285.2D sec. 001 - Death Penalty Clinic Seminar I (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Elisabeth A. Semel (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Ty Alper (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: 30
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
The Death Penalty Clinic Seminar I is limited to J.D. students who are accepted for enrollment in the Death Penalty Clinic for Academic year 2020-21. The clinic and the seminar are year-long commitments. The seminar addresses the substantive and procedural law issues relevant to clinic's death penalty cases and offers students an opportunity to workshop their clinic projects. Professor Elisabeth Semel, Director of the Death Penalty Clinic, and Professor Ty Alper, the clinic's Associate Director, co-teach the seminar. Their faculty bios are available on the law school's faculty profiles page as well as on the Death Penalty Clinic's webpage.
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.
Real-time attendance at the first Zoom 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.
Evidence and Criminal Procedure are prerequisites for students who are admitted to the clinic as rising 3Ls. With faculty permission, students who are admitted as rising 2Ls may take these courses as co-requisites. Faculty encourage students to take Capital Punishment and the Constitution before enrolling in the Death Penalty Clinic.
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:
Social Justice and Public Interest
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