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2/3 Credits (Clinic)

Students in this clinical component will spend 10 (2-credit) or 15 (3-credit) hours per week working in a placement with legal work in the area of health law. Placements may include one or more hospitals, government agencies, legal services offices, and private law firms. Students will submit weekly journals, describing and reflecting on their experiences in the field, and will meet in a series of seminars with the course instructor and/or the Clinical Director to explore the relationship between the principles covered in the substantive class and the students' fieldwork. Students must have taken or be currently enrolled in at least one of the following: Health Care Law, Hospital Law, Mental Health Law, or Public Health Law. This course satisfies the Experiential Education/Professional Skills Requirement.