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289A sec. 001 - Judicial Externship Seminar (Spring 2020)

Instructor: Donna Ryu  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Brad Seligman  
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only

Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.


F 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Law 145
On 2020-01-17

Tu 6:25 PM - 8:25 PM
Location: Law 130
On 2020-02-11

Tu 6:25 PM - 8:25 PM
Location: Law 130
On 2020-03-10

Tu 6:25 PM - 8:25 PM
Location: Law 130
On 2020-04-14

Course Start: January 17, 2020
Course End: April 14, 2020

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 12
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 20
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM

The Judicial Externship Seminar is the required 1-unit companion course for Judicial Externships. Students identify judicial externships with courts, chambers, administrative law judges, or other judicially-related work and complete a Field Placement Application available at:, to be eligible for academic credit for their work. The Seminar is co-taught by two Judicial Officers. This Seminar is front-loaded - it will meet for a full day on Friday, January 17 , 2020, and then will meet as a class three other Tuesday evenings during the semester. Students must attend the January 17 Orientation in order to receive credit for the Seminar and their Externships. Students complete memos, timesheets, and forms/reports to earn the academic credit. Contact Sue Schechter, Field Placement Director with any questions or for assistance in identifying judicial externships. To schedule an advising appointment, go to:

PLEASE NOTE: Course will meet Friday, January 17, 2020 for a full day and then three other Tuesday evenings throughout the semester.

Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.

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
Course Category: Field Placements

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