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2011/12 Clinical Curriculum Updates

DateClinical Course Update
September 2Supreme Court and Appellate Practice (spring course, spring clincical), taught by Walter Dellinger, Jonathan Hacker, and Sri Srinivasan, is merging with Supreme Court Litigation (winter course, winter clinical).  Applications for the Supreme Court Litigation clinic are due October 16.
July 29A new clinical program, the Shareholder Rights Project, will be offered in 2011-2012 in conjunction with the Shareholder Rights Clinical Workshop. (UPDATE 8/22/2011: Application period for the Shareholder Rights Project is now closed)
July 13The Role of the State Attorney General course will now be offered in Spring 2011. The course offers an optional Fall or Spring clinical, students interested in the clinic must apply by 7/25/11.
April 20Human Rights Advocacy and the United States: Clinical Seminar in Fall 2011 will be co-taught by James Cavallaro and Deborah Popowski.
April 20Human Rights Advocacy and Criminal Justice: Clinical Seminar in Spring 2012 will now be taught by Fernando Delgado./td>
April 20The Government Lawyer clinical has set its early add/drop deadlines. The fall clinical drop deadline is June 22, 2011. The spring clinical drop deadline is September 13, 2011. Dropping will remove a student from both the class and clinical. Late drops incur a Withdrawal transcript notation.
April 4Both the class and clinic components of Capital Punishment Clinical Workshop will be graded credit/fail.
April 3Clinical externship placements will now be available through Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services A during Fall 2011, and through Legal Profession: Delivery of Legal Services B during Spring 2012. Placements will be coordinated between students and the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs.
April 1The course description for Capital Punishment Clinical Workshop (Spring 2012) is now posted.
March 31Prison Law and Policy (Spring 2012) will now offer optional winter-spring or spring clinical placements with various prison law advocacy organizations (local or long-distance placements). Once enrolled in the clinic, students will receive information on possible placements through the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs.
March 30Law and Social Movements (Spring 2012) will now offer optional spring clinical placements with various local legal advocacy organizations. Once enrolled in the clinic, students will receive information on possible placements through the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs.
March 30The Government Lawyer course (class component to the US Attorney Office clinical placements) changed it's class meeting time in the fall semester. Class will now meet M,T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
March 30Securities Regulation Clinic added to the curriculum.  Clinic placements are with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Boston during the fall (2-4 clinical credits).  Pre/Co-Requisite: Securities Regulation class.  All clinic students must have taken the class prior to or during the fall clinic.  Enrollment in the Securities Regulation class and clinic are separate from one another - students who enroll in the clinic who have not taken Securities Regulation must enroll in it independently during the fall elective registration (April 19-May 9).
March 24The Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and Transactional Law Clinics will now require a minimum of 3 or 4 clinical credits (15-20 hours per week).
March 24Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Workshop (1 classroom credit) will be offered in Fall 2011 in conjunction with the Negotiation and Medication Clinical Program (2-4 clinical credits).
March 24Capital Punishment Clinical Workshop (1 classroom credit) will be taught in the Spring 2012 with Clinical Professor Ronald Sullivan (Time TBD), with winter-spring clinical placements at various capital punishment organizations mainly in the southern United States.
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