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2009-2010 Clinical Curriculum

  • Listed below are courses that offer a clinical component.  Courses not listed as 'required clinicals' can also be taken as a standalone class.
  • Adding: Enrolling in a clinical section will add you into both the class and the clinical components. 
  • Dropping: If you drop any component of the clincial course you will be dropped from both the class and the clinical (and workshop, if applicable).
  • Add/Drop Deadlines: Fall - September 4, 2009.  Winter - December 4, 2009.  Spring - January 15, 2010.
  • Professional Responsibility: Clinical courses that fulfill the HLS professional responsibility requirement are Government Lawyer: The Prosecutor, Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington, ITA Civil, ITA Criminal Justice, ITA Criminal Prosecution Perspectives, Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services.
  • By Permission Courses: Courses listed as 'By permission' are not in clinical registration online; see course description for enrollment information.
  • Additional clinical curriculum charts: 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013
  • Waitlists: Short WL = 0-10;  Medium WL = 11-20;  Long WL= 21-30;  Very long WL = 31
Clinical CourseClass TimeClass CreditsSample Clinical PlacementsClinical Term & CreditsClinical Course & Section NumberRegistration/ Availability
Advanced Clinical Practice
(D. Grossman)
- By permission
- 3L HLAB members only
- Required clinical credits
- Clinical grading is Credit/No Credit
Fall & Spring:
Thursday
3:00pm-4:00pm
Block X
Fall: 1 and
Spring: 1
Harvard Legal Aid BureauFall: 3 and
Spring: 3
32355C-1/FSBy permission
Apply by 4/3
Capital Punishment in America
(C. Steiker)
- Clinical grading is Credit/Fail
- LLMs permitted with permission
Spring:
Mon, Tue
1:00pm-2:30pm
Block E
Spring: 3Center for Death Penalty Litigation; Equal Justice Institute; Philadelphia Federal Defender (Capital Habeus Unit); Southern Center for Human Rights; Texas Defender Service; and other placementsWinter: 2 and
Spring: 2-4
31980C-1/WSAdd/drop ended
Child Advocacy Clinic
(J. Budnitz)
- Required clinical credits
- LLM students permitted with instructor permission
- Early add/drop deadlines
Spring:
Wednesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Spring: 2Boston Juvenile Court, Child Protection Unit of the D.A.'s Office, WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Special Education Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, OthersSpring: 3-4
Winter: (optional) 2
Winter & Spring: 32080C-1/WS

Add/Drop ended

Drop Deadline 11/6

Spring only:
32080C-1/S

Add/Drop ended

Drop Deadline 12/4

Child Exploitation, Pornography, and the Internet
(D. Rosenfeld, D. Sacco)
Spring:
Thursday
9:50am-11:50am
Block D
Spring: 2Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Fall or Spring:
2-4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 98063C-1/F- - -
Winter: 98063C-1/WAdd/drop ended
Spring: 98063C-1/SFull
Medium WL
Climate Change Justice
(M. Vandenbergh)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Fall: 2Environmental Law and Policy Clinic or other environmental organizationsFall: 2-432325C-1/F- - -
Community Action for Social and Economic Rights
(L. White)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall & Spring:
Wednesdays
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Fall: 3 and
Spring: 2
Placements arranged by Professor Lucie White and/or Clinical and Pro Bono OfficeWinter: 2 or
Spring: 2-4
Winter: 32370C-1/W- - -
Spring: 32370C-1/S- - -
Consumer Finance
(H. Jackson, P. Tufano)
- Additional 2 credit workshop required
Spring:
Monday
1:30pm-4:30pm
Block E/G
Spring: 3WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinicSpring: 2-433720C-1/SFull
No WL
Copyright and Trademark Litigation: TRO to the Supreme Court
(D. Cendali)
Fall:
Thursday
9:50am-11:50am
Block D
Fall: 2Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Fall: 2,-447292C-1/F- - -
Cybercrime
(P. Malone)
Spring:
Thursday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block K
Spring: 2Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Fall or Spring:
2-4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 92485C-1/F- - -
Winter: 92485C-1/WAdd/drop ended
Spring: 92485C-1/SFull
Long WL
Cyberlaw: Difficult Problems
(J. Zittrain)
Winter
(at Stanford)
Winter: 2Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Spring: 2-434285C-1/SBy permission
Apply 9/15
Dispute Systems Design: Seminar
(R. Bordone)
- Clinic pre-requisite: Negotiation Workshop
Fall:
Wednesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Fall: 2Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical ProgramFall: 2-492792C-1/F- - -
Education Advocacy and Systemic Change: Children at Risk Clinical Workshop A
(S. Cole, M. Gregory)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Thursday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block K
Fall: 2Education Law Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeFall: 2-435244C-1/F- - -
Education Advocacy and Systemic Change: Children at Risk Clinical Workshop B
(S. Cole, M. Gregory)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Thursday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block K
Spring: 2Education Law Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeSpring: 2-435244C-1/SOpen
Employment Law Workshop: Advocacy Skills
(S. Churchill)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
Wednesday
7:00pm-9:00pm
Block M
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Employment Civil Rights Clinic, externships with private firms, advocacy groups, or government agenciesFall: 2-435315C-1/F- - -
Employment Law Workshop: Strategies for Social Change
(S. Churchill)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
Wednesdays
7:00pm-9:00pm
Block M
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Employment Civil Rights Clinic; externships with private firms, advocacy groups, or government agenciesWinter: 2 and
Spring: 2-4
Winter & Spring
35312C-1/WS
Add/drop ended
Spring only:
2-4
Spring only
35312C-1/S
Full
No WL
Environmental Law
(M. Vandenbergh)
- LLM students admitted at clinic's permission
Fall:
Mon, Tue
8:40am-10:10am
Block A
Fall: 3Environmental Law and Policy Clinic or other environmental organizationsFall: 2-435500C-1/F- - -
Environmental Law Practice: Skills, Methods, and Controversies: Seminar
(W. Jacobs)
- Pre- or co-requisite: Administrative Law,  Environmental Law, or Legislation and Regulation.
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
Wednesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Spring: 2Environmental Law and Policy Clinic or other environmental organizationsFall or Spring:
2-4
Fall: 93025C-1/F- - -
Spring: 93025C-1/SFull
Short WL
Family, Domestic Violence and LGBT Law: Litigating in the Family Courts A
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Monday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block H
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Family Law, Family Law Mediation, or GLBT clinicsFall: 2-436515C-1/F- - -
Family, Domestic Violence and LGBT Law: Litigating in the Family Courts B
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Monday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block H
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Family Law, Family Law Mediation, or GLBT clinicsSpring: 2-436515C-1/SOpen
Gender Violence, Law and Social Justice: Seminar
(D. Rosenfeld)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 1 credit workshop required during clinical term
Spring:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 2Jane Doe, Inc.; Boston Area Rape Crisis Center; Security on Campus; Mass. Governor's Commission on Sexual and Domestic Violence; Trafficking Victims Outreach & Services Network in BostonFall or Spring:
2-4
Fall: 94020C-1/F- - -
Spring: 94020C-1/SFull
Medium WL
Government Lawyer: Policy and Practice: Semester in Washington
(J. Flug)
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
Spring:
T TH 5-7pm
Spring: 4Federal executive, legislative, and agency offices in Washington, DCSpring: 5
Winter: 2 (optional)
Winter & Spring: 38001C-1/WSBy permission
Apply by 10/23
Spring: 38001C-1/SBy permission
Apply by 10/23
Government Lawyering: The Prosecutor
(A. Whiting)
- Required clinical credits
- Fall drop deadline: 6/5/09
- Spring drop deadline: 9/4/09
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
Fall:
Mon, Tue
1:00pm-2:00pm
Block E
Fall: 3U.S. Attorney's Office or
Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General
Fall or Spring:
2-4
Fall: 38000C-1/F- - -
Spring: 38000C-1/S- - -
Green New York
(G. Frug)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Monday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block H
Fall: 2New York City Law DepartmentSpring: 294035C-1/SBy permission
Apply in Sept
Health, Disability and Estate Planning: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop A
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Wednesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Administrative/Disability, Health Law, Estate Planning clinicsFall: 2-438093C-1/F- - -
Health, Disability and Estate Planning: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop B
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Administrative/Disability, Health Law, Estate Planning clinicsSpring: 2-438093C-1/SOpen
Housing Law and Policy
(D. Grossman)
Spring:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Post-Foreclosure Eviction Defense Housing Clinic, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, other organizationsSpring: 2-438100C-1/SOpen
Human Rights Advocacy
(J. Cavallaro)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
Monday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block H
Spring: 2International Human Rights ClinicSpring: 2-494740C-1/SFull
Long WL
Human Rights Advocacy in Contemporary South Africa
(T. Giannini, S. Farbstein)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 2International Human Rights ClinicSpring: 2-494741C-1/SFull
Medium WL
Human Rights and the Environment
(T. Giannini)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
Wednesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Fall: 2International Human Rights ClinicFall: 2-494611C-1/F- - -
Humanitarian Protection in Situations of Armed Conflict
(B. Docherty, S. Sonnenberg)
- Required clinical credits
- Negotiation and Mediation clinical placements have pre-requisite of Negotiation Workshop
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Fall: 2International Human Rights Clinic (no pre-requisite) or Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program (Pre-requisite: Negotiation Workshop)Fall: 2-4Human Rights: 94742C-1/F- - -
Negotiation: 94742C-2/F- - -
Immigration and Refugee Advocacy: Seminar A
(D. Anker)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
Thursday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block K
Fall: 2Harvard Immigration and Refugee ClinicFall: 2, 3 498460C-1/F- - -
Immigration and Refugee Advocacy: Seminar B
(D. Anker)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Spring: 2Harvard Immigration and Refugee ClinicSpring: 2, 3 498460C-1/SOpen
Independent Clinical
- Enrollment by application only
- Not in clinical registration
- Grading is Pass/Fail
- LLMs may apply
-Fall, Winter, or SpringVariousFall or Spring:
2-4;
or Winter: 2
-By application
Intellectual Property Law: Advanced
(W. Fisher)
-Pre-req: see course description
Spring:
Mon, Tue, Wed
10:20am-11:40am
Block C
Spring: 4Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Fall or Spring:
2-4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 41415C-1/F- - -
Winter: 41415C-1/WAdd/drop ended
Spring: 41415C-1/SFull
Short WL
Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Civil - Skills and Ethics in Clinical Practice
(D. Grossman)
- 2L HLAB members only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
- Clinical grading is Pass/Fail
- Pre- or co-requisite: Evidence
Fall & Spring:
Tue,Wed
3:20pm-4:20pm
Block G
Fall: 2 and
Spring: 1
Harvard Legal Aid BureauFall: 2 and
Spring: 3
39511C-1/FSBy permission
Apply by 4/3
Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Criminal Justice
(R. Sullivan)
- Pre- or Co-Requisite: TAW and Evidence
- 3L students only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
ITA-
Fall & Winter:
(Starts 10/7)
Wed, Thu
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J/K
ITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
Criminal Justice InstituteITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
39700C-1/FW- - -
TAW-
9/9/09-10/2/09
Mon-Fri
2:00pm-9:00pm
TAW-
Fall: 3
--
Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Criminal - Prosecution Perspectives
(J. Corrigan)
- Pre- or Co-Requisite: Evidence and Trial Advocacy Workshop (TAW)
- 3L students only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
ITA-
Fall & Winter:
(Starts 10/8)
Thursday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block K
ITA:
Fall: 2 and
Winter: 1
District Attorney's Offices of Middlesex, Essex, Norfolk, or Suffolk CountiesITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
39600C-1/FW- - -
TAW-
9/9/09-10/2/09
Mon-Fri
2:00pm-9:00pm
TAW-
Fall: 3
--
Judicial Process in Community Courts
(J. Cratsley)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
Monday
7:00pm-9:00pm
Block M
Spring: 2Individual Justices of the District Court, Boston Municipal Court, Juvenile Court, and Housing Court Departments of the Massachusetts Trial CourtSpring: 2-490920-1/SOpen
Law and Social Movements
(L. Guinier)
Spring:
Mon, Tue
3:20pm-4:50pm
Block G
Spring: 3TBD - Contact Clinical office for questionsSpring: 2-441211C-1/SFull
Medium WL
Law and the Political Process
(L. Guinier)
Spring:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 2Demos, a Network for Ideas & Action, Advancement Project, Cambridge Election Commission, and Common CauseSpring: 2-496445C-1/SFull
Medium WL
Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services A
(J. Charn)
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 2 credit  workshop required for LSC clinics
Fall:
Mon 5pm-7pm
Tue 7pm-8pm
Block H/M
Fall: 3Externships or WilmerHale Legal Services Center Clinics: Administrative/Disability Law, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Family Law, GLBT Law, Health Law, Housing, Predatory Lending, Special Education/TLPIFall:
2-4
43300C-1/F- - -
Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services B
(J. Charn)
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 2 credit workshop required for LSC clinics
Spring:
Mon 5pm-7pm
Tue 7pm-8pm
Block H/M
Spring: 3Externships or WilmerHale Legal Services Center Clinics: Administrative/Disability Law, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Family Law, GLBT Law, Health Law, Housing, Predatory Lending, Special Education/TLPISpring:
2-4
43300C-1/SOpen
Making Rights Real
(L. White)
Fall: Thursday
7:00pm-9:00pm
Block M
Fall: 2 and
Winter: 1
(Optional Spring: 1)
Ghana Legal Resources CentreWinter: 243610A-1/SBy permission
Apply by 4/10
Mediation
(D. Hoffman)
Spring: Thursday
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Block X/K
Spring: 3Harvard Mediation ProgramSpring: 143610C-1/SFull
Medium WL
Natural Resources Law and Policy
(J. Purdy)
Spring:
Mon, Tue
10:20am-11:50am
Block C
Spring: 3Environmental Law and Policy Clinic or other environmental organizationsSpring:
2-4
44070C-1/SOpen
Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Workshop
(R. Bordone, M. Smith)
- Required clinical credits
- Pre-requisite: Negotiation Workshop
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 1Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical ProgramSpring: 2-444105C-1/SFull
Short WL
Post-Foreclosure Eviction Defense Housing Clinical Workshop A
(M. McDonagh)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Post-Foreclosure Eviction Defense Housing ClinicFall: 2-438105C-1/F- - -
Post-Foreclosure Eviction Defense Housing Clinical Workshop B
(M. McDonagh)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Post-Foreclosure Eviction Defense Housing ClinicSpring: 2-438105C-1/SOpen
Poverty Law
(L. White)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
Wed, Thu
1:00pm-2:30pm
Block F
Spring: 3Various local organizationsFall or Spring:
2-4
Fall: 44575C-1/F- - -
Spring: 98141C-1/SFull
No WL
Practical Lawyering in Cyberspace
(P.Malone)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Fall: 2Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Fall or Spring:
2-4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 98141C-1/F- - -
Winter: 98141C-1/W- - -
Spring: 98141C-1/S- - -
Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Workshop A
(R. Bertling, M. Weinstein)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Thursday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block K
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinicFall: 2-444795C-1/F- - -
Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Workshop B
(R. Bertling, M. Weinstein)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Thursday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block K
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinicSpring: 2-444795C-1/SOpen
Securities Regulation
(A. Ferrell)
- Fall clinical drop deadline: 6/5/09
Spring:
Friday
9:50am-11:50am
Block D
Spring: 3Securities and Exchange CommissionFall or Spring:
2-4
Fall: 46200C-1/F- - -
Spring: 462C00-1/SFull
Very Long WL
Sports Law Clinic
(P.Carfagna)
- By permission
- Priority given to prior Sports Law students
- Pro bono credit only for non-profit work
--
--Various, including legal departments of major leagues, law firms and lawyers doing sports law represention of individual players or team/leaguesSpring: 2-4TBDBy permission,
Apply by 10/1
Supreme Court Litigation
(T. Golstein, K. Russell, A. Howe)
- LLMs may apply
Winter
Mon-Fri
9:00am-12:00pm
Winter: 1Cases arranged by instructorsWinter: 246650C-1/WBy Permission
Apply by 10/16
Title IX: Seminar
(D. Rosenfeld)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Fall: 2Security on Campus, Inc.; other legal advocacy groupsFall: 2-499420C-1/F- - -
Transactional Practice Clinical Workshop: Business, Non Profit, Real Estate and Entertainment A
(B. Price)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Fall: 2Transactional Law Clinics: Business and Non-Profit Clinic, Real Estate Clinic, and Recording Artist ProjectFall: 2-447532C-1/F- - -
Transactional Practice Clinical Workshop: Business, Non Profit, Real Estate and Entertainment B
(B. Price)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
Tuesday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 2Transactional Law Clinics: Business and Non-Profit Clinic, Real Estate Clinic, and Recording Artist ProjectSpring: 2-447532C-1/SFull
Long WL
War Crimes Prosecution Workshop
(A. Whiting)
- Required clinical credits
- Class meets every other week
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
Thursday
5:00pm-7:00pm
Block K
Spring: 1War crime tribunals or organizations working on war crime prosecution issuesSpring: 248333C-1/SBy permission
Apply by 10/1
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