Fair Housing Clinic

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Course Number:
LAW 886

Credit Hours:
4 to 8 Credit Hours; 1 or 2 Semesters

Prerequisites: RCC*, Evidence LAW 661 (may be taken concurrently); completion of 45 semester credit hours; permission of the instructor. The Housing Advocates, Inc., operates a Fair Housing Law Clinic in cooperation with Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Students in the clinic will work on fair housing cases referred from a number of fair housing organizations in Cuyahoga, Summit, Lake, Portage, Stark and Columbiana counties. The cases will be in both state and federal courts. Under Ohio Supreme Court Rule II students who have earned 60 semester credit hours will be eligible to participate in state court proceedings as Legal Interns. Under U.S. District Court Local Rule 83.6, students who have completed 45 semester credit hours will be eligible to participate in federal court proceedings as Legal Interns with permission of the Judge. Satisfies skills course requirement.

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