Course Number: LAW7691
Department: Law (LAW)
Offers students an opportunity to obtain hands-on experience in litigating housing-related matters, under the close supervision of clinical faculty. Students advise and represent clients facing housing insecurity, with opportunities to appear in court and before agency officials. Emphasizes ethical, client-centered representation; housing law and procedure; the practice of core litigation skills; and collaborative work with local community organizations advancing housing justice. Students attend weekly seminar and supervision meetings to develop their casework, as well as examine and think critically about the role of the lawyer, client, courts, and community in housing rights advocacy.