Summer Clinic Information
A summary of clinics offered during summer term 2013 is given below. For detailed information on the Summer Clinics, view the Summer 2013 Clinical Program Brochure. Students may enroll in only one clinic during the summer session. Summer 2013 Clinic Applications and Registration Forms will be available in the Front Office or outside of Room 185 when registration opens for summer courses. Summary of the Summer 2013 Course Schedule
Improve research, writing and analysis skills working on pending cases before the court.
- Applications for the Judicial Clinic are due Thursday March 7 at 9 am unless applying to an outside judge.
Legal Writing for Judicial Clerks and Interns (3 cr./graded) with Professor Louisa Heiny offered during the 5-week summer session beginning July 1. Note: If a student wishes to earn more than three credits/150 hours for a Judicial Clinic during Summer 2013, the student must be concurrently enrolled in Legal Writing for Judicial Clerks and Interns.
Judicial Process (2 cr./ graded) offered Fall 2013 or Spring 2014. Judicial Process is open only to students who have previously or are currently taking a Judicial Clinic.
Learn basic practice skills (interviewing, counseling, negotiating) representing clients in need.
- Submit an Application to the Clinical Program (Room 185 or Front Office Mailbox) for placement and registration (placement is based on a first-applied first-placed basis).
- Students accepted for a Civil Clinic will be enrolled in Lawyering Skills Survey by the Clinical Program Office.
Course: Skills Survey (3 cr./graded) will be offered Summer 2013 with Professor Linda F. Smith from May 13 to May 24, Monday through Friday mornings. Three additional meetings are required June – early August on Fridays from noon to 1:00 pm; recorded exercises (3) will be scheduled in June and July.
- Open only to Civil Clinic students during the summer.
- Visiting students should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a visiting student application.
Arranged Clinic with Directed Study
Arranged Clinics are available if a student has a unique education interest not addressed by existing curriculum for which clinic placement (with accompanying directed study) would be useful. Prerequisites may exist.
Clinics Offered Only to Third Year Students
Other Clinics may be open to students who have completed the necessary prerequisites. Refer to the Clinic Descriptions web page for more information about these specialized clinics, including Appellate Clinic, Health Law Clinic, and many more.
Students who are accepted for an internship with the Hinckley Institute of Politics either abroad or in Washington D.C. should apply for clinical credit using the “Other Clinic” application form. See the Summer 2013 Clinical Program brochure for more information. The deadline to apply for a Hinckley graduate internship was January 31, 2013. Internships arranged directly by the student may be approved after this date.