Wayne State University

Public-interest courses

Wayne Law offers a variety of courses, clinics, externships and seminars that allow students to explore public-interest careers while gaining practical experience. 

Clinics

Advanced Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic

Advanced Business and Community Law Clinic

Advanced Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic

Advanced Transnational Environmental Law Clinic

Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic

Business and Community Law Clinic

Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Clinic

Criminal Appellate Practice Clinic

Disability Law Clinic

Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic

Practicum In Dispute Resolution

Transnational Environmental Law Clinic

Courses

Animal Law

Bioethics and the Law

Child Abuse and Neglect

Child, Family and State

Criminal Pretrial Advocacy

Education Law

Elder Law

Environmental Law

International Organizations and Public Health

International Protection of Human Rights

Labor Law in the Public Sector 

Land Use

Law of Elections and Political Organizations

Law of the First Amendment: Freedom of Speech

Local Government Law

Public Finance Law

Public Health Law

Race and the Law

Race, the Law and Social Change in Southeast Michigan

The Regulatory State

State Constitutionalism

Teaching Law in High School

Water Law

Externships

Criminal Justice Externship: Colloquium

Criminal Justice Externship: Practicum

Judicial Externship: Colloquium

Judicial Externship: Practicum

Public Interest Externship: Colloquium

Public Interest Externship: Practicum

Seminars

Access to Justice Seminar

Citizenship Seminar

Consumerism and Democracy Seminar

Ethics of the Lawyering Experience

Family Violence Seminar

International Environmental Law Seminar

International Women's Human Rights Seminar

Law of the City: Detroit Seminar

Legal Change Seminar

Race and the Law – Advanced Topics Seminar

Reimagining Development in Detroit: Institutions, Law and Society Seminar

Sex, Sexuality and the Law Seminar

Urban Housing and Community Development Seminar

 

Training the next generation of lawyers, advocates and leaders