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295F sec. 001 - UN Human Rights Law and Practice: Away Field Placement Seminar (Fall 2019)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 1

Meetings:

    W 11:20 AM - 12:45 PM
    Location: Law 112
    From September 04, 2019
    To October 02, 2019

    W 11:20 AM - 12:45 PM
    Location: Law 112
    From October 23, 2019
    To October 30, 2019

    W 11:20 AM - 12:45 PM
    Location: Law 112
    From November 13, 2019
    To November 20, 2019

Course Start: September 04, 2019
Course End: November 20, 2019

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 5
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 5
As of: 04/07 11:14 PM


UNHR Law and Practice: Away Field Placement Seminar is the required course component for all students doing the spring 2020 UNHR Away Field Placement in Geneva, Switzerland where they will each serve as a student legal advisor to a diplomatic mission. Students are required to attend nine classes held throughout the semester. There will be additional optional classes. Students may not swap optional classes for required classes. Seminar topics will include: UN Human Rights Council procedures, resolutions, universal periodic review, reports, treaties bodies and an overview of the UN health, labor and humanitarian agencies, along with other relevant topics. The seminar will include lectures, negotiation activities, and presentations. The class presentations will be conducted in conjunction with guest lecturers and other speakers from Geneva and abroad. Students will also be required to work with their future supervisors to draft an agreed statement of work for the away field placement. Students interested in the spring program are required to enroll in this 1-unit course. Please contact Sue Schechter, field placement director, sschechter@law.berkeley.edu before August 23, if you are interested in participating in this class and/or the spring away program.

Required class dates will be:
September 4
September 11
September 18
September 25
October 2
October 23
October 30
November 13
November 20

Requirements Satisfaction:


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
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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