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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2008

Domestic Violence

Instructor: Lungwitz, J Credits: 3 - pass/fail Course ID: 397C Unique #28800
     Day    Time   Location
   Tuesday 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm CCJ 3.334
Exams: None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must have at least 43 credit hours to register.
You must take at least one the following classes concurrently:
28900 - Clin Prog: Prac Skl-Dom
Clinic - APPLICATION REQUIRED. Application and/or instructions on how to apply for this clinic can be accessed on the web: http://www.utexas.edu/law/sao/academics/apps.html.

Description
The clinical component of this course will involve student representation of domestic violence victims in a myriad of legal problems, including custody, divorce, visitation, housing, protective orders and occasionally in consumer and public assistance matters.  The class sessions will cover the matters relevant in civil domestic violence cases:  safety planning, comprehensive intake, case analysis and handling, investigation, negotiation, trial preparation, discovery, and temporary and permanent orders, including protective orders.

Prerequisites:  Students enrolling should have completed 43 credit hours before beginning the Clinic, and not be on scholastic probation.  No other clinics may be taken at the same time as this clinic.

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