Paul L. Caron

Friday, April 10, 2020

Law School Clinics Across The Country Offer Coronavirus Help

Following up on my previous post, During COVID-19 Pandemic, Harvard Law School's 46 Clinics Continue To Virtually Serve Clients:  Karen Sloan (, Law School Clinics Across the Country Offer Coronavirus Help:

CoronavirusLaw school clinics and programs have pivoted in recent weeks to focus on legal matters involving COVID-19—even as their own operations have transformed from in-person to online formats.

Their efforts involve advocating to protect the health of prison inmates, ensuring access to food amid a pandemic, executing wills remotely, helping small businesses buffeted by the crisis and much more.

“No matter what your subject matter is, there are COVID-related issues, so you don’t need to start a COVID clinic,” said Michael W. Martin, the director of clinics at Fordham University School of Law. “In many ways, the COVID issues will come to you regardless of what you’re doing because it’s affecting society on such a plenary level.”

Here’s a sampling of how law school clinics and students are pitching in.

  • Cornell  ...
  • Fordham ...
  • Harvard ...
  • UC-Berkeley ...
  • UCLA ...

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