Course Description

601:693. PRISONER REENTRY: LEGAL ISSUES

Schalick

LE16

(4 credits for law students, 3 credits for undergraduate students)


This course provides students with opportunities to develop practical and community engagement skills while assisting individuals with expungement and related legal issues.  Students will design and conduct community education sessions about prisoner reentry legal issues. Students will also hold “speed screening sessions” to assist community members with determining expungement eligibility.  Students will also have an opportunity to advocate for clients seeking expungement of criminal convictions. 

 

Undergraduate students must have successfully completed Mass Incarceration, Reentry and Justice and have permission of the instructor to enroll.

 

Law students must have passed Professional Responsibility and all first year courses.