Legal Aid, Law School Clinics and the Opportunity for Joint Gain
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Harvard Law School
NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 08/09-3
This article identifies the shared origins of the legal services and clinical legal education movements and posits that both would benefit from renewed attention to historic connections, collaboration and synergies. In particular, the article suggests that law school clinics - with their freedom from significant funding restrictions and access to research universities - can serve as sites of inquiry to inform a renewed and robust anti-poverty agenda.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: clinic, law school, legal services, clinical legal education
Date posted: April 29, 2008