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295H sec. 001 - UN Human Rights Law and Practice: Advanced Away Field Placement Seminar (Spring 2021)

Instructor: Eric Richardson  
Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction


W 11:20 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Internet/Online
From January 20, 2021
To March 31, 2021

Course Start: January 20, 2021
Course End: March 31, 2021

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 4
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 6
As of: 05/08 05:45 AM

UNHR Law and Practice: Advanced Away Field Placement Seminar is the required course component for all students doing the Spring 2021 UNHR Away Field Placement in Geneva, Switzerland where they will each serve as a student legal advisor to a diplomatic mission. Seminar topics will include coverage of: Country Resolutions, especially those relevant to the March Human Rights Council Session; Thematic Resolutions: Civil and Political Rights and Economic and Social Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals; What Diplomats Can Be Like; Looking Ahead to the March HRC Meeting; Non-Discrimination and the Inclusion Agenda; and other topics. The Seminar will include lectures, negotiation activities, and presentations.

Students who have been accepted into this Program and attended the Fall offering of Law 295F: UN Human Rights Law and Practice: Away Field Placement Seminar are eligible to participate in this spring Away Field Placement Seminar. Please contact Sue Schechter, field placement director, if you have any questions or want to learn more about this Away Field Placement Program.

This course will meet weekly on Wednesdays 11:20AM-12:45PM (Berkeley, CA Time)

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.

Due to the nature of this class, real-time attendance is required (without an alternative way to earn equivalent credit) except in cases of illness or emergency.

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
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
International and Comparative Law

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