Monday, January 12, 2015

preLaw Magazine's most innovative law clinics

preLaw, a National Jurist Magazine publication, invited law schools to nominate clinics based on subject matter, structure or community served.  The magazine's editors then narrowed the list to the top 15 along with 10 runners up.  Go here to read a more detailed description of each clinic on the list and why preLaw's editors think they shine.  For now, here's the list:

Low income clinics

  1. Marquette
  2. Wayne State
  3. Memphis
  4. Akron
  5. Villanova (honorable mention)

Justice System

  1. U.C. - Berkeley
  2. Seattle
  3. U.C. - Irvine
  4. Quinnipiac (honorable mention)
  5. St. Thomas (Minn.) (honorable mention)


  1. Duquesne
  2. Widener (DE) (honorable mention)


  1. Washington & Lee
  2. Georgia State (honorable mention)


  1. NYLS
  2. Cardozo (indie film clinic (!))
  3. McGeorge (public policy)
  4. Georgetown (social enterprise & nonprofit law)
  5. Lewis & Clark (animal law)
  6. Indiana Tech (law clerk clinic)
  7. Miami (honorable mention for children & youth law clinic)
  8. BU (human trafficking clinic)
  9. Penn State (rural economic development)
  10. U. Miss. (pro bono initiative)


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