How can a law school teach students to work in teams? To work collaboratively? To nurture their creativity and give them a chance to work on a cause larger than themselves? In a recent forthcoming article in the New York Law School Law Review, I recount my experience as a student in a law school clinic in the early 1990s where my classmates and I, together with our faculty supervisors and community partners, worked on litigation to close the refugee camp for HIV+ Haitians maintained on the U.S. naval base on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In the piece, I explore these questions and more.
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