Child Advocacy Clinic

(973) 353-3196
Students in this 6-credit clinic serve the needs of children and families who are at risk and living in poverty in Newark and surrounding areas and also educates law students to be thoughtful and highly-skilled practitioners by engaging in direct advocacy, community education and outreach, and policy and program development. (Newark)

Frequently Asked Questions About Power of Attorney Document (Bilingual)

Power of Attorney Document (Bilingual)

Sample SIJS Predicate Order 


Child and Family Advocacy Clinic

(856) 225-2570
Students represent children in child abuse and neglect cases in family court in Camden and also in administrative hearings and proceedings regarding public benefits, education, immigration, medical, and mental health issues. (Camden)

Children's Justice Clinic

(856) 225-6646
The Children’s Justice Clinic (CJC) is a litigation-based clinical experience that allows third-year students to quickly assume the role of an attorney in order to represent New Jersey children facing delinquency changes primarily in Camden's juvenile court. (Camden)

Civil Justice Clinic

(973) 353-5576
Third-year law students represent indigent clients and client groups in a variety of civil cases, including housing, family, consumer law, probate, bankruptcy, unemployment compensation, Social Security, and other benefits law. (Newark)

Civil Practice Clinic

(856) 225-6568
This is both a law school course and a law office staffed by students, who represent low-income South Jersey residents in a variety of practice areas such as consumer, Social Security, public benefits, landlord-tenant actions, family law, and estate planning. It is open to full or part-time students who have completed 2/3 of their legal education and taken Evidence and Professional Responsibility. (Camden)

Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic

(973) 353-5059
This 8-credit clinic provides corporate, real estate, and other transactional legal services to New Jersey nonprofit corporations, start-up for-profit businesses, emerging entrepreneurs, inventors or artists, microenterprises, charter schools, and certain individuals. (Newark)

Constitutional Rights Clinic

(973) 353-5687
In this 6-credit clinic, students work in impact litigation in areas of civil rights and civil liberties under both federal and state law. They interview clients, investigate facts, craft legal theories, prepare for oral arguments, and research and draft briefs. (Newark)

Criminal and Youth Justice Clinic

(973) 353-5576
The Rutgers Criminal and Youth Justice Clinic provides legal representation to youth incarcerated in New Jersey’s juvenile justice system, young adults charged with minor criminal offenses, and adults who were convicted of serious crimes as adolescents and are seeking post-conviction relief. The clinic also champions systemic change through legislative and regulatory advocacy, appellate advocacy, and community education initiatives.

Domestic Violence Clinic

(856) 225-6425
In this 6-credit clinic, students provide domestic violence survivors emergency legal representation in domestic violence final restraining order hearings. Students investigate cases, develop strategies, and prepare cases for trial before a Superior Court judge. Clinic students also engage in post-judgment practice including motions for reconsideration, and appeals. (Camden)

Education and Health Law Clinic

(973) 353-3218
Students provide free legal representation to indigent clients in special education, early intervention, and school discipline matters, and through a medical-legal partnership, students partner with medical professionals to address the legal and social needs of pediatric patients with disabilities and their families. (Newark)

Entrepreneurship Clinic

This 4-credit clinic provides students with hands-on transactional law experience representing for-profit entrepreneurs and non-profit social entrepreneurs, sometimes working in partnership with other Rutgers' graduate schools. Preference is given to evening (part-time) students. (Camden & Newark)(Evening Program Priority)

Federal Tax Law Clinic

(973) 353-1687
This 6-credit clinic immerses students in cases involving disputes between the IRS and low-income taxpayers in New Jersey. Students interview, counsel, conduct factual and legal research, negotiate and conduct trials in Tax Court. (Newark)

Immigrant Justice Clinic

(856) 225-6568
Students in this 6-credit clinic that represents immigrants at the intersection of federal immigration and state law, fully assume the role of attorney and may have the opportunity to appear in Immigration Court, state court, or in interviews before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (Camden)

Immigrant Rights Clinic

(973) 353-5292
Students in this 6-credit clinic serve immigrants who need individual client representation and broader advocacy, including relief from removal, applications for asylum and refugee status, and protection for victims of human trafficking, battered immigrants, or abused, abandoned or neglected immigrant children. (Newark)

Intellectual Property Law Clinic

(973) 353-3226
This clinic offers intellectual property and entertainment law advice and assistance for non-profit entities, authors, artists, inventors, start-up for profit businesses and microenterprises and charter schools, including intellectual property audits and licenses, copyright, trademark, right of publicity, trade secret, and patent assistance. For more information see the Intellectual Property Clinic page(Newark)

International Human Rights Clinic

(973) 353-5687
This 6-credit clinic pursues cases and projects in U.S. domestic courts and international tribunals to address human rights violations occurring within and beyond U.S. borders. Students interview clients, investigate facts, conduct discovery, craft legal theories, prepare for oral arguments, and research and draft briefs. For more information, visit the International Human Rights clinic web page(Newark)