Harvard Law School and the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs are pleased to announce a new Spring 2011 offering, the Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Clinic. This spring clinical course is offered in conjunction with the Washington, D.C. law office of Oâ€™Melveny & Myers, and is instructed by three of the firmâ€™s expert attorneys: former Solicitor General and Assistant Attorney General Walter Dellinger, Jonathan Hacker, and Sri Srinivasan.
Alongside the distinguished and experienced supervising attorneys, students will obtain hands-on appellate experience through involvement in high-profile or high-impact cases in the Supreme Court, federal courts of appeals, or state supreme courts. Clinic work is conducted on campus, and comprised of group work on cases obtained through Oâ€™Melveny & Myers for a total of approximately 120 hours (2 clinical credits). Students will also take a spring course on appellate practice taught by the supervising attorneys (1 class credit).
Admission for the Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Clinic is with the permission of the instructors and requires an application. To apply, submit a statement of interest (500 word maximum), resume, academic transcript (unofficial or official), writing sample of no more than 15 pages (one sample only). Applications should be addressed to the instructors, but must be submitted to the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs (Austin 102 or by email to clinical at law.harvard.edu). Open to 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs only. Applications are due by 5pm on Monday, January 10.
To view the full course description and application instructions, please visit: http://www.law.harvard.edu/academics/courses/2010-11/?id=9197. If you have any questions, please contact the Clinical office (Austin 102, 617-495-5284, clinical at law.harvard.edu).