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Civil Advocacy Clinic
The Civil Advocacy Clinic works on a variety of civil cases, with a focus on economic justice. A typical CAC docket includes employment, consumer protection, housing, and public benefits cases.
Community Economic and Equity Development Clinic
The Community Economic and Equity Development Clinic represents community-based nonprofit organizations and small businesses that bring money, services, and dignity to under-served neighborhoods in D.C. and suburban Maryland.
Criminal Justice Clinic
The Criminal Justice Clinic accepts misdemeanor and juvenile justice cases on referral from the Montgomery County Public Defender's Office on the defense side. On the prosecution side, students do their case work in the Maryland State's Attorney's Office in Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties.
Disability Rights Law Clinic
The Disability Rights Law Clinic works with clients and their families in a variety of matters related to disability law and people with disabilities (both mental and physical).
Entrepreneurship Law Clinic
The Entrepreneurship Law Clinic provides students with an immersive experience in general transactional practice, with an emphasis on serving early stage entrepreneurs and social enterprises in Washington, D.C.
Gender Justice Clinic
Through representing clients in a wide array of cases, students in the Gender Justice Clinic (formerly the Women and the Law Clinic) see how gender, as it interacts with race, class, disability, immigration status, and sexuality, affects a client’s experience of the legal system.
Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic
The Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic works with creative artists, non-profit organizations, small inventors and entrepreneurs, scholars, traditional communities, and others who otherwise would not have access to high-quality intellectual property law services.
Immigrant Justice Clinic
The Immigrant Justice Clinic provides representation on a broad range of cases and projects involving individual immigrants and migrants, and their communities, both in the D.C. metropolitan area and overseas.
International Human Rights Law Clinic
The International Human Rights Law Clinic offers student attorneys the opportunity to represent individuals, families or organizations alleging violations of recognized or developing human rights norms before international and domestic judicial bodies.
Janet R. Spragens Federal Income Tax Clinic
The Janet R. Spragens Federal Income Tax Clinic represents low income individuals who are being audited by the Internal Revenue Service.
The core purpose of this clinic is to help persons convicted of crimes to gain parole and overcome legal and other barriers related to their re-integration into society.
Rising for Justice
Rising for Justice (formerly D.C. Law Students in Court) is an independent nonprofit legal services program in which students from AUWCL and other area law schools participate. The program works to fight the consequences of poverty, to prevent homelessness and to alleviate inequalities in the justice system while teaching students to become effective advocates.
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