Clinics


Emory Law is home to four clinics: the Barton Child Law and Policy Clinic, the Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic, the International Humanitarian Law Clinic and the Turner Environmental Law Clinic.

These clinics give students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, while providing an important public service. In all clinics, students work 150 hours per semester for three credit hours.

 

The Barton Child Law and Policy Clinic

The Barton Child Law and Policy Clinic offers students practical experiences in child advocacy work. The clinic was established to provide research-based information, training, and policy analysis to practitioners and policy-makers charged with protecting Georgia's children.
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The Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic

The Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic gives law students the opportunity to represent clients in delinquency and status offense proceedings in Georgia’s juvenile courts.  Pursuant to Georgia’s third-year practice rule, under the supervision of the clinic’s managing attorney, the students are responsible for handling all aspects of client representation.
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The International Humanitarian Law Clinic

The International Humanitarian Law Clinic pairs students with organizations, law firms, tribunals and other groups that prosecute war criminals, protect humanitarian relief efforts entering conflict zones, represent detainees at Guantanamo bay, monitor conduct during hostilities, gather information about abuses committed in conflict areas and similar issues.
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Turner Environmental Law Clinic

The Turner Environmental Law Clinic provides free legal assistance to individuals, community groups and nonprofit organizations seeking to protect and restore the natural environment for the benefit of the public.
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