283H sec. 001 - Int'l Human Rights Law Clinic Seminar (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Roxanna Altholz (view instructor's profile)
Instructor: Laurel E. Fletcher (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
W 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
From August 19, 2020
To November 24, 2020
Course End: November 24, 2020
Enroll Limit: 20
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
This seminar functions as the companion course for the International Human Rights Law Clinic. It provides training on substantive human rights norms, exposes students to the various types of human rights work (monitoring, litigation, policy, legislation, research, etc.), encourages student to think critically about the goals and trade-offs of human rights methodologies in the context of strengths and limitations of the human rights movement, offers a structured context in which to reflect on the lawyering process, and provides students with the opportunity through student-led class sessions to present aspects of casework for group feedback and discussion (e.g. ethical problems, presentations, written advocacy, etc.).
Enrollment in the Clinic (4 units per semester) and Seminar (2 units) is by permission. Because of project demands, Clinic students may not enroll concurrently in another clinic or field placement.
Due to the nature of this class, some or all of the sessions may not be recorded and posted except as required for accommodation of students with disabilities.
Due to the nature of this class, real-time attendance is required (without an alternative way to earn equivalent credit) except in cases of illness or emergency.
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Clinics
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
International and Comparative Law
Social Justice and Public Interest
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