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Viewing: LAW 6623 : Prisoner and Reentry Clinic

Last approved: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:03:44 GMT

Last edit: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:48:23 GMT

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Law School
Law (LAW)
LAW
6623
Prisoner and Reentry Clinic
Prisoner and Reentry Clinic
Fall 2017
4-6
Course Type
Lecture
Seminar
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

Yes
6
No

Corequisites

25

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Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
No
 
No
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No


Students represent indigent clients in a range of civil matters, including welfare, disability, and housing benefits, as well as matters pertaining to offender re-entry. Student responsibilities include interviewing, fact investigation, negotiations, and conducting hearings at administrative tribunals and in D.C. Superior Court. Students may have the opportunity to participate in policy advocacy before the D.C. Council and administrative rule-making bodies. Open to second-year and third-year students. (Skills)
Students will represent clients and learn the area of prisoner and reentry issues as it relates to prisoners, returning citizens, and individuals with criminal records.
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Key: 5304