Summary: S.2888 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (12/16/2009)

Law Student Clinic Participation Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to exempt a law student or staff member participating in the legal clinic or externship of an accredited law school for a covered matter (i.e., a legal proceeding in which the United States has a direct and substantial interest) within the scope of the clinic from the criminal conflict of interest rules applicable to federal and District of Columbia employees, unless: (1) the student or staff member has participated personally and substantially in the matter as a government employee; or (2) the matter is pending in the department or agency in which the student or staff member is serving.