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295.6A sec. 001 - Civil Field Placement (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4 - 12

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

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

    Enrollment info:
    Enrolled: 32
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 40
    As of: 09/23 11:58 PM


    Civil Field Placements are the field placement component that accompanies the Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar or the Field Placement Workshop. Students should go to: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/ for a description of the Field Placement Program including a list of approved placements and for a copy of the application. Students may propose their own placements with non-profit or government agencies. Students receive 4-12 units of credit based on legal work under the supervision of a full-time attorney. Students start and end dates are expected to track the academic calendar. Students complete a Field Placement Application, and once it is approved, students will receive a class number for the placement and the required accompanying Seminar or Workshop. Sue Schechter, the Field Placement Director, is available to assist students in identifying appropriate placements. Students may schedule advising appointments through sschechter.youcanbook.me.


    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.


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    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
    This is a credit only course
    Course Category: Field Placements

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