Students who enroll in this clinic may count the credits towards the JD experiential learning requirement.
Required Class Component: Capital Punishment in America (3 fall credits). Some seats are reserved for clinical students. Students must enroll in this clinic before they are permitted to enroll in the required course.
Additional Co-/Pre-Requisites: Criminal Law. Students must enroll in this class independently (there is no clinic preference or priority). Failure to meet the pre/co-requisite by the clinic’s add/drop deadline will result in the student being dropped from this clinic.
By Permission: No.
Add/Drop Deadline: September 4, 2013.
LLM Students: LLM students may apply to this clinic by submitting an application.
Multi-Semester: This is a winter-spring clinic (2 winter credits + 2-4 spring credits).
Placement Site: Various externship placements.
The Capital Punishment Clinic offers opportunities for students to represent clients with capital sentences through placements at capital punishment resource centers, organizations, law firms, and governmental agencies throughout the country. Clinical work is full-time and on-site during the winter term, and continues on a part-time and remote basis in the spring term. This clinic is graded Credit/Fail.