Pre/Co-Requisites

All clinics require applicants to have successfully completed the required first-year curriculum. Part-time students who have successfully completed the required part-time second-year curriculum are eligible to apply, but may be required to satisfy additional criteria for a specific clinic.

Civil Advocacy Clinic

  • Evidence is a co-requisite if not already completed by the applicant.
  • Preference will be given to students who have completed Evidence before enrolling in clinic.

Community Economic & Equity Development Clinic 

(formerly known as the Community & Economic Development Law Clinic)

ONE of the following courses is a co-requisite for students who have not yet taken either:

  • Business Associations OR
  • Law of Nonprofit Organizations.

Criminal Justice Clinic

The following courses are pre-requisites for all CJC students (Defense and Prosecution):

  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence*

*Note: Students participating in CJC as 3Ls must complete Criminal Procedure and Evidence before their 3L year begins. Students participating in CJC as 2Ls must complete Criminal Procedure and Evidence either before or during their CJC semester.

Disability Rights Law Clinic

Evidence is a co-requisite in the fall semester if not already completed by the applicant.

Law and Disability is recommended, but not required.

Entrepreneurship LAW Clinic

Business Associations is a co-requisite if not already taken.

Gender Justice Clinic

(formerly the Women and the Law Clinic)

Evidence is a highly recommended course in either semester if not already completed by the applicant.

Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic

For students participating in clinic as 3Ls, the following are co-requisites in the fall semester if not already completed by the applicant:

  • Evidence
  • Any Intellectual Property course

Students participating in clinic as 2Ls must take an Intellectual Property course as a co-requisite in the fall, and they must take Evidence as a co-requisite in either semester.

Immigrant Justice Clinic

No pre- or co-requisites.

International Human Rights Law Clinic

The following are co-requisites in either semester if not already completed by the applicant:

  • Evidence
  • Any human rights, international law, immigration law or asylum law course

Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic

Federal Personal Income Taxation is a pre-requisite.

Re-Entry Clinic

Evidence is a preferred pre-requisite, but not required.

Rising for Justice (formerly DC Law Students in Court)

Evidence is preferred as a pre- or co-requisite, but not required.