Osgoode Hall Law School offers the most extensive selection of clinical and intensive programs of any law school in Canada. The Criminal Law Intensive and the Intensive Program in Poverty Law were the first programs in North America to provide full-time semester-long clinical experiences in actual workplaces. Clinical legal education equips students with advanced skills and critical perspectives through experiential learning.
Osgoode’s clinical education opportunities include:
Single Semester Intensive Programs
- Aboriginal Lands, Resources & Governments
- Poverty Law at Parkdale Community Legal Services
- Criminal Law
- Immigration and Refugee Law
- Intellectual Property & Technology Law
- Advanced Business Law Workshops I (Corporate Finance & Governance)
- Advanced Business Law Workshops II (Mergers and Acquisitions)
Two Semester Clinical Programs
- Anti-Discrimination Law
- Mediation Clinic
- Innocence Project
- Community and Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP)
- Osgoode Business Clinic
Students may apply for up to four programs in any year. As a general rule, upper year students are permitted to enrol in a maximum of fifteen credits of clinical education.
Please see the clinical education brochure and the individual program websites for information about application procedures, requirements, and deadlines, as well as for detailed descriptions of each program.