To apply for a clinic, a law student must:
Applications are available online at the Clinic website approximately one month before the application deadline.
For more information, please contact Laura Garcia, Clinic Administrator, at (410) 837-5659.
The Appellate Practice Clinic selects its students through the lottery but gives evening students priority for one-half of its slots. Due to scheduling of oral arguments, students may not participate in the Appellate Practice Clinic in the same semester they are graduating (December graduates may not participate in the Fall semester and May graduates may not participate in the Spring semester).
The Civil Advocacy Clinic selects its students through the lottery process.
The Community Development Clinic selects its students through the lottery process giving evening students preference to some slots.
The Criminal Practice Clinic selects its students through the lottery process.
Students enrolled in the Disability Law Clinic are required to concurrently enroll in the Law and Disabilities Seminar. The Disability Law Clinic professor selects each student based on an information/interview meeting, resume review, and review of written materials submitted. Selection criteria include background and experience in mental health, nursing and psychology, demonstrated evidence of community service and poverty work, related course work, and date of graduation.
The Family Law Clinic selects its students through the lottery process.
The Immigrant Rights Clinic selects its students through the lottery process.
The Innocence Project Clinic selects its students through the lottery process.
Attendance at clinical seminars, team meetings, client meetings, and appearances before adjudicative and legislative bodies is a primary obligation of clinical students whose right to continued enrollment in a clinic is conditioned upon a record of attendance satisfactory to the professor. A student whose unexcused absences exceed a combination of three required clinic obligations or whose total absences, excused and unexcused, exceed five clinic obligations may be compelled to withdraw from the course. A student who is compelled to withdraw shall receive a WF in the course, unless in the professional opinion of the faculty member, it is deemed that the student should receive a WA. A student, who is compelled to withdraw in the second semester of a year-long clinic, shall receive a grade for the first semester of the course, along with the number of credits awarded for that semester, and a WF for the second semester of the course.