Boston University School of Law

JD738 Community Courts: Fieldwork (C)


Community Courts is a one-semester clinical program that combines a classroom component and a clinical placement one day a week with a judge in a community based state court. (The day is flexible and is coordinated with the judge.) Judges sitting in Massachusetts District, Probate, Juvenile and Housing Courts in Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Dorchester, Roxbury, Lowell, and Lawrence will serve as mentors. Students will work on pending cases as well as projects relating to the long term operation of the court. COREQUISITE: Students will also register for Community Courts: Seminar (JD 737).