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295.7J sec. 001 - Berkeley Law in The Hague (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Asa H. Solway  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 4-12
Grading Designation: Credit Only

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

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

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

Students may receive 10-12 units of credit doing legal work for non-profit and government agencies under the supervision of a lawyer in The Hague. The Hague is the seat of government of the Netherlands and has been called the "legal capital of the world," being the home to many international courts, tribunals, and organizations.

Asa Solway, Berkeley Law '09 and located in The Hague, will offer an additional 1-unit course, International Law in Practice (Law 295I), focusing on a practitioners perspective to international law involving international law scenarios with contributions from guest lecturers. Students will identify and apply to appropriate placements, in coordination with the Field Placement Office. Asa will maintain contact and organize meetings with students while in the country. This course will also be open to students conducting field placements in Europe remotely.

Students must receive permission from the Office of Student Services to spend a semester away from the law school campus. Students interested in this Program are invited to schedule an advising appointment with Sue Schechter, Field Placement Director, at While students are away, they will conduct readings, submit timesheets, memos, and reports/forms , as well as maintain contact with the Lecturer and the Field Placement Program. Students are directed to for additional information. Students are required to attend an orientation session the semester before they plan to be off campus.

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.

Requirements Satisfaction:

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
Course Category: Field Placements

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