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2008-2009 Clinical Curriculum

  • The chart below shows the 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, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013
Clinical CourseMeetsClass CreditsClinical PlacementsClinical Term & CreditsClinical Course & Section Number
Advanced Clinical Practice
(D. Grossman)
- By permission
- 3L HLAB members only
- Required clinical credits
- Clinical grading is Pass/Fail
Fall & Spring:
TH 3:00pm-5:00pm
Block X
Fall: 1 and
Spring: 1
Harvard Legal Aid BureauFall: 3 and
Spring: 3
32355C-1/FS
Business and Human Rights Clinical Seminar: Law and Practice
(T. Giannini and C. Jochnick)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2International Human Rights ClinicSpring: 2, 3, 494731C-1/S
Child Advocacy Clinic
(J. Budnitz)
- Required clinical credits
- LLM students permitted with instructor permission
- Early add/drop deadlines (Winter-Spring: 11/10/08; Spring 12/5/08)
Spring:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2

Boston Juvenile Court, Child Protection Unit of the D.A.'s Office, WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Special Education Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, Others

Spring: 3, 4
Winter: (optional) 2
Winter & Spring: 32080C-1/WS
Spring only:
32080C-1/S
Child Exploitation, Pornography, and the Internet
(D. Rosenfeld, D. Sacco)
Spring:
Th 10:00am-12:00pm
Block D
Spring: 2Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Fall or Spring:
2, 3, 4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 98063C-1/F
Winter: 98063C-1/W
Spring: 98063C-1/S
Community Action for Social and Economic Rights
(L. White)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring :
M,T 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Block M
Spring: 3Placements arranged by Professor Lucie WhiteSpring: 2, 3, 4
and/or Winter: 2
Spring: 32370C-1/S
Winter: 32370C-1/W
Winter-Spring: 32370C-1/WS
Consumer Law and Policy: Seminar
(R. Bertling, K. Breger)
- Additional 2 credit workshop required
Fall:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinicFall: 2, 3, 4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 91645C-1/F
Winter: 91645C-1/W
Consumer Finance
(H. Jackson)
- Additional 2 credit workshop required
Spring:
M 1:30pm-3:30pm
Block E/G
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinicSpring: 2, 3, 433720C-1/S
CyberOne: Law in the Court of Public Opinion
(C. Nesson)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
M,T 10:15am-11:45am
Block C
Fall: 3Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Fall or Spring:
2, 3, or 4
or 2 Winter
Fall: 37271C-1/F
Winter: 37271C-1/W
Spring: 37271C-1/S
Death Penalty: Jurisprudential Controversies and Challenges Arising from the Practice of Capital Punishment in America
(D. Williams)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
T, W 5:00pm-6:30pm
Block L
Spring: 3Center for Death Penalty Litigation; Equal Justice Institute; Philadelphia Federal Defender (Capital Habeus Unit); Southern Center for Human Rights; Texas Defender Service; and other placementsWinter: 2 and Spring: 2 or 334155C-1/WS
Dispute Systems Design: Seminar
(R. Bordone)
- Pre-requisite: Negotiation Workshop
Fall:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Fall: 2Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical ProgramFall: 2, 3, 492792C-1/F
Education Advocacy and Systemic Change: Children at Risk Clinical Workshop A
(S. Cole, M. Gregory)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Th 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Special Education Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeFall: 2, 3, 435244C-1/F
Education Advocacy and Systemic Change: Children at Risk Clinical Workshop B
(S. Cole, M. Gregory)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
Th 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Special Education Clinic / Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeSpring: 2, 3, 435244C-1/S
Employment Civil Rights Clinical Workshop
(S. Churchill)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
W 7pm-9pm
Block M
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Employment Civil Rights Clinic; externships with private firms, advocacy groups, or government agencies (Mass Commission Against Discrimination; Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)Winter: 2 and
Spring: 1 or 2
Winter & Spring
35312C-1/WS
Spring only:
2, 3, 4
Spring only
35312C-1/S
Employment Law Clinical Workshop
(S. Churchill)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
W 7:00pm-9:00pm
Block M
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Employment Civil Rights Clinic; externships with private firms, advocacy groups, or government agencies (Mass Commission Against Discrimination; Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)Fall: 2, 3, 435315C-1/F
Energy Law
(J. Rossi)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
M 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block H
Spring: 2Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and other environmental organizationsSpring: 2, 3, 435620C-1/S
Environmental Law: Advanced
(R. Lazarus)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
Th,F 10:00am-11:30am
Block D
Fall: 3Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and other environmental organizationsFall: 2, 3, 435550C-1/F
Environmental Law and Policy
(R. Percival)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
W 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Block C
Spring: 3Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and other environmental organizationsFall or Spring:
2, 3, 4
Fall: 35500C-1/F
Spring: 35500C-1/S
Environmental Law and the Supreme Court
(R. Lazarus)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 2Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and other environmental organizationsSpring: 2, 3, 493024C-1/S
Environmental Law Practice: Skills, Methods, and Controversies: Seminar
(W. Jacobs)
- Pre- or co-requisite: Administrative Law, Environmental Law, or Legislation and Regulation
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Spring: 2Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and other environmental organizationsFall or Spring:
2, 3, 4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 93025C-1/F
Spring: 93025C-1/S
Families and Children: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop A
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Family Law, Family Law Mediation, or GLBT clinicsFall: 2, 3 or 436515C-1/F
Families and Children: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop B
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
T 5pm-7pm
Block L
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Family Law, Family Law Mediation, or GLBT clinicsSpring: 2, 3 or 436515C-1/S
Gender Violence, Law and Social Justice: Seminar
(D. Rosenfeld)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 1 credit workshop required (time TBD)
Spring:
T 5pm-7pm
Block I
Spring: 2Jane 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 BostonFall or Spring:
2, 3, 4
Fall: 94020C-1/F
Spring: 94020C-1/S
Government Lawyer
(A. Whiting)
- Winter-spring clinical is by permission
Fall:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2U.S. Attorney's Office;
Office of the Attorney General; Washington, DC legistlative offices; Boston non-prosecution government offices
Fall or Spring:
2, 3, 4
Fall: 38000C-1/F
Spring: 38000C-1/S
or Winter: 2 and
Spring: 2
Winter-Spring
38000C-1/WS
Government Lawyering - Policy and Practice: Semester in Washington (J. Flug)
- By permission
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
T TH 5:00pm-7:00pm
Spring: 4Various federal and legislative agencies in Washington, DCSpring: 538001C-1/S
Green Cities--New York: Seminar
(D. Barron, G. Frug)
- By permission
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
M 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block H
Fall: 2New York City Law DepartmentSpring: 294035C-1/F
Health, Disability and Planning: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop A
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Administrative/Disability, Health Law, Estate Planning clinicsFall: 2, 3, 438093C-1/F
Health, Disability and Planning: Law and Policy Clinical Workshop B
(R. Greenwald)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Administrative/Disability, Health Law, Estate Planning clinicsSpring: 2, 3, 438093C-1/S
Housing Law Clinical Workshop A
(R. Mares, M. McDonagh)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Th 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Housing ClinicFall: 2, 3, 438105C-1/F
Housing Law Clinical Workshop B
(R. Mares, M. McDonagh)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Housing ClinicSpring: 2, 3, 438105C-1/S
Human Rights Advocacy: Seminar A
(J. Cavallaro, B. Nowrojee)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Fall: 2International Human Rights ClinicFall: 2, 3, 494740C-1/F
Human Rights Advocacy: Seminar B
(J. Cavallaro)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2International Human Rights ClinicSpring: 2, 3, 494740C-1/S
Human Rights and the Environment: Advocacy Seminar
(T. Giannini, B. Docherty)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2International Human Rights ClinicFall: 2, 3, 494611C-1/F
Immigration and Refugee Advocacy: Seminar A
(M. Muller)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
Th 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2Harvard Immigration and Refugee ClinicFall: 2, 3 498460C-1/F
Immigration and Refugee Advocacy: Seminar B
(D. Anker)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Spring: 2Harvard Immigration and Refugee ClinicSpring: 2, 3 498460C-1/S
Independent Clinical
- Enrollment by application only
- Not in clinical registration
- Grading is Pass/Fail
- LLMs may apply
-Fall, Winter, or SpringVariousFall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4;
or Winter: 2
-
Intellectual Property Law: Advanced
(W. Fisher)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring
M,T,W
10:15am-11:50am
Block C
Spring: 4Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Winter: 2 or Spring: 2, 3 or 4;Winter: 41415C-1/W
Spring: 41415C-1/S
Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Civil - Skills and Ethics in Clinical Practice
(D. Grossman)
- By permission
- 2L HLAB members only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility requirement
- Clinical grading is Pass/Fail
- Pre- or co-requisite: Evidence
Fall & Spring:
T 5pm-7pm
Block L
Fall: 2 and
Spring: 1
Harvard Legal Aid BureauFall: 2 and
Spring: 3
39511C-1/FS
Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Criminal Justice A
(C. Ogletree)
- Pre- or Co-Requisite: Trial Advocacy Workshop (TAW) and Evidence
- 3L students only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
ITA-
Fall & Winter:
(Starts 10/1)
W, Th 5pm-7pm
Block L
ITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
Criminal Justice InstituteITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
39700C-1/FW
TAW-
Sept. 8-26
Mon-Fri. 2pm-9pm
TAW-
Fall: 3
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Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Criminal Justice B
(R. Sullivan)
- Pre-Requisite: Trial Advocacy Workshop (TAW) and Evidence
- 3L students only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement

ITA-
Spring
W, Th 5pm-7pm
Block L
ITA:
Spring: 4
Criminal Justice InstituteITA:
Spring: 4
39700C-1/S
TAW-
Winter
M-F 2:00pm-8:00pm
TAW-
Winter: 3
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Introduction to Advocacy (ITA): Criminal - Prosecution Perspectives
(J. Corrigan)
- Pre- or Co-Requisite: Trial Advocacy Workshop (TAW)
- Pre-requisite: Evidence
- 3L students only
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills professional responsibility requirement
ITA-
Fall & Winter:
(Starts 10/2)
W 5pm-7pm
Block K
ITA:
Fall: 2 and
Winter: 1
District Attorney's Offices of Middlesex, Essex, Norfolk, or Suffolk CountiesITA:
Fall: 3 and
Winter: 1
39600C-1/FW
TAW-
Sept. 8-26
Mon-Fri. 2pm-9pm
TAW-
Fall: 3
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Judicial Process in Community Courts
(J. Cratsley)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
W 7:00pm-9:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2Individual Justices of the District Court, Boston Municipal Court, Juvenile Court, and Housing Court Departments of the Massachusetts Trial CourtSpring: 2, 3, or 490920-1/S
Legal Needs of Moderate Income Households
(J. Charn)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 2 credit workshop may be required
Fall:
T 1:00pm-3:00pm
Block E
Fall: 2Externships or WilmerHale Legal Services Center Clinics: Administrative/Disability Law, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Family Law, Family Law Mediation, GLBT Law, Health Law, Housing, Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection, Special Education/Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeFall or Spring:
2, 3, or 4
Fall: 42285C-1/F
Spring: 42285C-1/S
Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services A
(J. Charn)
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility Requirement
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 2 credit workshop may be required
Fall:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2Externships or WilmerHale Legal Services Center Clinics: Administrative/Disability Law, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Family Law, Family Law Mediation, GLBT Law, Health Law, Housing, Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection, Special Education/Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeFall:
2, 3, or 4
43300C-1/F
Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services B
(J. Charn)
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility Requirement
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 2 credit workshop may be required
Spring:
W 1:00pm-3:00pm
Block F
Spring: 2Externships or WilmerHale Legal Services Center Clinics: Administrative/Disability Law, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Family Law, Family Law Mediation, GLBT Law, Health Law, Housing, Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection, Special Education/Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeSpring:
2, 3, or 4
43300C-1/S
Legal Profession: The Lawyering Process A2
(J. Charn)
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility Requirement
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 2 credit workshop may be required
Fall:
M 7:00pm-9:00pm
Block M
Fall: 2Externships or WilmerHale Legal Services Center Clinics: Administrative/Disability Law, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Family Law, Family Law Mediation, GLBT Law, Health Law, Housing, Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection, Special Education/Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeFall: 2, 3, or 442300C-1/F
Legal Profession: The Lawyering Process B1
(J. Charn)
- Required clinical credits
- Fulfills Professional Responsibility Requirement
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
- Additional 2 credit workshop may be required
Spring:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2Externships or WilmerHale Legal Services Center Clinics: Administrative/Disability Law, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning, Family Law, Family Law Mediation, GLBT Law, Health Law, Housing, Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection, Special Education/Trauma and Learning Policy InitiativeSpring: 2, 3, or 442300C-1/S
Mediation
(D. Hoffman)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Spring:
Th 4:00pm-7:00pm
Spring: 3Harvard Mediation ProgramSpring: 144000C-1/S
Negotiation and Mediation: Clinical Workshop
(R. Bordone, S. Sonnenberg)
- Required clinical credits
- Pre-requisite: Negotiation Workshop
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Spring: 1Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical ProgramSpring: 2, 3, 444105C-1/S
Poverty Law
(L. White)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
M, T 1:00pm-2:30pm
Block E
Spring: 3Various local organizationsFall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 44575C-1/F
Spring: 44575C-1/S
 
Practical Lawyering in Cyberspace: Seminar
(J. Palfrey, P.Malone)
- LLMs admitted with clinic permission
Fall:
W 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block J
Fall: 2Cyberlaw clinic (Berkman Center)Fall or Spring:
2, 3 or 4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 98141C-1/F
Winter: 98141C-1/W
Spring: 98141C-1/S
Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Workshop A
(R. Bertling)
- Required clinical credits
Fall:
Th 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinicFall: 2, 3, 4
or Winter: 2
Fall: 44795C-1/F
Winter: 44795C-1/W
Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Workshop B
(R. Bertling)
- Required clinical credits
Spring:
Th 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center: Predatory Lending / Consumer Protection clinicSpring: 2, 3, 444795C-1/S
Securities Regulation A
(H. Scott)
- Clinical grading is pass/fail
Fall:
M,T 1:00pm-2:30pm
Block E
Fall: 3Securities and Exchange CommissionFall: 3, 446200C-1/F
Sports Law Clinic (P.Carfagna)
- By permission
- Priority given to prior Sports Law students
- Pro bono credit only for non-profit work
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Various, including legal departments of major leagues, law firms and lawyers doing sports law represention of individual players or team/leagues

Spring: 2, 3, 4TBD
Supreme Court and Appellate Practice (Dellinger, Harris, Hacker)
- By permission
- Required clinical credits
- Class meets every other week
- -- year course and clinical
Fall and Spring:
T 3:00pm-5:00pm
Fall: 1 and
Spring: 1
Cases coordinated with instructors  Fall: 2 and
Spring: 2
46645C-1/FS
Supreme Court Litigation
(T. Golstein, K. Russell)
- By permission
- LLMs may apply
WinterWinter: 1Cases arranged by instructorsWinter: 246650C-1/W
Title IX: Seminar
(D. Rosenfeld)
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
T 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block I
Fall: 2Security on Campus, Inc.; other legal advocacy groupsFall: 2, 3 or 499420C-1/F
Transactional Practice Clinical Workshop: Business, Non Profit, Real Estate and Entertainment A
(B. Price)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Fall:
M 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Fall: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center, Community Enterprise Project: Business and Non-Profit Clinic, Real Estate Clinic, and Recording Artist ProjectFall: 2, 3 or 447532C-1/F
Transactional Practice Clinical Workshop: Business, Non Profit, Real Estate and Entertainment B
(B. Price)
- Required clinical credits
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
M 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 2WilmerHale Legal Services Center, Community Enterprise Project: Business and Non-Profit Clinic, Real Estate Clinic, and Recording Artist ProjectSpring: 2, 3, 447532C-1/S
War Crimes Prosecution Workshop
(A. Whiting)
- Required clinical credits
- Class meets every other week
- LLMs admitted with instructor permission
Spring:
Th 5:00pm-7:00pm
Block L
Spring: 1War crime tribunals or organizations working on war crime prosecution issuesSpring: 248333C-1/S
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