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  • Institute to End Mass Incarceration Clinic

    July 29, 2022

    The Institute to End Mass Incarceration is a research and advocacy program that works toward the dramatic decarceration of the United States, the eradication of…

  • Harvard Dispute Systems Design Clinic

    July 28, 2022

    Students in the Harvard Dispute Systems Design Clinic work on advanced client matters related to negotiation, mediation, and conflict management. Students develop a new set…

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    Harvard Legal Aid Bureau

    July 28, 2022

    The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (HLAB) is unique among HLS programs of clinical legal education in that its legal services program is student-run. Founded in…

  • Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic

    July 28, 2022

    If you are a legal services organization, immigrant advocacy and support group, law clinic, or a private attorney, please explore the Harvard Immigration & Refugee

  • Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic

    July 26, 2022

    The Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School offers students the opportunity to practice environmental law through work on a variety of…

  • Election Law Clinic

    July 26, 2022

    The Election Law Clinic offers Harvard Law students the opportunity to do hands-on litigation and advocacy work across a range of election law areas, with…

  • Education Law Clinic / Trauma & Learning Policy Initiative

    July 26, 2022

    The Education Law Clinic is part of a program called the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (TLPI), a nationally recognized collaboration between Harvard Law School…

  • Cyberlaw Clinic

    July 26, 2022

    The Cyberlaw Clinic, based at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, provides high-quality, pro-bono legal services to appropriate clients on issues relating to…

  • Crimmigration Clinic

    July 26, 2022

    In the Crimmigration Clinic, students work on cutting-edge issues regarding the intersection of criminal law and immigration law. The content of the clinical projects will depend on…

  • Criminal Justice Institute

    July 25, 2022

    The Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) offers a unique union of classroom instruction and hands-on experience for students who represent indigent adults and juvenile clients facing…

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    Animal Law & Policy Clinic

    July 25, 2022

    The Animal Law & Policy Clinic provides students with direct hands-on experience in animal advocacy on behalf of both captive animals and wildlife, including litigation,…

  • Clinical Calendar 2023-2024

    July 25, 2022

    DateEventMay 1, 2023Harvard Legal Aid Bureau 2023-2024 Drop DeadlineMay 19, 2023Fall 2023 Government Lawyer: United State Attorney Clinic Drop DeadlineJune 1, 2023International Human Rights Clinic

  • Legal Support Resources

    July 22, 2022

    The Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Office (OCP) is an academic office and does not provide legal services or advice to members of the…

  • Pro Bono Graduation Requirement

    July 22, 2022

    What is the requirement? For JD students, the requirement is 50 pro bono hours. Pro bono service may be performed in an approved supervised setting…

  • New York Bar Pro Bono Admission Requirement

    July 22, 2022

    The state of New York requires all applicants to the New York Bar to complete 50 hours of law-related pro bono service before their time…

  • Spring Break Pro Bono Trips

    July 22, 2022

    The Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs (OCP) offers students the opportunity to conduct pro bono work during spring break through organized group trips…

  • Externship Clinics

    July 22, 2022

    In the Child Advocacy Clinic, students are placed with nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, juvenile courts, and more. Harvard Law School offers 13 Externship Clinics with hundreds of…

  • In-House Clinics

    July 22, 2022

    The In-House Clinics are internal to Harvard Law School with an on-campus office, taught by Clinical Professors of Law, Clinical Instructors, and Lecturers on Law. The clinics are…

  • Student Practice Organizations

    July 21, 2022

    Harvard Law School has 11 Student Practice Organizations (SPOs) providing opportunities for students to gain practical legal experience under the supervision of a licensed attorney.  There…

  • Advanced Clinical Program

    July 21, 2022

    Students may not register in Helios for the same clinic twice. However, with approval of the clinic, the Advanced Clinical Program allows students to continue their…

  • Independent Clinical Program

    July 21, 2022

    The Independent Clinical Program gives students who are interested in a specialized area of the law or field of practice that is not currently offered…