Corpus ID: 54513757

George's Story: Voice and Transformation Through the Teaching and Practice of Therapeutic Jurisprudence in a Law School Child Advocacy Clinic

@article{Perlmutter2005GeorgesSV,
  title={George's Story: Voice and Transformation Through the Teaching and Practice of Therapeutic Jurisprudence in a Law School Child Advocacy Clinic},
  author={Bernard P. Perlmutter},
  journal={St. Thomas law review},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={561}
}
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