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Fall 2014 - Clinical Program: Children's Rights

McCown, F Scott

Course ID: 397C  Unique # 29735  Credit Hours: 3  (Pass/Fail only)
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm CCJ 3.306
   Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm CCJ 3.306
Exams:  None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must take at least one the following classes concurrently:
29800 - Clinical Program: Practical Skills - Child Rights
29805 - Clinical Program: Practical Skills - Child Rights
Clinic - APPLICATION REQUIRED. Application and/or instructions on how to apply for this clinic can be accessed on the web:
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

The Children’s Rights Clinic teaches students to practice law through three methods:  1) supervised practice, 2) class instruction, and 3) rounds.  Working under a supervising attorney, each student learns to practice by representing children as an attorney ad litem in real cases alleging child maltreatment brought by the state.  Students also meet together twice a week for classroom instruction on substantive law and policy, procedural and practice issues, and ethical issues.  More information is available on the clinic's webpage. 

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