Our clinics are providing practical opportunities for students to represent, litigate, advocate for legislation, and be a voice for those who have limited ability to navigate the legal system
The Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment (GLA) provides a clinical experience for JD students interested in environmental and/or animal law and a specialized clinic for the Center for Animal Law Studies international LLM students interested in wildlife issues. Students worked on these issues and more:
The Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC) served 415 clients, with 60 percent BIPOC-owned businesses and 57 percent women-owned businesses this past year. This was a new record and the first time the clinic served more than 400 clients in a year!
The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) provides free need-based legal representation in federal tax matters, specializing in client controversies with the IRS.
The clinic and its students work on issues including clemency, parole, access to courts for incarcerated youth, and forensic science in criminal cases.
The Green Energy Institute (GEI) develops smart and comprehensive legal and policy strategies to address climate change and support a swift and equitable transition to a sustainable, carbon-free energy grid.
Earthrise is an environmental and natural resources litigation clinic serving nonprofit conservation organizations