2009 News Archives
Spring Clinical Add/Drop
Add/drop for spring clinical courses ends on Friday, January 23, 2009. You may add, drop, or waitlist for a spring clinical until January 23 through the online registration system, MyPlan, by using the course and section numbers on the clinical curriculum. Enrolling in the clinical section will enroll you in the clinical and class component. Please note that dropping will remove you from both the class and clinic components. Droping after January 23 will incur a 'Withdrawal' note on your transcript.
Open Spring Clinicals
- Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinic: Litigate on behalf of clients on consumer, bankruptcy, and real estate cases defending against foreclosure, subprime lenders, banking institutions, mortgage brokers, and loan servicers. Clinic located at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center in Jamaica Plain. Clinical taken in conjunction with Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Workshop (Course 44795C, Section 1/S) or Consumer Finance (Course 33720C, Section 1/S).
- Employment Civil Rights Clinic: Located at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center, this clinic works on cases such as unemployment benefits, wage/hour or benefit claims, discrimination or harassment issues. You have the option of working at other employment law organizations such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Clinical taken in conjunction with Employment Civil Rights Clinical Workshop (Course 35312C, Section 1/S).
- Environmental Law and Policy Clinic: This clinic runs the gamut of environmental law practice, with work ranging from government regulation to consumer advocacy. Clinical taken in conjunction with Environmental Law and Policy Practice Seminar (Course 93025C, Section 1/S), Environmental Law and Policy (Course 35500C, Section 1/S), Energy Law (Course 35620C, Section 1/S), Environmental Law and the Supreme Court (Course 93025C-1/S).
- Family Law, Domestic Violence, and GLBT Clinics: Represent clients in court, work with individuals and coalitions on cutting-edge family law issues, and gain hands-on experience advocating for clients in all aspects of domestic relations law. Located at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center in Jamaica Plain. Clinical taken in conjunction with Families and Children: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop B (Course 36515C, Section 1/S).
- Health, Estate Planning, Administrative/Disability Clinics: Work directly with individuals and coalitions on health law and policy cases locally and nationally. Located at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center in Jamaica Plain. Taken in conjunction with Health, Disability and Planning: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop B (Course 38093C, Section 1/S).
- Housing Clinic: Work with tenants in defense against evictions in Housing Court and advocate to improve housing conditions. Located at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center in Jamaica Plain. Taken in conjunction with Housing Law Clinical Workshop B (Course 38100C, Section 1/S).
- Criminal Justice/Criminal Defense Clinic: Handle misdemeanor and felony cases in court, and represent juvenile clients in administrative and school hearings. Taken in conjunction with Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Criminal Justice B (Course 39700C, Section 1/S).
- Harvard Mediation Program: Provide mediation services for clients in landlord-tenant, small claims, and other cases. Taken in conjunction with Mediation (Course 44000C, Section 1/S).
There are many other spring clinicals in addition to the ones listed above, most with short waitlists. To see a full list of clinical offerings, see the clinical curriculum.
Last modified: April 20, 2015