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Law Firms Help Clinics Get Students To Supreme Court

Publication Date: 
April 11, 2008
The National Law Journal
Vesna Jaksic

The National Law Journal reports on law school Supreme Court clinics. Stanford Law School is credited as being the first to start a Supreme Court Clinic:

The first Supreme Court clinic was formed at Stanford Law School in 2004. It has worked on 63 cases, including 20 merits cases. [Related article: "Stanford's Supreme Court Clinic Setting a Record."] The Supreme Court recently accepted two cases from the clinic, one involving mandatory minimum drug sentencing and the other centered on a voting rights issue in Alabama. Burgess v. U.S., No. 06-11429, and Riley v. Kennedy, No. 07-77.