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295 sec. 001 - Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Brendan O'Connell Darrow  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Sharon Hing  
Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded

Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction


Tu 6:25 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: Internet/Online
On 2020-08-18

Tu 6:25 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: Internet/Online
On 2020-09-01

Tu 6:25 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: Internet/Online
From September 15, 2020
To September 29, 2020

Tu 6:25 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: Internet/Online
On 2020-10-13

Tu 6:25 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: Internet/Online
On 2020-10-27

Tu 6:25 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: Internet/Online
From November 10, 2020
To November 17, 2020

Course Start: August 18, 2020
Course End: November 20, 2020

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 23
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 30
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM

The Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar is the 2-unit graded companion course to Civil and Environmental Field Placements, where students are eligible for academic credit for legal work in non-profit and government agencies under the supervision of full-time attorneys. Students are required to take a companion class compnent. They can take this Seminar or the 1-unit Field Placement Workshop class. The Seminar's goal is to provide students with an opportunity to explore professional responsibility topics in an experiential learning environment. In the Seminar, students conduct readings, discuss hypotheticals, do presentations, and meet with guest speakers on relevant professional responsibility and field placement topics. Students complete memos, timesheets, forms, and presentations to earn credit for the Field Placement and Seminar. The Seminar will meet 9 Tuesday evenings during the semester, from 6:25 - 9:15 with the first required class meeting on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.

In order to be eligible for academic credit, students must complete a Field Placement Application available at: Sue Schechter, Field Placement Director, is available to meet with students to identify appropriate placements. Students are invited to schedule an advising appointment through

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.

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.

Requirements Satisfaction:

Units from this class satisfy the Professional Responsibility Requirement or count toward the J.D. Experiential Requirement, but not both.

Student Services is available to answer questions.

Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Field Placements
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

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