Italy launches first “street lawyer” internshipby Roberta Lunghini - 2017.02.08
In Bari, Italy, the first legal clinic has opened for street people. To guarantee the homeless legal protection. An innovative didactic experiment launched in collaboration, by the Department of Law of the University of Bari and the non-profit organization, Street Lawyers. The project’s objectives are to raise awareness among future lawyers and train them on the problems that are present in this population. Starting March 7th, twenty law students will work alongside volunteers and will offer free legal assistance and advice. A special location designated for this purpose will be open twice a week. Individuals who would like to participate in the initiative can send their request by February 20th, 2017. They will need to indicate the number of university exams they’ve completed, with additional, relative information such as: number of university credits to date and a current c.v., the year they enrolled in school and whether or not they have participated in legal clinics run by the same department sponsoring this program.
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