LAW 606: Immigration Law Clinic
Prerequisite: 30 units completed; Pre or Co-requisite: LAW 525, permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to 8
In this semester-long, 6-credit clinic, students, in both class and individual specialized supervision, learn to act as "real" lawyers while providing immigration legal services to indigent people who are primarily located in the South Coast area. Case types vary, but include bond hearings and deportation defense; visas for juveniles, victims of violence, and workers; and asylum and naturalization assistance. Weekly seminars offer both substantive and practical training in case preparation, interviewing, counseling, motion practice (including writing), and a variety of other skills required to act as a competent, ethical lawyer. 20 hour commitment which includes supervision and class time. 6 credits (Optional 3:03 approval with LAW 576 Evidence or LAW 620 Trial Practice pre-requisite/co-requisite). Graded.