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295.8A sec. 001 - Judicial Externship:Away (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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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: 3
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM

Students who receive permission from the Office of Student Services and the Field Placement Director may spend a semester at long-distance Judicial Externships away from the law school campus and earn 10-12 units doing legal work in a court or judicial chambers with appropriate attorney/clerk/judge supervision. Students are expected to work full-time for a minimum of 10 units at their externships. Students must have their externships approved before they are eligible to receive academic credit. Once the application is approved, students will receive a class number. Judicial Externships are expected to track the academic calendar. 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 required to attend an orientation session the semester before they plan to be off campus. Students are directed to: for the Field Placement Application. Students are required to schedule an advising apponitment with Sue Schechter, Field Placement Director, at, if they are considering an Away Judicial Externship.

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 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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