Law students must take a certain number of doctrinal classes to graduate, but otherwise, we have flexibility in selecting courses and creating our own schedules. Seminars, clinics, and simulation courses take law students outside the classroom setting and provide us with skills key to our future careers.
So how did I wind up in a situation where I was living in the Deep South and immersing myself in work that I hadn’t had much exposure to before law school?
I got lucky.
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We interviewed the client, researched his case, and repeatedly rehearsed our arguments. We were as prepared as two law students who have never represented a client could be.
Public law schools have come under fire for their law clinics’ legal battles against powerful interest groups. But as a law student, I’ve seen that clinics are critical to a sound legal education.