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295 sec. 1 - General Field Placement Seminar (Fall 2012)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
Instructor: Elizabeth Kristen  
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Units: 2
Meeting Time: Tu 6:25-8:15
Meeting Location: 145

Course Start: August 28, 2012


The General Field Placement Seminar is the required 2-unit graded companion course to the General Field Placement Program, where students work on law-related matters in non-profit and government agencies under the supervision of attorneys and receive academic credit. The Seminar meets the Professional Responsibility and along with the field placement component meets the Professional Skills requirement at the law school. The Seminar's goal is to provide students with an opportunity to explore professional responsibility topics and the opportunity to work on hypotheticals and presentations related to their field placements. Students are expected to complete journals, time sheets, forms, and a final outline and presentation to earn credit for the Field Placement Program and Seminar. In order to earn academic credit, field placements are offered for 4 units or 16 hours/week of work over the 14 weeks. The first class will meet on Tuesday, August 28th.

Prerequisites:
Students must have completed their first year of law school to be eligible for the Field Placement Program.

This course satisfies the Professional Responsibility Requirement.

This course satisfies the Skills Requirement.

Exam Notes: None
Course Category: Field Placements

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  • Learning from Practice, 2nd Edition
    J.P. Ogilvy, Leah Wortham, Lisa G. Lerman
    Publisher: Thomson/West
    ISBN: 9780318152848
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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