CONVERGEing Around the Study of Gender Violence: The Gender Violence Clinic at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law

Race & Social Justice Law Review, v. 4, 2014

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-27

12 Pages Posted: 27 Jun 2014

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Leigh Goodmark

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

Domestic violence clinics have been a staple of law school clinical programs since the 1980s. The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law recently created the nation’s first Gender Violence Clinic, however. This article describes the motivation for taking a broader approach to gender based violence, the types of cases handled by the clinic, the challenges posed by the clinic structure, and the pedagogical goals for the clinic.

Keywords: identity, violence, women

Suggested Citation

Goodmark, Leigh, CONVERGEing Around the Study of Gender Violence: The Gender Violence Clinic at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law (2014). Race & Social Justice Law Review, v. 4, 2014; U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-27. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2446454

Leigh Goodmark (Contact Author)

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law ( email )

500 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1786
United States

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