Albany Law School will be closed today until 4pm due to the weather.
The Government and Public Service Placements allow students to gain
experience in public service in a variety of settings, including state
government, federal government, local government and not-for-profit
organizations. Included are legislative placements that allow students
to help develop policy and law, government agency placements that allow
students to work in a variety of regulatory and statutory fields, local
government placements that allow students to experience the
inner-workings of government at the local level, and not-for-profit
agency placements that allow students to become involved with various
areas of law and policy in a public, but non-governmental, setting. Each
placement offers particular, specific and unique opportunities to
obtain hands-on experience and to network with government and
non-government attorneys. Students are required to participate in a
weekly classroom session.
In the Health Law Placement, students have the opportunity to explore health law practice in a variety of settings. Placements include litigation and enforcement settings in which students may assist attorneys in civil litigation against health plans, drug manufacturers, or other business engaged in illegal or deceptive practices, or in the investigation or prosecution health care crimes such as Medicaid fraud; State regulatory settings in which students assist counsel in developing initiatives or legislative proposals in such areas as universal health care, medical malpractice, consumer protection, or in implementing and enforcing of health regulations; and not-for-profit health care organizations in which students may assist in contract, regulatory compliance, and dispute resolution matter.
The Albany Law School Clinic and Justice Center is funded, in part, through public grants and private donors. For more information please contact the clinic at 518-445-2328, or