University of Wisconsin–Madison

Frank J. Remington Center formally established

Frank Remington

The criminal justice clinics at UW Law were formally named after founder Frank Remington in November 1996. But the Law School’s clinical programming got its start much earlier than that. Its beginnings can be traced to 1964, with the launch of the Correctional Internship Program (later renamed the Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Program).

The center now houses one of the oldest, largest and most diverse clinical legal programs in the country. Current programs include: Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons, the Oxford Federal Project, the Wisconsin Innocence Project, the Family Law Project, the Restorative Justice Project, the Criminal Appeals Project, and the Federal Appeals Project.

 

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