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295.6A sec. 001 - Civil Field Placement (Fall 2019)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4-12

    Course Start: August 19, 2019
    Course End: November 26, 2019

    Enrollment info:
    Enrolled: 25
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 30
    As of: 04/07 11:14 PM


    Civil Field Placements are the field placement component that accompanies the Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar or the Field Placement Workshop. Students should go to: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/ for a description of the Field Placement Program including a list of approved placements and for a copy of the application. Students may propose their own placements with non-profit or government agencies. Students receive 4-12 units of credit based on legal work under the supervision of a full-time attorney. Civil Field Placements are graded on a Credit/No Credit basis and in conjunction with the course component meets Berkeley Law's Professional Skills requirement. Students start and end dates are expected to track the academic calendar. Students complete a Field Placement Application, and once it is approved, students will receive a class number for the placement and the required accompanying Seminar or Workshop. Sue Schechter, the Field Placement Director, is available to assist students in identifying appropriate placements. Students may schedule advising appointments through sschechter.youcanbook.me.

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    Units from this class count towards the J.D. Experiential Requirement.


    Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
    This is a credit only course
    Course Category: Field Placements

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