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LAWS 8329 Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project Clinic (Fall/Spring: 5 )


Course Description

Students will represent, as Attorney or Guardian-ad-Litem, youth involved in the justice system on legal issues related to dependency, status offense, delinquency, or special education cases. There is an emphasis on education law in JRAP cases. JRAP In-House students will be exposed to some of the following: special education advocacy (team meetings, hearings, appeals), school disciplinary proceedings, administrative advocacy with the state Departments of Youth Services (DYS) and Children and Families (DCF), and Juvenile Court advocacy. Cases are primarily in Middlesex County.


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Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 08-Mar-16