Program Details

Program Name: Civil Justice Clinic

Category : Law, Social Justice and Government

DESCRIPTION: The Civil Justice Clinic, first established as the Urban Legal Clinic in 1970, provides representation to indigent clients and client groups in a wide variety of civil cases, primarily in the areas of housing, family, consumer law, probate, bankruptcy, unemployment compensation, social security and SSI disability benefits and other public benefits law. The clinic also occasionally pursues larger scale law reform and impact advocacy on systemic issues of civil poverty law.