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L9205 Adolescent Representation Clinic

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites

Instructor Co-requisites

Recommended Courses

Other Limitations
Admission is by instructor permission during the Clinic application period in the spring - see the Clinic page for more information.

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a lawyer for clients and a professional with ethical obligations.
  • Enhance effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Develop an ability to engage with unfamiliar substantive areas of the law.
  • Develop and improve interviewing and counseling skills.
  • Develop core litigation skills including problem solving and developing case theory.
  • Develop an understanding of adolescence across multiple areas of practice.
  • Enhance an appreciation of the complexity of clients living within governmental structures and policies.
  • Enhance an understanding of the impact of racism, sexism and other forms of structural inequality on client lives.
  • Learn to work collaboratively with all members of the office.

General Information

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Section 001, Spring 2020
T 3:10 pm-5:50 pm
Jane M. Spinak

Section 002, Fall 2019
R 3:10 pm-5:00 pm
Jane M. Spinak