Child Protection Advocacy Clinic   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 705 - Child Protection Advocacy Clinic

Credits: 4

In this clinic the students will receive instruction in all aspects of advocation for abused and neglected children. Students will be responsible for preparing, filing and trying termination of parental rights cases on behalf of the S.C. Department of Social Services. All work will be under the supervision of an experienced clinical faculty member and attorney. Instruction will be through casework, classroom instruction, readings and case rounds. Enrollment is limited to ten students.

Corequisites: Trial Advocacy

Prerequisites: Evidence, Trial Advocacy and Professional Responsibility.  

Note: Subject to Client Contact Clinic Lottery. This course satisfies the professional skills graduation requirement.

Basis of Grade: Case work, class participation and other related work

Form of Grade: Letter