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Cover Story - Protecting the Rights of the Vulnerable: Elder Law Clinic

Spring 2013 cover

On the Cover: (l-r) New York Court of Appeals Associate Judge Jenny Rivera and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Spring 2013
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The Elder Law Clinic helps protect the rights of vulnerable people who may not be able to make decisions for themselves.

"A major part of our docket is adult guardianship cases," said Professor Joe Rosenberg. "These cases involve people who are alleged to need a guardian to take care of personal needs or their property management."

Clients don't have to be old, even though "elder" is in the clinic's name. It really has more to do with the issues