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Video: This Is What Lawyers Do (Law Professor Perspectives)

Professors JoNel Newman and Melissa Swain, who teach the Health Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership at the University of Miami School of Law, provide insight about their teaching methods and course model. The professors discuss providing students with exposure to multiple areas of law and...

Video: Health Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership

In this video, several individuals affiliated with the Health Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership and the University of Miami School of Law discuss the benefits of the multi-disciplinary clinical program. Professor JoNel Newman and others discuss the areas of law, practical skills, and the...

Law Clinics and Students as First Responders: CLEA Award Nomination

This award nomination describes the Haitian TPS Project, an initiative started by the Health Rights Clinic at the University of Miami. As part of the project, clinic participants helped Haitian immigrants residing in the United States gain Temporary Protected Status after the earthquake in 2010...

The Client’s Perspective on the Initial Interview (Law Review Article)

The article reviews the pilot study of the Effect Lawyer Client Communication Project (ELCC), which focuses on the initial client-lawyer interview based upon it’s importance in determining client retention and satisfaction. The study also purports that the initial interview is the one unit of...

Client Interview Survey: Health Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership

This survey asks potential clients of the Health Rights Clinic at the University of Miami to assess the communicative skills of their interviewer—a law student taking part in the clinic. The survey seeks to gauge the comfort level created by the law student after his/her first meeting with the...

Client Profile - Health Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership

This short client profile details the issues facing a particular client within the Health Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership at the University of Miami, and serves as a simulation exercise for students. The profile details facts and issues relevant to the work required of participants in the...

Clinic Handbook: Health Rights Clinic Law Medical Legal Partnership

Designed as a reference for participants of the clinic, the Health Rights Clinic Student Handbook explains the program in detail by describing the goals, guidelines, requirements, and procedural requirements for participants. The handbook also contains an appendix complete with all of the...

Clinic Overview: Health Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership

The Clinic Overview sets forth the primary objectives of the medical legal partnership clinic, as well as outlines goals, expectations, and prerequisites of the course. The document also describes the logistics of the clinic in detail—noting the various locations, scheduling, and primary...

Syllabus - Health Rights Clinic Medical Legal Partnership

This syllabus contains required readings, class policies, and general pertinent information for the Health Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law. Additionally, the document contains a breakdown of weekly reading assignments categorized by particular subjects within the content area...