Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization
The Frank Talk Newsletter
The Sol and Lillian Goldman Family, Advocacy for Children and Youth Clinic represents family members in juvenile court cases, particularly abuse, neglect, termination of parental rights, and delinquency cases.
Samuel Jacobs Criminal Justice Clinic represents criminal defendants in state and federal proceedings.
Civil Liberties and National Security Clinic represents individuals and organizations in post-September 11 civil liberties cases.
Immigration Legal Services represents refugees seeking asylum in the United States.
Innovations in Policing works to improve the quality of policing in disadvantaged communities.
Landlord-Tenant represents low-income tenants in eviction proceedings.
Lawyering Ethics represents complaints in Connecticut's attorney grievance system.
Legal Assistance places students in the New Haven Legal Assistance Association to represent the urban poor in civil matters.
Legal Services for Immigrant Communities combines traditional civil legal services representation with community-based strategies for addressing legal problems of residents of an immigrant neighborhood in New Haven.
Legislative Advocacy represents clients seeking assistance in researching and drafting Connecticut legislation.
Mortgage Foreclosure Litigation Clinic represents homeowners fighting foreclosure in Connecticut state courts. They will conduct motion practice and discovery, including legal research and writing. Although this is primarily a litigation clinic, many of the clients are also participating in court-annexed mediation, in an effort to restructure their mortgages, so students will also gain experience in client counseling and ADR. Students will also provide brief advice and assistant to pro se homeowners at the courthouse.
The Transnational Development Clinic works on a range of litigation and non-litigation projects that promote community-centered international development, with an emphasis on global poverty.
The Veterans Legal Services Clinic represents veterans currently residing in Connecticut with legal needs related to their military service or return to civilian life.The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic represents immigrants and low-wage workers in Connecticut in labor, immigration, trafficking, and other civil rights areas, through litigation for individuals and non-litigation advocacy for community-based organizations.