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School of Law

Advocacy

 

The School of Law  provides its students with ample opportunity to obtain and develop litigation skills.

To the end, students must successfully complete at least two credits in a course or credit activity in which the student assumes the role of a client representative. This requirement may be fulfilled by:

In addition, the following courses may satisfy either the workshop writing requirement OR the advocacy requirement (but not both):

  •  Appellate Advocacy Worksho

    * Appellate Practice Clinic 

    * Civil Advocacy Clinic I

    • Community Development Clinic I
    • Family Law Workshop
    • Family Law Clinic I
    • Family Mediation Clinic
    • Immigrant Rights Clinic I 

Note:  Students who complete Evidence Law Reform Seminar have the option of having that course satisfy either one scholarly upper-level writing requirement or the upper-level advocacy requirement (but not both of these requirements). Students who complete Civil Advocacy Clinic I and II (for 2 credits), Community Development Clinic I and II  (for 2 credits), Family Law Clinic I and II (for 2 credits), or Immigrant Rights Clinic I and II (for 2 credits) can receive credit for both the upper level advocacy requirement and one upper level workshop writing requirement.