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295.5U sec. 001 - Advanced Samuelson Clinic (Fall 2019)

Instructor: Catherine Crump  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Megan Graham  
Instructor: Erik R. Stallman  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Jennifer M. Urban  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 1 - 4

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

    Enrollment info:
    Enrolled: 4
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 15
    As of: 04/07 11:14 PM


    This is an advanced clinical course for students who have already taken the Samuelson Clinic in previous semesters. Course enrollment is by permission of the instructor. There is no final for this course.

    Advanced Clinic students work on projects that vary in scope and size. They may work alone, with other advanced students, or on a team with first-time Clinic students. Advanced projects can range from follow-on work on an ongoing Clinic project (often a project the advanced student previously worked on in the Clinic), to a new, full-blown project on a new topic. Regardless of the nature of the project, advanced Clinic students are expected to act as informal mentors for first-time Clinic students. Depending on the project, advanced Clinic students can receive anywhere from 1 to 4 units of credit for their Clinic work.

    Advanced clinic students may also be required to participate in the case-rounds and workshop portions of the Clinic seminar (generally between 5 and 6 seminar sessions throughout the semester). For advanced students who are working on a 1- to 2-unit project, workshop/case rounds participation is optional. All other advanced students are expected to participate in the workshops and case rounds. In addition to the 1-4 units of credit they receive for their Clinic work, advanced students who participate in case rounds and workshop discussions will receive up to one additional unit of credit for their limited participation in the seminar. Students interested in joining the advanced Clinic should keep the seminar time open.

    As with first-time Clinic students, advanced students work on ongoing and active legal matters and are asked not to do outside legal work - such as a legal internships with a judge, a law firm, or a legal organization - while working on Clinic matters. Non-legal work may be permitted on a case-by-case basis; you must discuss any plans for non-legal work with an instructor in advance. For additional information on the Clinic’s work, practices and policies, please refer to samuelsonclinic.org or contact one of the Clinic’s instructors.

    Prerequisites:
    Law 285.9 Samuelson Clinic Seminar
    Law 295.5T Samuelson Clinic

    Requirements Satisfaction:

    Work in the clinic may satisfy Option 2 of the J.D. writing requirement with instructor approval. In order to satisfy Option 2, clinic students must complete a paper or series of written work that comprises 30 or more pages. Students who wish to satisfy the writing requirement must get instructor approval and submit their draft for comment and revision.

    Option 2 form needed:
    https://www.law.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Writing_Requirement_2017.pdf

    This class may satisfy either the writing requirement or the experiential requirement but not both.

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    Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
    This is a credit only course
    Course Category: Clinics
    This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
    Intellectual Property and Technology Law
    Social Justice and Public Interest

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