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295.6A sec. 1 - Civil Field Placements (Spring 2014)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 4-6


Civil Field Placements are the field placement component that accompanies the Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar (295). Students should see: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/170/htm for a description of the Field Placement Program including a list of approved placements or they may propose their own placements with non-profit or government agencies. Students receive credit based on legal work under the supervision of attorney when they do 4 hours/week over a 14 week semester and they are generally required to work 16 hours/week or 224 hours over the course of the semester. Civil Field Placements are graded on a Credit/No Credit basis. Students start and end dates are expected to track the academic calendar. Students complete a Field Placement Application available at: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/2813.htm, and once it is approved, students will receive a course control number for the Placement and the required accompanying Seminar. The Field Placement Director is available to assist students in identifying appropriate placements.

Exam Notes: None
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Field Placements
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Social Justice and Public Interest

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