Building Pediatric Law Careers: The University of Michigan Law School Experience
22 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2010 Last revised: 14 Dec 2012
Date Written: 2000
This article explores the issues in representing children in the twenty-first century. The issues include the ethical obligations, child psychological development, and trial techniques. This article focuses on educating lawyers in representing children in the University of Michigan Law School pediatric law career program. This includes a description of the Child Advocacy Law Clinic. The next part discusses the benefits of the Interdisciplinary Seminar in Child Abuse and Neglect, The Bergstrom Summer Child Welfare Law Fellowship, and the Child Welfare Law Resource Center. The article’s purpose is to provide a guide to developing pediatric law career tracks in law schools.
Keywords: Pediatric, Pediatric law, Child Advocacy, clinic
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