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295.5Z sec. 001 - East Bay Community Law Center Clinic (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Seema N. Patel  
Instructor: Kara Acevedo  
Instructor: Zoe Brown  
Instructor: Tony Cheng  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Theo Cuison  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Elizabeth Deucher  
Instructor: Sharon Djemal  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Sara Dunsky  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Daniel Faessler  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Marc Janowitz  
Instructor: Sabyl Landrum  
Instructor: Erin Le  
Instructor: Katherine Lin  
Instructor: Oscar Lopez  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Janely Mendoza  
Instructor: Evelina Nava  
Instructor: Osha Neumann  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Rebecca Oyama  
Instructor: Mindy Phillips  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Jassmin Poyaoan  
Instructor: Seema Rupani  
Instructor: Hewot Shankute  
Instructor: Cancion Sotorosen  
Instructor: Yasmine Tager  
Instructor: Pedro Viramontes  
Instructor: Asher Waite-Jones  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Nora Wilson  
Instructor: Patricia Zermeno  
Instructor: David Hull  
Instructor: Melissa Phatharanavik  
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Units: 1 - 9

Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.

    Course Start: August 17, 2020
    Course End: November 24, 2020

    Enrollment info:
    Enrolled: 41
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 60
    As of: 09/25 06:33 AM


    The clinic (295.5z) and a co-requisite two-unit seminar (289) integrate student lawyering experiences at the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) with reading, reflection and classroom discussion on the lawyer's role in providing legal services to low-income clients and community groups. An application available on the school's clinic homepage (www.law.berkeley.edu/clinics.htm) is required, and concurrent enrollment in the seminar and clinic is mandatory for new students (advanced clinic work may be conducted in subsequent semesters with the permission of the instructors under Law 295.5y).

    Students work a minimum of 16 or 20 hours per week (varies per clinic) under the close supervision of attorneys in one of the following clinics: (1) Community Economic Justice Clinic (2) Clean Slate Clinic (community reentry), (3) Consumer Justice Clinic, (4) Education Advocacy Clinic, (5) Health and Welfare Clinic, (6) Housing Law Clinic, (7) Immigration Law Clinic, or (8) Youth Defender Clinic. More detailed descriptions of the clinics can be found on EBCLC's website ( http://ebclc.org/students/academic-year-clinical-program/clinic-information/).

    Prerequisites:
    Law 289 (EBCLC Seminar) is a co-requisite.

    Requirements Satisfaction:

    Work in the clinic may satisfy Option 2 of the J.D. writing requirement with instructor approval. In order to satisfy Option 2, clinic students must complete a paper or series of written work that comprises 30 or more pages. Students who wish to satisfy the writing requirement must get instructor approval and submit their draft for comment and revision.

    Option 2 form needed:
    https://www.law.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Writing_Requirement_2017.pdf

    This class may satisfy either the writing requirement or the 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
    This is a credit only course
    Course Category: Clinics
    This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
    Criminal Law
    Social Justice and Public Interest

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