Neighborhood Law Clinic (Madison, Wisconsin)


Community-based poverty law clinic located in Madison, Wisconsin. It is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Law School.
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Primary geographic focus: Wisconsin
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: NLC
Tags: Law School Clinics

The Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC) is a community-based poverty law clinic located in Madison, Wisconsin. It is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Law School. NLC’s service mission is to provide a broad range of legal and advocacy services to low-income people in the communities surrounding the Law School. Our educational mission is to create a learning environment where, by assuming responsibility for matters affecting low income persons, students develop “lawyering skills” and learn how to think critically about the role and limits of law as a force for justice and social change.



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Evictions Soar in Hot Market; Renters Suffer

Shaila Dewan
New York Times (NYT)
August 28, 2014
Evictions have spiked nationally, including in Wisconsin, where the Neighborhood Law Clinic at the University of Wisconsin Law School and Legal Aid of Wisconsin are involved representing tenants.



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