Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 1.djvu/808

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page needs to be proofread.

106 STAT. 776 PUBLIC LAW 102-325—JULY 23, 1992 20 USC 1134t. 20 USC 1134u. "(1) publicizing the existence and availability of program funds to assist minority, low-income, and educationally disadvantaged individuals to pursue a legal education; "(2) selecting minority, low-income and educationeilly disadvantaged individuals for training for the legal profession; "(3) facilitating the entry of such individuals into law schools at institutions of higher education for the purpose of pursuing a legal education; "(4) selecting from among all quaHfied applicants, which shall provide the services authorized by section 9.61(b)(2) or (3); "(5) ev£duatin^ the qusdity, impact and continuing feasibility of the programs implemented under section 961(b); "(6) providing, through the institutions, agencies, and organizations selected under paragraph (4), for not more than 6 months prior to entry of such individuals upon their course of training for the legal profession, or following entry, training designed to assist them to complete successfufly such training for the legal profession; "(7) paying such stipends (including allowances for psirticipant travel and for their dependents) as the Secretary may determine for such individuals for any such period of preliminary training for the legal profession during which such individuals maintain satisfactory academic progress toward the J.D. or LL.B. degree, as determined by the respective institution; and

    • (8) paying for administrative activities of the institutions

of higher education, agencies, or organizations which receive subgrants or contracts under paragraph (6), or with which such contracts are tsntered into, to the extent that such activities are for the purpose of furthering the activities described in paragraphs (1) through (7). "SEC. 962. AUTHOMZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. "There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this part $7,000,000 for fiscal year 1993 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the 4 succeeding fiscal years.


EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS "SEC. 971. PROGRAM AUTHORIZED. "(a) GRANT AND CONTRACT PURPOSES.—The Secretary is authorized to enter into grants or contracts with accredited law schools in the States for the purpose of paying not to exceed 90 percent of the costs of continuing, expanding, or establishing programs in such schools to provide clinical experience to students in the practice of law, which includes any form of law student work involving performance in the role of a lawyer exercising legal skills and roles such as those of an advocate, counselor, negotiator, investigator, and ethical practitioner, whether h^ way of the provision of representation of or services to an identifiable client in actual cases or situations (subject to existing State or local limitations upon such provision) or by way of simulation of such provision through appropriate exercises. Preference shall be given to those programs providing legal experience in the preparation and trial of actual cases, including administrative cases and the settlement of controversies outside the courtroom. The cases and situations