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Below are brief descriptions of all clinics. Please note that not all clinics are offered every semester, and some are restricted to 3Ls only. For more details on a specific clinic, please visit the clinic’s page.

Civil Mediation Open to 2Ls and 3Ls, the Civil Mediation Clinic trains students to mediate resolution of conflict and to assist as mediators in civil cases referred from the Baton Rouge City Court or other sources.
Juvenile Defense Open to both 2Ls and 3Ls, the Juvenile Defense Clinic is an intensive, live-client representation experience where 3Ls have the opportunity to defend local youth in juvenile court delinquency proceedings and 2Ls have the opportunity to assist with representation.
Parole Assistance
and Re-entry

Open to both 2Ls and 3Ls, the Parole Assistance and Re-entry Clinic provides qualified 3Ls with the opportunity to directly represent individual prisoners in parole and pardon matters, as well as collateral legal issues necessary for their successful reentry into civilian life. 2L students provide limited assistance under direct supervision of faculty, including interviewing and counseling clients, interviewing witnesses, conducting factual investigations, assisting clients in their residence and reentry plans, preparing briefs and parole packets for filing, and attending hearings before the Louisiana Board of Pardons, Committee on Parole.
Prosecution Open only to 3Ls, the Prosecution Clinic allows students the opportunity to serve as special assistant district attorneys for the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office, assisting with felony matters and prosecuting misdemeanors.
Wrongful Conviction Open only to 3Ls, the Wrongful Conviction Clinic allows students to assist life-sentenced, potentially innocent incarcerated clients with investigating and litigating applications for postconviction DNA testing.
Veterans Open to both 2Ls and 3Ls, the Veterans Legal Clinic allows students to assist veterans seeking access to VA benefits.