Violence Clinic is a 3 credit, pass/fail, one- semester experiential
course taught in the fall semester in 2015. In
this clinic third-year law students represent low-income clients in civil
matters aimed at assisting clients in safely leaving abusive
relationships. Principally, students represent
clients in domestic violence protective order hearings in District Court in
Orange and Chatham Counties. Additional
comprehensive representation may extend to related areas of the law, including child
custody and divorce, abuse and neglect proceedings, immigration, employment,
housing, and other collateral matters.
Evidence, Trial Advocacy either prior to or concurrent with the clinic.
While not required, Family Law and/or Domestic Violence Law are recommended as pre- or corequisites.