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Clinic Events

Clinic Events


Upcoming Events

October 25, 2024

Gittis Legal Clinics Fall Open House

Tentative date. Final date, time, and location forthcoming. Learn about clinical course offerings for Spring 2025 at the Gittis Legal Clinics’ Open House! Take the stairs behind the Goat to explore the Law School’s working law firm on the ground floor of Silverman Hall. Lunch will be provided. Talk with faculty and past clinic students about the eight clinical courses being offered in Spring 2025 that cover a range of transactional, litigation, and legislative practice areas. In the Gittis Legal Clinics, you will represent your own clients, collaborate with community partners, and build your lawyering skills. This is where theory meets practice.

Past Events

April 24, 2024

Know Your Rights: Security Deposits as a Tenant

Has your Landlord refused to return your security deposit? Are you concerned that your landlord will refuse to return your security deposit when you move out? Join Certified Legal Interns from the Civil Practice Clinic of Penn Carey Law School for a discussion of security deposit law, protections for tenants, and what you can do to obtain your security deposit after you leave your apartment. Come to this brief session to learn your legal rights and how to enforce them, and to hear from others in the Philadelphia community who are experiencing these same important issues. Please bring ID to enter the building.

April 10, 2024

Gittis Legal Clinics Spring Info Session

Learn about the Gittis Legal Clinics & Externship Program from clinical faculty and former clinic students at an info session for 1Ls and 2Ls on Wednesday April 10, 12n-1pm, in Gittis 2. Lunch will be provided; BYO drink.

April 9, 2024

National Healthcare Decisions Day Webinar

Join Penn Carey Law community members in the Gittis Legal Clinics’ Annex (Silverman G-50) to tune into a one-hour National Healthcare Decisions Day webinar. Law students, faculty, and staff can hear from a vibrant panel and receive a guide for talking with important people in your life about advance healthcare directives and for preparing your own. Penn Carey Law offers this event as a member of the Elder Justice Consortium of Pennsylvania Law Schools, which aims to provide critical support through advice, advocacy, and education to older adults and to inspire law students to do the same as attorneys through pro bono work or otherwise. BYO lunch; cookies will be served!

March 21, 2024

Dividing Lines: Challenging Racial Inequality in Transportation Infrastructure with Deborah N. Archer

The Gittis Legal Clinics welcome Deborah N. Archer for the 2024 Clinical Legal Studies Workshop.  Professor Archer is Associate Dean for Experiential Education and Clinical Programs at NYU Law, the Margaret B. Hoppin Professor of Clinical Law, and Faculty Director of the Community Equity Lab. She is also the President of the American Civil Liberties Union and a leading expert in civil rights, civil liberties, and racial justice.  Professor Archer will give an ad hoc presentation on “Dividing Lines: Challenging Racial Inequality in Transportation Infrastructure.” The presentation will be at 12 pm in Gittis 213. If you are a student, do not RSVP on this page; RSVP here for one of the limited student spots. This program has been approved for 1.0 Substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit can make a payment via cash or check made payable to “The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania” on the day of the event in the amount of $10.00. In order to receive the appropriate amount of credit, evaluation forms must be completed. Penn Carey Law Alumni receive CLE credits free through The W.P. Carey Foundation’s generous commitment to Lifelong Learning. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to participate fully. To request an accommodation or inquire about accessibility, please contact