A general civil litigation clinic, which includes various forms of mediation, negotiation, etc., in addition to civil hearings and traditional courtroom litigation. Due to the litigation component of this clinic, it will serve only students residing in Carlisle. Areas of law which students will be exposed to include: divorce, custody, support, protection from abuse, adoption, social security and supplemental security income claims, guardianships, special education, American with Disabilities Act claims, civil rights actions, and health care directives. Cases will be selected based on educational value to students and expertise of the clinical faculty. Students who select a family law emphasis in their clinic work will enroll in the Family Law course as a pre- or co-requisite. Students who select a disability law emphasis in their clinic work will enroll in the Disability Law course as a pre- or co-requisite. Preference will be given to students who have already taken either course.