Rutgers’ Award-Winning Legal Clinics Are National Models
Rutgers Law School is a pioneer in clinical education and currently boasts 16 clinics across its two campuses in Newark and Camden where student casework for actual clients is principally supervised by full-time Rutgers Law faculty.
Rutgers clinic students have:
- Freed wrongfully imprisoned persons
- Helped qualified immigrants receive asylum
- Obtained appropriate educational services for children with disabilities
- Protected victims of domestic violence
- Formed corporate non-profits
- Worked on copyrights and trademarks
- Completed Congressional and public policy research
- Filed amicus briefs in cases in the nation’s and state’s highest courts
Join us October 2, 2020 for the 50th Anniversary of the Rutgers Law Clinical Program
Rutgers Law was ranked 19th nationwide by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” law school specialty rankings and is consistently ranked as one of the top clinical programs in the country in annual surveys.
Students in the clinical education programs learn lawyering skills and development of professional identity, working with clients on numerous issues – including Constitutional Rights, International Human Rights, Domestic Violence, Non-Profit and Small Business Development, Intellectual Property, Children’s Rights, Criminal and Civil Justice, and many others.