Eviction Prevention Clinic

Course Description

Students in the Eviction Prevention Clinic will be immersed in Baltimore City eviction defense work through litigating eviction defense cases over the course of the semester, including representing clients in court. Cases may include failure to pay rent, breach of lease, tenant holding over, constructive eviction, rent escrow, retaliatory eviction, illegal eviction, willful diminution of services, and subsidy termination matters in the District Courts for Baltimore City. Students will also explore broader issues of access to justice, human rights, and housing policy. In addition to direct client representation, student practice will include working with clients and developing practical lawyering skills, including interviewing and counseling, oral and written advocacy, negotiation, case planning and developing legal strategy.

This clinic will be offered in fall 2024 and spring 2025 as a one-semester clinic for six credits. All students enrolled in fall clinic will be required to attend in-person clinic orientation on Friday, August 23, 2024, and those enrolled in spring clinic will be required to attend in-person clinic orientation on Friday, January 10, 2025, in addition to any clinic-specific orientation that the professor may schedule.

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Current and Previous Instructors

Key to Codes in Course Descriptions

P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course

Currently Scheduled Sections

CRN: 99653

  • Fall '24
  • 6
  • 473
  • Mon: 8:45-10:45
    Wed: 8:45-9:40

    Day

  • Dan Rosenberg

  • 0 openings. (Limit 7).

Satisfies Cardin Requirement

CRN: 29142

  • Spring '25
  • 6
  • 473
  • Mon: 8:45-10:45
    Wed: 8:45-9:40

    Day

  • Dan Rosenberg

  • Enrollment Limit: 8

Satisfies Cardin Requirement