Centers, Programs, and Clinics

Center for Patient Partnerships
The Center for Patient Partnerships is a national resource for strengthening the consumer perspective in health care and building more effective partnerships among patients, providers, and other stakeholders.

Continuing Legal Education and Outreach
CLEW provides continuing education and public service on matters relating to law, including the providing of programs and publications both to lawyers and to non-lawyers with an interest in law-related topics.

East Asian Legal Studies Center
The East Asian Legal Studies Center was established to formalize and increase the Law School's academic interaction with universities, government ministries, and the private sector in East and Southeast Asia.

Economic Justice Institute
EJI programs are dedicated to serving low-income and other under-represented clients in matters designed to enhance access to justice and economic security. EJI is home to the law school's civil, anti-poverty clinical programs.

Frank J. Remington Center
The Frank J. Remington Center is one of the largest and oldest clinical programs in the country. The center’s seven live-client clinics serve prisoners in Wisconsin and throughout the country, and its externships provide students with the opportunity to work in the state’s prosecutor and public defender offices.

Global Legal Studies Center
The Global Legal Studies Center's goal is to support research in international legal studies, organize workshops and conferences, expand connections with scholars and institutions in the U.S. and overseas, deepen links with the International Institute and other international programs on campus, and share expertise. 

Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center
The GLILC was established to provide legal assistance and research for Indian tribes within Wisconsin. The GLILC's main focus is educational, although it has served as a legal resource for area Tribes on a variety of subjects.

Government and Legislative Law Clinic
The GLC provides students with the unique opportunity to observe and participate in the many facets of governmental law, policy and the legislative process. Working under the direct supervision of clinical faculty and attorneys in legislative, administrative and judicial settings, students gain first-hand experience working with government agencies on legal issues with policy significance.

Institute for Legal Studies (ILS)
The Institute for Legal Studies acts as a catalyst and facilitator for scholarly work on sociolegal topics carried out by law faculty and their collaborators and provides technical assistance for their external funding proposals. It provides support for the Legal History Program, the Wisconsin Contracts Project, and programs involving New Legal Realism and Real Estate, Land Use and Community Development. The Institute has collaborated with the ABF and the ASLH on joint projects, and it houses the Review Section of Law & Social Inquiry. The Institute sponsors workshops on teaching and research methods as well as symposia and conferences, and hosts two signature events: the Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History and the Midwest Law and Society Retreat.

Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic
The University of Wisconsin Law School’s Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic provides free legal services to help entrepreneurs and small business owners realize their potential.

Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project
The Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project provides training, tools and technical assistance to individuals and groups working to adopt and implement alcohol policy. The project supports the work of municipal leaders, law enforcement, the media and community coalitions reviewing and adopting the policies and practices to improve the alcohol environment and reduce alcohol misuse.

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