

• Administrative Law Clinic*
• Civil Law Clinic
• Criminal Law Clinic

*Administrative law clinic includes environmental law and immigration law.


• Learn the law in a real-life context
• Serve traditionally underrepresented clients
• Develop professional and problem-solving skills
• Become aware of public interest, public policy and government concerns
• Engage in critical reflection on the lawyer’s role in relation to clients and society

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