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295.7A sec. 001 - Away 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: 2
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 40
    As of: 10/29 07:39 PM


    Students who receive permission from the Office of Student Services and the Field Placement Director may spend a semester at long-distance placements away from the law school campus and earn 10-12 units doing legal work under the supervision of a full-time attorney at approved non-profits or government agencies. Students must have their placements approved before they are eligible to receive academic credit. While students are away, they conduct readings, submit timesheets, memos, and reports/forms, as well as maintain contact with the course Lecturer and the Field Placement Program. Students are directed to: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/ for additional information. Students are required to attend an orientation session the semester before they plan to be off campus. Students are required to schedule an advising appointment at sschechter.youcanbook.me if they are considering an Away Field Placement.


    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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