39th Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education
Clinics and Communities: Exploring Community Engagement through Clinical Education
April 30 – May 3, 2016 | Baltimore, MD
This conference focuses on the role of clinics in communities and the role of communities on clinics. The conference will feature a
variety of formats: plenaries, concurrent sessions, working groups, and workshops.
Half-day workshop for new law school clinical teachers prior to the start of the conference.
Conference plenary sessions: Rebellious Lawyering and Clinical Legal Education; #BlackLivesMatter and Clinical Legal Education; and Innovative and Sustainable Clinical Engagement with Community Needs.
The conference will also feature a Clinical Law Review Symposium, “Reflecting on Rebellious Lawyering at 25”, which commemorates the upcoming 25th anniversary of Gerald López’s book, Rebellious Lawyering: One Chicano’s View of Progressive Law Practice. Gerald López will also give the opening keynote address.
Four multi-session workshops, including:
– Scholarship Support
– (Re-)Designing a Clinic Using Backward Design
– Making Educational Videos
– Training Students in Private Practice Skills as Another Path to Justice