Partnerships That Make a Difference: UT Legal Clinic

As part of the university’s successful Carnegie Community Engagement Classification application process, the Office of Research and Engagement has compiled a list of fifty of UT’s best community-campus partnerships. The university will be celebrating its status as an engaged institution throughout the year by featuring these individual examples in articles that highlight their unique contribution to the community.

UT Legal Clinic

legalclinicThe UT College of Law Legal Clinic works to serve indigent people in the community, to encourage future pro bono service, and to contribute to the education and development of law students to become thoughtful, skilled, and ethical attorneys. The longest-running legal clinic in the nation, the clinic started in 1946 and involves twelve faculty members and approximately one hundred students every year.

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