Event Title

The Immigration Appellate Practice Clinic: connecting students’ legal research, analysis, and writing skills and their commitment to social justice

Start Date

25-8-2017 2:00 PM

End Date

25-8-2017 2:25 PM

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This presentation will address the development and benefits of an appellate clinic, focusing on Santa Clara’s Immigration Appellate Practice Clinic. The Clinic gives students an unparalleled opportunity to use their legal research, analysis, and writing skills for the benefit of their clients and the Court. Working on an actual client’s case, with all of its uncertainties and ambiguities, and working directly with the client, exponentially advance the students’ legal research, analysis, and writing skills. In addition, the Clinic enhances the law school’s legal writing curriculum in general, by giving students a vision of how the skills they are learning will be put to use in the service of future clients and the system of justice.

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The Immigration Appellate Practice Clinic: connecting students’ legal research, analysis, and writing skills and their commitment to social justice

This presentation will address the development and benefits of an appellate clinic, focusing on Santa Clara’s Immigration Appellate Practice Clinic. The Clinic gives students an unparalleled opportunity to use their legal research, analysis, and writing skills for the benefit of their clients and the Court. Working on an actual client’s case, with all of its uncertainties and ambiguities, and working directly with the client, exponentially advance the students’ legal research, analysis, and writing skills. In addition, the Clinic enhances the law school’s legal writing curriculum in general, by giving students a vision of how the skills they are learning will be put to use in the service of future clients and the system of justice.