Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Professional degree course) Division of Law School Program for Law Practice Professionals
Lecture Code PA220110 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name リーガル・クリニック
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Legal Clinics
コハマ シンゾウ,イワモト ユウスケ,ノダ タカシ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Practical/ Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Law
Eligible Students
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
【Outline of the course】
Students will offer legal consultation services to citizens during summer vacation after receiving guidance and observing ldemo legal consultation and legal consultation at the Legal Service Center, Hiroshima University Law School.

1) To develop thinking ability, which is required to handle disputes.
2) To develop communication skills, ability to recognize issues, ability to explain, and ability to conduct interviews.
3) To aware responsibilities. 
Class Schedule 1. Guidance
2.Mental preparation for legal consultation (Discussion based on a DVD teaching material)
3. Simulated consulation
4. Consultatin observation
5. Legal consulation (practice) and feedback 
Not  particular. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Text,Resume,PC and so on 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please check on TKC for more information. 
Grading Method We will decide whether students will pass or fail based on reports submitted by students and evaluation sheets written by a supervisor. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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Other 1) This course will focus on training. A supervisor will attend the training.
2) In training, each client will be provided 90 minutes to consult. Students will have an interactive discussion on consultation.
3) Students will under go training such as observing legal consultation offered at the Legal Service Center, Hiroshima University Law School.
4) Follow-up lessons will be conducted after training.
5) In the case in which the number of clients is fewer than that of students, students will condut simulated consultation for simulated clients at the Legal Service Center, or observe legal consultation at the center.  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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