Legal Education & Training - Professionalism Courses
CUNY School of Law Clinics and Programs
For over a decade, the clinical programs at CUNY School of Law have been nationally recognized as the very best in legal education. CUNY School of Law faculty members have been honored for their leadership and contributions to the field of clinical legal education. In addition to publishing influential ground-breaking work, they are regular planners and presenters at national conferences.
Program on the Legal Profession
Sponsor: Harvard Law School
The mission of the Program on the Legal Profession is to increase understanding of the structures and norms of the legal profession in the United States and around the world, through research, scholarship and teaching. To that end, the Program conducts empirical research, develops new teaching materials and courses, and works to build bridges between the academy and the profession.
Texas Wesleyan School of Law Equal Justice Program
In keeping with its mission to provide excellence in legal education, emphasizing service to its diverse student body, the legal profession and its community, the School of Law requires each of its students to perform 30 hours of law-related pro bono service through the Equal Justice Program. The program's purpose is two-fold. First, it ensures that all students will have the opportunity to practice lawyering skills in a real-world setting before they graduate. Second, it imparts to our students the importance of giving back to the community in recognition of the privileged status lawyers occupy.
The Mississippi Bar-Consumer Assistance Program
Sponsor: Mississippi Bar Association
Informal program designed to handle inquiries, complaints, and requests from the public regarding members of the Bar.
Touro College Academic Program
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Public Advocacy Center & Public Interest
University of Nevada-Las Vegas Lawyering Process Program
The three-semester program requires students to complete nine graded credits of legal analysis, research, writing, and skills training. This expansive program allows students to leave school already proficient in the key language skills of legal practice.
University of Wisconsin Law School
Academics and Clinics
Valparaiso School of Law
Academics: Practical Learning
Established in 1969, the Law Clinic serves the community and the legal profession. In client representation clinics, third-year students work under supervision to represent low-income clients and citizen groups who would not otherwise have access to the legal system.
The Woodruff Curriculum is one of the true hallmarks of a Mercer education and will help distinguish you as a professional throughout your career. Initiated in 1990, the philosophy behind the curriculum was truly ahead of its time and is now looked upon as a model by law schools across the country.