The Free Speech Clinic offers students with the opportunity to interact in professional bono legal illustration of free speech claims under the First Amendment claims. Clinic students work closely with skilled attorneys to identify instances of interest, research authorized issues, and draft motions and briefs.
Space is limited and is open to college students who have completed their first 12 months of legislation faculty. The Supreme Court Clinic is directed by William S. Consovoy and Thomas R. McCarthy from the legislation agency of Consovoy McCarthy Park, PLLC. Mr. Consovoy and Mr. McCarthy are 2001 graduates of the law faculty. Mr. Consovoy beforehand clerked for Associate Justice Clarence Thomas of the United States Supreme Court and Chief Judge Edith H. Jones of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr. McCarthy previously clerked for Chief Judge David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Judge Frank W. Bullock Jr. of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Students within the Innovation Law Clinic be taught from local practitioners, enterprise capitalists, entrepreneurs, and school from Scalia Law.