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2007-2008 Clinical Curriculum

  • The chart below lists courses that offer clinical sections and indicates if the clinical is optional or required. Offerings not listed as 'required clinicals' can also be taken as a standalone class. 
  • Enrolling in a clinical section will add you to the class and the clinical components. Dropping any clinical section will drop you from both the class and the clinical (and workshop, if applicable). 
  • Clinical courses that fulfill the Professional Responsibility requirement are: ITA Civil, ITA Criminal Justice, ITA Criminal Prosecution Perspectives, Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services, Legal Profession: The Lawyering Process.
  • Additional clinical curriculum charts: 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-20112011-2012, 2012-2013
Advanced Clinical Practice Seminar
(D. Grossman)
- 3L HLAB members only
- Not in clinical course registration
- Required clinical credits
- Clinical grading is Pass/Fail
Fall & Spring:
TH 5pm-7pm
Block K
Fall: 1 and
Spring: 1
n/aFall: 3 and
Spring: 3
32355C-1/FSHarvard Legal Aid Bureau (members only)
Bankruptcy B
(E. Warren)
Spring:
M,T,W 10:20-11:40am
Block C
Spring: 4Required
32350A
2 class credits
Spring: 2, 3 or 431400C-1/SLegal Services Center (Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection Clinic)
Capital Punishment in America
(C. Steiker)
- Clinical grading is Pass/Fail
- LLM students may enroll
Spring:
M, T 3:15pm-4:45pm
Block G
Spring: 3n/aWinter: 2 and
Spring: 2, 3, or 4
31980C-1/WSCenter for Death Penalty Litigation; Equal Justice Institute; Philadelphia Federal Defender (Capital Habeus Unit); Southern Center for Human Rights; Texas Defender Service; and other placements
Child Advocacy Clinic
(J. Budnitz)
- Required clinical credits
- LLM students permitted at the permission of the instructor
- Early add/drop deadlines:
1) Winter/Spring clinical by 11/06/07
2) Sring clinical by 12/05/07
Spring:
W 5pm-7pm
Block L
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 3, or 4
Winter: (optional) 2
Winter & Spring: 32080C-1/WS
Children & Family Law Program; Civil Rights Project; Suffolk County D.A.'s Office; Legal Services Center (Special Education Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative)
Spring only:
32080C-1/S
Civil Litigation Workshop
(P. Collier)
- Pre-requisites: Evidence
- Required clinical credits
- Prior clinical experience and completion of TAW strongly suggested
Spring:
T 7pm-9pm
Block M
Spring: 2n/aFall or Spring:
2, 3, or 4
Fall: 32210C-1/FLegal Services Center (Various units, geared toweards clinics with litigation practice) or Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (3L members only)
Spring: 32210C-1/S
Community Action for Social and Economic Rights
(L. White)
Fall : M, T 1pm-2:30pm
Block E

Spring: M 1pm-3pm
Fall: 3 and
Spring: 2
n/aFall or Spring:
2, 3, or 4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 32370C-1/FPlacements arranged by Professor Lucie White
Winter: 32370C-1/W
Spring: 32370C-1/S
Copyright
(P. Samuelson)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
M,T 1pm-2:30pm
Block E
Fall: 3n/aFall: 2, 3, or 4Fall: 33800C-1/FCyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)
Criminal Justice Advocacy: Clinical Seminar
(D. Poole)
- LLM students need permission of instructor to enroll
- 2L students cannot represent in court
Spring:
Th 5pm-7pm
Block K
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 292010C-1/SCriminal Justice Institute; New England Innocence Project
Cyberlaw: Internet Points of Control
(J. Zittrain)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Winter:
M, T, W, Th, F
2pm-5pm
Winter: 3n/aFall or Spring:
2, 3, or 4
Fall:
39150C-1/F
Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)
Spring:
39150C-1/S
CyberOne: Law in the Court of Public Opinion
(C. Nesson)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
M,T 5pm-6:30pm
Block L
Fall: 3n/aFall or Spring:
2, 3, or 4
or 2 Winter
Fall: 37271C-1/FCyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)
Winter: 37271C-1/W
Spring: 37271C-1/S
Dispute Systems Design: Seminar
(R. Bordone)
- Req. pre-requisite: Negotiation Workshop
Fall:
W 5pm-7pm
Block J
Fall: 2n/aFall: 292792C-1/FHarvard Negotiation Clinical Program
Educational Policy-Making and the Courts
(M. Rebell)
Winter:
M,T,W,Th,F
9am-12pm
Winter: 3

Spec. Ed.
1 class credit

Fall or Spring:
2, 3, or 4
Fall: 35245C-1/FLegal Services Center (Special Education / Trauma and Policy Learning Initiative)
Spring: 35245C-1/S
Employment Civil Rights Clinical Workshop
(S. Churchill)
- Required clinical credits
- LLM students may enroll
Spring:
W 7pm-9pm
Block M
Spring: 2n/aWinter: 2 and
Spring: 1 or 2
Winter & Spring
35312C-1/WS
Legal Services Center (Employment Law Clinic); externships with private firms, advocacy groups, or government agencies (Mass Commission Against Discrimination; Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
Spring only:
2, 3, or 4
Spring only
35312C-1/S
Employment Clinical Workshop
(S. Churchill)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
W 5pm-7pm
Block L
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3, or 435315C-1/FLegal Services Center (Employment Law Clinic); externships with private firms, advocacy groups, or government agencies (Mass Commission Against Discrimination; Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
Environmental Law
(J. Freeman)
Spring:
M,T 1pm-3pm
Block E
Spring: 4n/aSpring: 2, 3 or 435500C-1/SHLS Environmental Law and Policy Clinic,
Conservation Law Foundation, and other environmental organizations
Environmental Law Practice: Skills, Methods, and Controversies
(W. Jacobs)
- Pre- or co-requisite: Administrative or Environmental Law
Spring:
W 5pm-7pm
Block L
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3 or 493025C-1/SHarvard Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and other environmental organizations
Families and Children: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop A
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
W 5pm-7pm
Block J
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3 or 436515C-1/FLegal Services Center (Family and Children's Unit: Family, Family Mediation/Pro Se, Domestic Violence, or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Clinics)
Families and Children: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop B
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3 or 436515C-1/SLegal Services Center (Family and Children's Unit: Family, Family Mediation/Pro Se, Domestic Violence, or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Law Clinics)
Federal Public Land and Resources
(J. Leshy)
Fall:
M, T 1pm-2:30pm
Block E
Fall: 3n/aFall: 2, 3 or 436975C-1/FHLS Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
Gender Violence, Law and Social Justice: Seminar
(D. Rosenfeld)
Spring:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Spring: 2Required
37634A
1 class credit
Fall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4
Fall: 94020C-1/FJane Doe, Inc.; Boston Area Rape Crisis Center; Security on Campus; Mass. Governor's Commission on Sexual and Domestic Violence; Trafficking Victims Outreach & Services Network in Boston
Spring: 94020C-1/S
Government Lawyer A
(A. Whiting)
Fall:
Th 10am-12pm
Block D
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3, or 438000C-1/FU.S. Attorney's Office;
Office of the Attorney General
Government Lawyer B
(A. Whiting)
- By Permission only
- Not in clinical course registration
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Th 10am-12pm
Block D
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 3 or 4
Winter:(optional) 2
Winter & Spring:
38000C-1/WS
Local and federal government offices; U.S. Attorney's Office; Office of the Attorney General
Spring only:
38000C-1/S
Health, Disability and Planning: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop A
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3, or 438093C-1/FLegal Services Center (HELLP Unit: Administrative/Disability, Health, and Estate Planning Law Clinics)
Health, Disability and Planning: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop B
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Th 5pm-7pm
Block K
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3, or 438093C-1/SLegal Services Center (HELLP Unit: Administrative/Disability, Health, and Estate Planning Law Clinics)
Housing Law and Policy
(D. Grossman)
Spring
M 5pm-7pm
Block H
Spring: 2Required
32350A
1 or 2 class credits
Fall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4
Fall:
38100C-1/F
Legal Services Center (Housing or Predatory Lending Units);
Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (3L members only); and other externships
Spring:
38100C-1/S
Human Rights Advocacy Seminar
(J. Cavallaro, B. Nowrojee)
-LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3, or 494740C-1/FHuman Rights Program
Human Rights and the Environment: Advocacy Seminar A
(T. Giannini)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
M 5pm-7pm
Block H
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3, or 494611C-1/FHuman Rights Program
Human Rights and the Environment: Advocacy Seminar B
(T. Giannini, B. Docherty)
-LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
M 5pm-7pm
Block H
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3, or 494611C-1/SHuman Rights Program
Independent Clinical
- Enrollment by application only
- Not in Clinical course registration
- Grading is Pass/Fail
-Fall, Winter, or Springn/aFall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4;
or Winter: 2
-Various
International Human Rights Litigation Seminar
(J. Cavallaro, S. Parmar)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
W 5pm-7pm
Block J
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3 or 494743C-1/SHuman Rights Program
Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Civil -Skills and Ethics in Clinical Practice
(D. Grossman)
- 2L HLAB members only
- Not in clinical course registration
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility requirement
- Clinical grading is Pass/Fail
Fall & Spring:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Fall: 2 and
Spring: 1
n/aFall: 2 and
Spring: 3
39500C-1/SHarvard Legal Aid Bureau (members only)
Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Criminal Justice
(C. Ogletree)
- Students are automatically enrolled for Trial Advocacy Workshop (TAW)
- 3L students only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
- Pre- or co-requisite: Evidence
ITA-
Fall & Winter: (Starts 10/3)
W 5pm-7pm
Block J
ITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
Trial Advocacy Workshop (automatically enrolled)ITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
39700C-1/FWCriminal Justice Institute
TAW-
Sept. 10-28
Mon-Fri. 2pm-9pm
TAW-
Fall: 3
n/a (TAW is class credits only)
Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Criminal - Prosecution Perspectives
(J. Corrigan)
- Students are automatically enrolled for Trial Advocacy Workshop (TAW)
- 3L students only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
- Pre-requisite: Evidence
ITA-
Fall & Winter: (Starts 10/4)
Th 5pm-7pm
Block K
ITA:
Fall: 2 and
Winter: 1
Trial Advocacy Workshop (automatically enrolled)ITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
41350C-1/SDistrict Attorney's Offices of Middlesex, Essex, Norfolk, or Suffolk Counties
TAW-
Sept. 10-28
Mon-Fri. 2pm-9pm
TAW-
Fall: 3
n/a (TAW is class credits only)
Judicial Process in Community Courts
(J. Cratsley)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
W 7pm-9pm
Block M
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3, or 490920-1/SIndividual Justices of the District Court, Boston Municipal Court, Juvenile Court, and Housing Court Departments of the Massachusetts Trial Court
Law and the Political Process
(L. Guinier)
Spring:
M,T 1pm - 2:30pm
Block E
Spring: 3n/aSpring: 3 or 441350C-1/SACLU; Common Cause; GLAD; and Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights; National Voting Rights Institute; and possible local legislative offices
Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services
(J. Charn)
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility Requirement
Fall:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Fall: 2Required
32350A
1 or 2 class credits
Fall or Spring:
2, 3, or 4
Fall: 43300C-1/FLegal Services Center (Housing clinic or Special Education clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative; other clinics within Family & Children's HELLP or Predatory Lending Units)
Spring: 43300C-1/S
Legal Profession: The Lawyering Process A
(J. Charn)
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility Requirement
Fall:
M 5pm-7pm
Block L
Fall: 2Required
32350A
1 or 2 class credits
Fall: 2, 3, or 442300C-1/FLegal Services Center (Housing clinic or Special Education clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative; other clinics within Family & Children's HELLP or Predatory Lending Units)
Legal Profession: The Lawyering Process B
(J. Charn)
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility Requirement
Spring:
M 5pm-7pm
Block L
Spring: 2Required
32350A
1 or 2 class credits
Spring: 2, 3, or 442300C-1/SLegal Services Center (Housing clinic or Special Education clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative; other clinics within Family & Children's HELLP or Predatory Lending Units)
Making Rights Real: The Ghana Project
(L. White)
- By Permission (applications due 4/11/07)
- Not in clinical course registration
Fall & Winter:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Fall: 1 and
Winter: 3
n/aFall: 1 or 243610C-1/FGhana Legal Resources Centre
Mediation
(D. Hoffman)
Spring:
Th 4pm-7pm
Block L
Spring: 3TBDSpring: 2, 3, or 444000C-1/SHarvard Mediation Program
Negotiation Clinical: Seminar
(R. Bordone)
- Required clinical credits
- Pre-requisite: Negotiation Workshop
Spring:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Spring: 1n/aSpring: 2 or 344105C-1/SHarvard Negotiation Clinical Program
Poverty Law
(L. White)
Spring:
Th,F 10am-11:30am
Block D
Spring: 3n/aFall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4
or Winter: 2
Fall:
44575C-1/F
Legal Services Center (Various Units), Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (3L members only) or other externship organizations.
Winter:
44575C-1/W
Spring:
44575C-1/S
Practical Lawyering in Cyberspace: Seminar
(J. Palfrey, Malone)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Fall: 2n/aFall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4
or Winter: 2
Fall:
98141C-1/F
Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)
Winter:
98141C-1/W
Spring:
98141C-1/S
Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Workshop A
(R. Bertling)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Th 5pm-7pm
Block L
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3, or 444795C-1/FLegal Services Center (Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinic)
Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Workshop B
(R. Bertling)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Th 5pm-7pm
Block L
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3, or 444795C-1/SLegal Services Center (Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinic)
Prison Law and Policy
(S. Dolovich)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
M,T 1pm-3pm
Block E
Fall: 4n/aSpring: 2, 3 or 444305C-1/SPrison Legal Assistance Project; Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services
Race and Justice Seminar: Criminal Justice
(C. Ogletree)
Spring:
W 5pm-7pm
Block J
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3 or 498221C-1/SCriminal Justice Institute; New England Innocence Project; Charles Hamilton Houston Institute; and other wrongful convictions and death penalty organizations
Refugee and Asylum Law and Advocacy Seminar A (Anker)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
Th 5pm-7pm
Block K
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3 or 498460C-1/FHarvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic
Refugee and Asylum Law and Advocacy Seminar B (Anker)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
Th 5pm-7pm
Block K
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3 or 498460C-1/SHarvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic
Regulation of the Household (Halley)Spring:
M,T,W
10:20am-11:40am
Block C
Spring: 436515A-1/S
2 class credits
Spring: 2, 3 or 445575C-1/SLegal Services Center (Family Law Unit);
Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (3L members only)
Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete (Carfagna)
- By application only (due 9/17/07)
- Priority given to prior Sports Law students
- Pro bono credit only for non-profit work
Spring:
Th 1:15pm-4:30pm
Block F
Spring: 3NoneSpring: 2 or 341140C-1/S

Various, including legal departments of major leagues, law firms and lawyers doing sports law represention of individual players or team/leagues

Supreme Court and Appellate Practice (Dellinger, Harris, Hacker)
- By permission (applications due 4/4/07)
- Not in clinical course registration
- Required clinical credits
- Class meets every other week
- Full year course and clinical
Fall and Spring:
T 3pm-5pm
Fall: 1 and
Spring: 1
n/aFall: 2 and
Spring: 2
46645C-1/FSCases coordinated with instructors  

Supreme Court Litigation (Tribe, Goldstein, Russell)
- By permission (applications due 10/12/07)
- Not in clinical course registration
- Clinical credits are required

Winter:
M, T, W, Th, F
2pm-5pm
Winter: 1n/aWinter: 246650C-1/WCases coordinated by instructors
Title IX: Seminar
(D. Rosenfeld)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Fall: 2Required
1 class credit
Th 3-4:15pm
Fall: 2, 3 or 499420C-1/FSecurity on Campus, Inc., Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women and various other legal advocacy groups
Transactional Practice Clinical Workshop: Business, Non Profit, Real Estate and Entertainment A
(B. Price)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
M 5pm-7pm
Block H
Fall: 2n/aFall: 2, 3 or 447532C-1/FLegal Services Center (CEP Unit)
Transactional Practice Clinical Workshop: Business, Non Profit, Real Estate and Entertainment B
(B. Price)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
M 5pm-7pm
Block H
Spring: 2n/aSpring: 2, 3 or 447532C-1/SLegal Services Center (CEP Unit)
Trial Advocacy Workshop A (TAW)(Ogletree)
- Students in ITA Criminal Justice and Prosecution Perspectives are automatically enrolled and should not bid separately on TAW
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Grading is Pass/Fail
Fall:
Sept. 10-28
Mon-Fri 2pm-9pm
Fall: 3n/aNone47500A-1/FNone
Trusts and Estates (B. Mann)
- LLMs admitted with instructor and clinic permission
Spring:
MTW 3:15pm-4:35pm
Block G
Spring: 4Required
32350A-3/S
2 class credits
Spring: 2, 3 or 448020C-1/SLegal Services Center (Estate Planning clinic within HELLP Unit)
War Crimes Prosecution Workshop
(A. Whiting)
- Required clinical credits
- Class meets every other week
- LLMs may enroll
- Students are suggested to also take "International Criminal Justice: War Crimes Tribunals"; taught by Gary Bass in Spring 07.
Spring:
F 10am-12pm
Block D
Spring: 1NoneWinter: 2 and
Spring: 2
48333C-1/WSWar crime tribunals or organizations working on war crime prosecution issues
Web Difference? Digital Media, Entertainment, and the Law
(J Palfrey, D. Weinberger)
- LLMs may enroll with clinic permission
Spring:
M,T 1pm-2:30pm
Block E
Spring: 3NoneFall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4
or 2 Winter
Fall: 48372C-1/FCyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)
Winter: 48372C-1/W
Spring: 48372C-1/S


Abbreviation Key

  • CEP = Community Enterprise Project at the Legal Services Center
  • CJI = Criminal Justice Institute
  • HELLP = Health, Employment, Living Legacy and Planning clinic at the Legal Services Center
  • HIRC = Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (at Greater Boston Legal Services)
  • HLAB = Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
  • HRP = Human Rights Program
  • LSC = Legal Services Center

 

Workshops - For students whose clinical placement requires an additional workshop:

WorkshopWorkshop TimeCreditsSectionAssociated Clinicals
Gender Violence, Law, and Social Justice Clinical Workshop (Rosenfeld)Fall: W 3:30-4:45 PM
Block G
137634A-1/FGender Violence, Law, and Social Justice Clinical (Fall)
Gender Violence, Law, and Social Justice Clinical Workshop (Rosenfeld)Spring: W 3:30-4:45 PM
Block G
137634A-1/SGender Violence, Law, and Social Justice Clinical (Spring)
Housing Law Litigation Clinical Workshop A (Mares/McDonagh)Fall: TH 5:00-7:00 PM
Block K
132350A-1/FLSC - Housing Clinic (Fall)
Housing Law Litigation Clinical Workshop B (Mares/McDonagh)Spring: TH 7:15-9:15 PM
Block M
132350A-1/SLSC - Housing Clinic (Spring)
Special Education / Trauma and Policy Learning Initiative Workshop A (Cole/Gregory)Fall: W 5:00-7:00 PM
Block L
132350A-5/FLSC - Special Education Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (Fall)
Special Education / Trauma and Policy Learning Initiative Workshop B (Cole/Gregory)Spring: W 5:00-7:00 PM
Block L
132350A-5/SLSC - Special Education Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (Spring)
Title IX Clinical Workshop (Rosenfeld)Fall: TH 3:00-4:15 PM147275A-1/FTitle IX Clinical (Fall)
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