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Basic Information
  • Please note: students can only apply for one clinic per semester.

Background Information
  1. Have you ever taken a clinical course before (including honors judicial clerkship and international externships)?
    Yes No
  2. Have you ever applied for admissions to a clinical course and been excluded from it by lottery or other selection process?
    Yes No
  3. Can you speak a language other than English?
    Yes No
  4. If you expect to arrange your own placement for your clinic please notify Prof. Engler at
  5. Will you be employed during the period in which you are taking a clinic?
    Yes No
Criminal/Litigation History

If you answer YES to any of the following questions, please contact Professor Engler, at since your clinic options may be affected.

Have you ever been convicted of a felony that has not been expunged or vacated?

Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor (other than a first conviction for drunkenness, simple assault, speeding, minor traffic violations, affray or disturbance of the peace) in the past 5 years that was not expunged or vacated?

Are you a named party in any pending litigation?

Note: Many placements, including DA's Offices, the Attorney General's Office and other government offices conduct rigorous background checks in determining whether to accept a student. Your admission to the clinic means only that you are eligible under the school's rules, and not that any particular placement will accept you. Consider your own background in selecting clinics and placements, and have a back-up plan in case your placement of choice does not work out.

Your electronic signature below attests to the truth and accuracy of your responses to the Criminal/Litigation History questions.