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Take a look at how law can meet the needs of disadvantaged community members through the Public Interest Practicum. Students in this program work with local service institutions to provide information to poor clients on a variety of legal issues including housing, debt, access to benefits, and domestic relations.

Public Interest Practicum

Course Information & Requirements

Students may take PIP for up to two semesters at any point in the second or third years. PIP requires a weekly seminar, with readings; 5 -10 hours per week of work with clients or projects; regular reflective writing; and representation of individual clients under the supervision of the PIP instructor. PIP does not count towards the 16 credit cap on clinical credits, and is a fully graded course.

There are no prerequisites.