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295.8B sec. 001 - Judicial Externships: Bay Area (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: 8
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 40
    As of: 09/25 09:09 AM


    Judicial Externships are the field placement component to the Judicial Externship Seminar (289A). Students may receive up to 12 units of academic credit for their work with courts, chambers, administrative law judges, and other judicially-related field work. Students identify their Judicial Externships and must receive approval from the Field Placement Director upon submission of a completed Field Placement Application. Students who are planning to be off campus full-time (10-12 units) must also receive the approval from the Office of Student Services. Once the application is approved, students will receive a class number for the Externship and the Seminar. Judicial Externships are expected to track the academic calendar. The Judicial Externship Seminar Orientation will be on Friday, April 21, 2020, and students are required to attend in order to receive academic credit for their judicial externships. In addition, the Seminar will meet 3 Tuesday evenings during the semester, from 6:25 - 8:25. Students are directed to: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/ for a copy of the Field Placement Application and to learn more about the Judicial Externship Program. For an advising appointment, contact Sue Schechter, the Field Placement Director at 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.


    Prerequisites:
    Law 289A (Judicial Externship Seminar) is a co-requisite.

    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
    This is a credit only course
    Course Category: Field Placements

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