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The Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic & Center for Social Justice

Academics. Justice. Service. These are the core tenets on which the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is built. Nowhere are they more prevalent than in the nationally ranked Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice. This legal clinic gives third-year law students the opportunity to be sworn into practice law and put their classroom knowledge to work in representing those in need under the supervision of clinic faculty. Students gain a wide range of legal skills, practical experience in a number of fields, and learning what it means to use the law to serve others.

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Top Ranked Nationally

The Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice is ranked in the top 50 among more than 200 ABA-ranked law schools by U.S. News and World Report.

PreLaw Magazine ranks Loyola Law in the Top 20 Law Schools for Public Service.

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About Us

Student practitioners in the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice are supervised by nationally renowned clinicians. Through the Law Clinic, law students have the chance to represent real clients in nine different fields of practice.
 

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Clinic Faculty Successes

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Serving the Community

Workplace Justice Project

Empowers low-wage workers.

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Louisiana Prisoner Reentry Initiative

Paves a way back to society.

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Clinic News

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Student Admissions

Learn more about requirements to become a student practitioner.

Client Eligibility

The Law Clinic provides legal services for the indigent of New Orleans.

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The Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
7214 St. Charles Avenue, Box 902
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
504-861-5590