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About the Clinics

At the Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies, students get hands-on experience by working on real cases at some of the most innovative clinics in the country.

Clinic Summary Chart

Download the clinic summary chart here [PDF]

History of the Clinics

For 40 years, students in Penn Law’s Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies have not only been learning valuable practical legal skills and putting the theory into practice, but they have also helped many deserving clients and our community.

The clinics through the years…

Read the 1978 Law Alumni Journal article

Read the 1987 Law Alumni Journal article

See the 1994 Penn Law Journal gallery

Read the 2006 Penn Law Journal article

Clinics sign, circa 1987.

Clinics sign circa 1987.