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Fall 2014 Clinic Offerings


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COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework)
Seminar meets on Tuesdays from 3:00 pm -5:50 pm
Prof. Glick

Pre or Co-requisite:  Fundamental Lawyering Skills
Recommended:  Corporations, Nonprofit Organizations, Professional Responsibility,
Urban Land Use


CONSUMER LITIGATION
5 credits (2 Seminar, 3 Casework)
Seminar meets on Thursdays from 10:00 am -12:20 pm
Students must be available for casework on alternating Tuesdays from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Prof. Silverman    

Pre or Co-Requisite: Fundamental Lawyering Skills


CRIMINAL DEFENSE
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework)
Seminar meets on Tuesdays from 10:00 am -11:50 am
Students must be available for casework on Thursdays from 9:00 am -1:00 pm and for case rounds on Thursdays from 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Prof. Bader and Prof. Rayner

Prerequisite: Fundamental Lawyering Skills
Recommended: Criminal Procedure, Professional Responsibility, Trial Advocacy and/or Evidence 


FAMILY ADVOCACY
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework)
Seminar meets on Wednesdays from 10:00 am -12:50 pm
Prof. Hill and Prof. Ho

Pre or Co-requisite
: Fundamental Lawyering Skills
Recommended: Family Law


FEDERAL LITIGATION
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework) 
Seminar meets on Tuesdays from 10:30 am - 12:20 pm
Prof. M. W. Martin

Prerequisite: Fundamental Lawyering Skills
Recommended: Evidence, Trial Advocacy, and Professional Responsibility


IMMIGRANT RIGHTS
5 credits ( 2 seminar, 3 casework)
Seminar meets on Wednesdays from 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Prof. Solimene

Pre or Co-Requisite: Fundamental Lawyering Skills
Recommended: Immigration Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation and Evidence


INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS 
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework)
Seminar meets Thursdays from 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Prof. Mgbako

Prerequisite:  There are no prerequisites for this clinic.
Recommended:  Basic course in International Human Rights
This clinic is part of the Leitner Center.


INTERNATIONAL LAW & DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework)    
Seminar meets on Mondays from 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Prof. Galizzi and Prof. Herklotz 

Prerequisite:  There are no prerequisites for this clinic.
This clinic is part of the Leitner Center
 

MEDIATION
4 credits (3 seminar, 1 fieldwork) 
Seminar meets on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Students must be available for fieldwork either Thursday mornings or Thursday evenings
Prof. Nolan-Haley

Fieldwork takes place in Small Claims Courts in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.
Students can choose among the three Courts; decisions may be made by lottery.
Manhattan: Thursday a.m. only - 2 students
Bronx: Thursday p.m. only - 6 students
Queens:  Thursday p.m. only - 4 students
 
Prerequisite:  There are no prerequisites for this clinic.
Recommended: Fundamental Lawyering Skills


POLICY & LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY: CIVIL RIGHTS & POVERTY
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework)
Seminar meets on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm 
Prof. Cooper

Pre or Co-requisite:  Fundamental Lawyering Skills


QUEENS DA PROSECUTION
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework)
Seminar meets on Mondays from 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Students must be available on Wednesdays
Prof. Duddy and Prof. Naiburg 

Fieldwork takes place in Queens Criminal Court on Wednesdays. Only 3Ls accepted due to New York Court-Approved Practice Order.

Prerequisite: Fundamental Lawyering Skills
Recommended: Criminal Procedure, Professional Responsibility, Trial Advocacy and/or Evidence


SAMUELSON-GLUSHKO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INFORMATION LAW 
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework)
Seminar meets on Tuesdays from 10:30 am -12:20 pm
Prof. Lazebnik and Prof. Lin

Prerequisites:  Fundamental Lawyering Skills; and either an Intellectual Property survey course or at least two of the following courses: Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Patent Law and/or Information Law
Recommended: Evidence, Professional Responsibility


SECURITIES LITIGATION & ARBITRATION
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework) 
Seminar meets Thursdays from 9:00 am -11:50 am
Students must be available for casework on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m.-11:50 am 
Prof. Radvany

Prerequisite: Fundamental Lawyering Skills
Recommended: Trial Advocacy, Professional Responsibility 


TAX
5 credits (2 seminar, 3 casework) 
Seminar meets on Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 11:50 pm
Prof. Maresca

Pre or Co-requisite: Fundamental Lawyering Skills
Recommended: Income Taxation (undergraduate course in Individual Taxation permitted)