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295.6B sec. 1 - Criminal Field Placements (Fall 2014)

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

Criminal Field Placements are the field placement component that accompanies the Criminal Field Placement Ethics Seminar (295C). Students should see: for a description of the Field Placement Program including a list of approved placements or they may propose their own placements with criminal law 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. Criminal 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:, and once it is approved, they receive their course control numbers for the Program and teh accompanying required seminar. The Field Placement Director is available to assist students in identifying appropriate placements.

Requirements Satisfaction:

This course satisfies the Experiential Requirement.

Exam Notes: None
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Field Placements
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Criminal Law

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