Wallace E. HolohanSenior Clinical Specialist and Director of the Prisoners’ Rights Clinic
Fitchburg State University, BA 1976
Mail: 65 Forsyth Street
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (617) 373-3628
Fax: (617) 373-8236
Professor Holohan is founding director of the Prisoners’ Rights Clinic, which provides rigorous training in the adversarial process to students and extraordinary representation to prison inmates. For one academic quarter each year, he also shares his 30 years of experience in representing poor people in welfare and disability cases with the Poverty Law and Practice Clinic. Professor Holohan joined the clinical faculty after serving similar constituencies in the Legal Services system.
Fields of Expertise
- Poverty Law
- Prisoners' Rights
“A Practitioner’s Guide to Representing Claimants at Massachusetts Unemployment Hearings,” Training material for law students taking the Poverty Law and Practice Course (Spring 2005).
“A Practitioner’s Guide to Representing Inmates at Parole Hearings on Second Degree Life Sentences”, Training material for law students taking the Prisoners’ Assistance Clinic at Northeastern University School of Law (revised June 2005) (co-author).
“Preparation and Presentation of DTA Disability Cases,” Training material for law students taking the Poverty Law and Practice Course (2004).
“Fundamentals of Advocacy Skills,” Training material for law students taking the Poverty Law and Practice Clinic at Northeastern University School of Law (2003).
“North Carolina’s Death Penalty and Post Conviction Procedures," Southern Prisoners’ Defense Committee (1980) (co-author).