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Clinic Requirements

Required Eligibility for Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 License

To enroll in the Civil Justice Clinic students must be eligible for an Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 License which requires:

  • Completion of 45 Credit Hours; 
  • Approval of the Dean of the College of Law; 
  • Submission of Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 Application; and 
  • Approval of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Required Courses

The following courses are required to participate in the Civil Justice Clinic and Juvenile Justice Clinic:

Although students may be allowed to take the above required courses concurrently with the clinic, by permission of the clinical professor, priority will be given to students who have already completed the required courses.

Recommended Courses

The following courses are recommended for participation in the Civil Justice Clinic:

The following courses are recommended for participation in the Criminal Defense Clinic:

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