LAW 601: Mashpee Wampanoag Legal Serv
Prerequisite: 30 units completed; Pre or Co-requisite: LAW 525 & LAW 576 or LAW 620, permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to 4
The Mashpee Wampanoag Legal Services Clinic is housed in the Hyannis office of South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc. Clinic clients include low-income litigants in the newly created Tribal Court, located in Mashpee, Massachusetts as well as tribal members seeking legal assistance with various other types of civil legal issues, including family law, landlord-tenant law, and government benefits law. Students attend weekly seminars and represent clients under the supervision by an experienced legal services attorney. Clinic students spend an average of 10 hours weekly on their clinical work. Graded. Of the 90 credits required for graduation, students are required to earn at least 65 in courses that meet in regularly scheduled class sessions. This course does not count toward the 65 credit requirement.
Section 01: Law Clinical
Location: To be determined/assigned