Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAW 910 Legal Services & Immigration Skills Sem



Course Description

This seminar is a prerequisite for students selected to participate in the Legal Services Clinic and the Immigration Clinic. Students enroll in this course the semester preceding their clinic placement. The course focuses on substantive law and issues related to poverty law practice, and developing basic lawyering skills, including professionalism and ethics, client interviewing, counseling, case planning, fact investigation, oral advocacy, negotiation and litigation skills. (This course satisfies 2 experiential learning credits.)