This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must take at least one the following classes concurrently:
- Domestic Violence: Skills
Domestic Violence 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.
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CLINIC IS A 6-HR. CLINIC. STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR BOTH 397C AND 397D.
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.
In addition to selecting the Clinic during Early Registration, students must fill out a short application