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  • Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinical Seminar

    January 23, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinic (3 or 4 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the…

  • Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinic

    January 23, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinical Seminar (2 fall classroom…

  • Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinic

    January 23, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinical Seminar (2 spring clinical…

  • Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinical Seminar

    January 23, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinic (4 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will…

  • Impact Defense Intitiative: Clinic

    January 23, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This course consists of a co-bundled clinic (4 clinical credits)…

  • Mediation

    January 23, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The primary focus of this experiential learning course is on developing mediation skills — as a mediator and also…

  • Race, Class, Policing, and Punishment

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The virtually unprecedented overall rate at which we lock people up in this country, combined with the extreme concentration…

  • A Democracy Initiative

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam In this course, we will construct a package of reforms that might be offered as a referendum or initiative,…

  • Law, Justice and Design: Designing Legal Systems for Better Outcomes

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will provide students with an opportunity to focus on the perspectives of individuals and families who need…

  • Comparative Law: Why Law? The Experience of China

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-home This course uses the example of China as a springboard for asking fundamental questions about the nature of…

  • Contractual Interpretation

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisite: JD: Contracts or permission to waive from the instructor. LLM: No prerequisite. Exam Type: No Exam This reading group explores the problem of contractual…

  • Be Careful What You Wish For

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: Students who have completed either of the following Spring 2021 reading groups, Evaluating Criminal Justice Reform or Legal Policies, Randomized Control Trials, and Ethics,…

  • Evaluating Criminal Justice Reform

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam A few short years ago, it would have been unthinkable for candidates for prosecutorial positions to run on a…

  • Legal Policies, Randomized Control Trials, and Ethics

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: Students who have completed either of the following Spring 2021 reading groups, Evaluating Criminal Justice Reform or Legal Policies, Randomized Control Trials, and Ethics,…

  • Legal Policies, Randomized Control Trials, and Ethics

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The legal profession is uniquely disdainful of evidence-based thinking. Nowhere is this disdain more overt than in the profession’s…

  • Systemic Advocacy for Safe and Supportive Schools

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Education Law Clinic: Legislative and Administrative Lawyering (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the…

  • Advanced Seminar: Systemic Change in Education

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisite: Prerequisites for this course include one or more of the following: Lawyering for Justice, Art of Social Change, Education Law and Policy, and the…

  • Education Law Clinic: Externships

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Education Advocacy and Systemic Change (2 fall classroom credits). This…

  • Education Law Clinic: Individual Representation

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma (2 fall…

  • Education Law and Policy

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will survey several contemporary legal and policy issues in American elementary and secondary public education, including school…

  • Education Advocacy and Systemic Change

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Education Law Clinic: Externships (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll…

  • Teaching Lawyering for Justice

    January 20, 2023

    This course is co-taught by Professors Esme Caramello, Tyler Giannini, Michael Gregory, and Dehlia Umunna. Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course is designed…

  • Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Clinic Component: Education Law Clinic: Individual Representation (3-5 fall clinical credits). This…

  • Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Clinic Component: Education Law Clinic: Individual Representation (4-5 fall clinical credits). This…

  • Systemic Advocacy for Safe and Supportive Schools

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Education Law Clinic: Legislative and Administrative Lawyering (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the…

  • Education Law Clinic: Legislative and Administrative Lawyering

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Systemic Advocacy for Safe and Supportive Schools (2 spring classroom…

  • Education Law Clinic: Individual Representation

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma (2 fall…

  • Education Law Clinic: Impact Litigation

    January 20, 2023

    Required Class Component: Students must have completed “Advanced Seminar: Systemic Change in Education” to be eligible to apply for this clinic.

    Additional…

  • Art of Social Change

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course explores various strategies for systemic law and policy reform, focusing on education, child welfare (abuse and neglect,…

  • Education Law Clinic: Legislative and Administrative Lawyering

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Systemic Advocacy for Safe and Supportive Schools (2 spring classroom…

  • Education Law Clinic: Individual Representation

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma (2 fall…

  • Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Clinic Component: Education Law Clinic: Individual Representation (3-5 fall clinical credits). This…

  • The Jurisprudence of Excellence

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: No special background is required. Cross-registrants are welcome. Anyone seeking information about this course should feel free to contact Professor Scott Brewer at sbrewer@law.harvard.edu.

  • Art of Social Change

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course deals with strategies for changing law and policy, focusing on child welfare (abuse and neglect, foster care,…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic: System-Involved Youth

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Child Advocacy: System-Involved Youth Clinical Seminar (2 fall classroom credits).

  • Child Advocacy Clinic: System-Involved Youth

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Child Advocacy: System-Involved Youth Clinical Seminar (2 fall classroom credits).

  • Child Advocacy Clinic: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Child Advocacy: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice Clinical Seminar…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar (2 spring classroom…

  • Child Advocacy: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice Clinical Seminar

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice, either during the winter-spring (2 winter clinical credits + 4-5 spring clinical credits)…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar (2 fall classroom…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Child Advocacy: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice Clinical Seminar…

  • Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic (4-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Child Advocacy: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice Clinical Seminar…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar (2 spring classroom…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice

    January 20, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Child Advocacy: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice Clinical Seminar…

  • Child Advocacy: System-Involved Youth Clinical Seminar

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic: System-Involved Youth (4-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically…

  • Child Advocacy: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice Clinical Seminar

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice, either during the winter-spring (2 winter clinical credits + 4-5 spring clinical credits)…

  • Child Advocacy: System-Involved Youth Clinical Seminar

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic: System-Involved Youth (4-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically…

  • Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar

    January 20, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic (4-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Federal Budget Policy

    January 20, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Students enrolled in the course will be expected to submit a series of reaction papers to…