Forty-seven students were sworn into the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center on Aug. 21, 2013, allowing them to help clients on real cases. They were sworn in by Justice Edward O. Spain '66 of the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department.
Albany Law School's award-winning Clinic & Justice Center, established in 1981, combines theory and practice through its in-house public interest law firm, providing free legal services to eligible clients in the Capital Region.
Students choose between the Civil Rights &
Disabilities Law Clinic, Domestic Violence Prosecution Hybrid Clinic,
Family Violence Litigation Clinic and Immigration Project, Health Law
Clinic, Introduction to Litigation Clinic, and Tax & Transactions
In a typical academic year, the Clinic recruits more than
200 students for clinic projects, representing hundreds of clients and
assisting many more individuals and organizations through technical
assistance and community education activities.