Civil Justice Clinic
In the Civil Justice Clinic, students represent low-income clients in a range of civil legal matters, including custody, support, disability, housing and employment. Students interview clients, investigate and develop their cases and appear in court and in administrative proceedings.
Taught by Professors Dveera Segal, Cathryn Miller-Wilson, and Jennifer Sperling.
Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES)
The Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services represents refugees seeking asylum protection in the United States because of threatened persecution in the countries from which they fled. Students enrolled in the clinic develop asylum cases over the course of the semester and represent clients in immigration court.
Taught by Professor Michele R. Pistone.
Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic
The Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic represents farmworkers living and working on farms near Reading (Berks County) and Kennett Square (Chester County). Students represent farmworkers in a variety of legal matters related to the basic needs of their clients. Farmworker Clinic students litigate their cases in administrative and judicial courts.
Taught by Professors Beth Lyon and Caitlin Barry.
Interdisciplinary Health Law Clinic
In the Interdisciplinary Health Law Clinic, law students and graduate nursing students work collaboratively in teams, assisting low-income clients to understand and assert their rights within the health care system, and to overcome barriers to accessing necessary treatment.
Taught by Visiting Assistant Professor Michael Campbell and Marguerite Schlag, Ed D, RN, Assistant Dean and Director, Graduate Program, Villanova College of Nursing.
Federal Tax Clinic
The Federal Tax Clinic represents low income taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and in the U.S. Tax Court. Students also prepare petitions to the Tax Court, engage in settlement negotiations with government attorneys and try cases before the Tax Court.
Taught by Professors Keith Fogg and Linda Love Vines.
Advanced Advocacy Clinic
The Advanced Advocacy Clinic provides an opportunity for students who have already completed a semester in the clinical program to continue with their studies in an advanced setting. Students usually seek to continue working in the same clinic, however, they may also work with the faculty of another clinic for a more varied experience.
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