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Duquesne University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic

https://www.law.duq.edu/clinics/clinics/civil-rights

Who We Are

The Civil Rights Clinic is a yearlong clinic that offers income-qualified clients legal assistance with civil rights litigation and record expungement. 

Who We Serve

Area(s)
  • Allegheny County
Income Guidelines

Low-income (187.5% of poverty guidelines)

Is this organization accessible by wheelchair?
No
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?
Yes
Eligibility Restrictions

Clients must either have Allegheny County cases, OR be Allegheny County residents.

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Pro Se Legal Clinic
Description of Services

The Civil Rights Clinic is a yearlong clinic that offers income-qualified clients legal assistance with civil rights litigation and record expungement. Students participate in weekly seminars that address substantive and procedural law issues, then experience hands-on training in case intake and interviewing, client counseling, fact investigation, case analysis, mediation, negotiation, research, and drafting of complaints and documents.

In a partnership with the Urban League of Pittsburgh, Civil Rights Clinic students also attend a monthly “Pardon Clinic” and teach participants about Pennsylvania expungement law and the pardon process.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Appointment +

Address
912-914 Fifth Avenue (map)
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone Number
Message Line: (412) 396-4704
Documents

Bring all available and relevant documents relating to criminal charges and convictions.

Information

The Civil Rights Clinic is a yearlong clinic that offers income-qualified clients legal assistance with civil rights litigation and record expungement. Students participate in weekly seminars that address substantive and procedural law issues, then experience hands-on training in case intake and interviewing, client counseling, fact investigation, case analysis, mediation, negotiation, research, and drafting of complaints and documents.

Legal Clinic +

Address
610 Wood Street (map)
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number
(412) 227-4802
Waiting List

Bring all available and relevant documents relating to criminal charges and convictions.

Information

In a partnership with the Urban League of Pittsburgh, Civil Rights Clinic students also attend a monthly “Pardon Clinic” and teach participants about Pennsylvania expungement law and the pardon process. Clinics are held at the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh on the second Friday of the month during the school year, call (412) 227-4802 for information.

General Contact Information

Address
Duquesne University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic
912-914 Fifth Avenue (map)
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone
(412) 396-4704; TTY: (412) 396-5287
Fax
(412) 396-5287
Website
https://www.law.duq.edu/clinics/clinics/civil-rights
Email

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