Internship Courses for All? Supporting Students Undertaking Unpaid University-Run Legal Internships

Alternative Law Journal 2019, Vol. 44(3) 226–231

U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2019-107

13 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last revised: 11 Oct 2019

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Laura Grenfell

University of Adelaide

Cornelia Koch

University of Adelaide

Date Written: October 9, 2019

Abstract

This article reflects on internship courses offered by Australian law schools. It focuses on the barriers faced by students in gaining and undertaking legal internships. In regard to overcoming the financial barriers, it recommends a government student-loan scheme to support students undertaking internships within Australia.

Keywords: legal education, access to the law, Clinical Legal Education, young people

JEL Classification: K1

Suggested Citation

Grenfell, Laura and Koch, Cornelia, Internship Courses for All? Supporting Students Undertaking Unpaid University-Run Legal Internships (October 9, 2019). Alternative Law Journal 2019, Vol. 44(3) 226–231 , U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2019-107, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3466543

Laura Grenfell (Contact Author)

University of Adelaide

No 233 North Terrace, School of Commerce
Adelaide, South Australia 5005
Australia

Cornelia Koch

University of Adelaide

No 233 North Terrace, School of Commerce
Adelaide, South Australia 5005
Australia

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