Work is also needed on a “Know Your Rights” pamphlet for high schools.
Public Interest Law Group (PILG) American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Students review complaints from schools, prisons and others regarding denial of civil rights and liberties.
They work up cases and make recommendations to the ACLU statewide board of attorneys who decide which cases to pursue.
Simultaneous externship and pro bono service for the same supervisor or agency is not allowed.
Professor Katie Ball directs a special program of training and service as distance law clerks for magistrate judges in Idaho. Ball and watch for announcements regarding requirements and details for participation Students may not receive pro bono credit for any hours worked toward fulfillment of clinical work for which they are receiving credit.
The following are examples of past group projects that received approval; future pre-approval is not guaranteed.
Pro bono work is not always available to students, whether or not enrolled in clinic, and any desired pro bono work in the clinic must be approved by the relevant clinical faculty member in advance.
Faculty *Note: Not all proposed student group projects are pre-approved.
Student group leaders must seek approval from the director.
Once group approval is given, participating students do not need to individually seek pre-approval, and they may participate according to the approval parameters given to the group.
As long as the work being performed is otherwise appropriate pro bono legal work under the program rules, the following placements are considered pre-approved for pro bono work.
Students must still submit the project for approval via Symplicity, thus creating a project within which to report hours.