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The Health Justice Project (HJP) offers a four-credit clinical course comprised of experiential learning through direct client representation, intensive supervision with HJP faculty, and participation in a seminar meeting Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. The HJP provides students with exposure to the intersections of poverty, health and the law and allows students to engage in direct legal services and systemic advocacy to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable Chicago residents living in poverty. This course is intended for students with an interest in health law, poverty law, disability law, systemic advocacy, and those wanting experience with lawyering skills including client interviewing, case investigations, legal research, client counseling, pleading drafting, oral advocacy, and negotiations.‚Äč

Student Clinic Application

To apply to any of the Health Justice Project courses requiring faculty permission, please contact Professor Kate Mitchell at kmitchell9@luc.edu.