The Public Interest Advocacy Clinic
The Public Interest Advocacy Clinic is led by prominent civil rights advocate Mark Rosenbaum of Public Counsel in the United States and STL Assistant Professor Nicholas Frayn. Students in this clinical program assist Public Counsel with public interest impact litigation in the United States seeking to secure fundamental rights for disadvantaged citizens and underserved citizens. Students provide remote assistance developing theories for the cases, assisting with factual investigations and discovery, and participating in the development of related policy initiatives. Supervision is provided both locally and from California.
The Small Business Entrepreneurship Clinic, led by Clinical Visiting Lecturer Yuan Peihao, will focus on advising Shenzhen small business entrepreneurial ventures. The clinic will provide students with unique, real-world experience representing early-stage ventures while offering valuable legal services to Shenzhen’s entrepreneurial system. The clinic will assist clients in a wide variety of legal matters, including formation, intellectual property protection, commercialization strategies and operational issues, and related family law issues for company owners and executives. The clinic will commence operations in AY 2015-16.