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Legislative Advocacy Clinic (LAC)

About the LAC

Students in the Legislative Advocacy Clinic are trained in legislative and public policy advocacy. They learn about the legislative process, drafting, commentary, advocacy, building a legislative agenda, working with coalitions, and ethics. Students work with non-profit organizations advocating in the state legislature to develop and move legislation as well as respond to proposed legislation.

Students elect to enroll in either the Child and Youth Legislative Advocacy Clinic (CAYLAC), or the Innocence Project Northwest Legislative Advocacy Clinic (IPNW LAC).

Legislative Advocacy in the News

**Students work in this clinic is in full compliance with the legal limitations on lobbying by faculty or students.


Legislative Advocacy (E599)
Quarters Offered:
Credits: 4 Fall, 5 Winter, 3 Spring
Required quarters: Full year required
Number of Students accepted: 8 - 16
Eligible Students: 2Ls, 3Ls
Selection Basis: Application

CAYLAC: Child Advocacy (A579)- May be taken concurrently

Faculty/Staff Profiles

  • Lara Zarowsky:Visiting Lecturer, IPNW Policy Director, IPNW LAC

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Last updated 11/14/2014