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295.5Z sec. 001 - East Bay Community Law Center Clinic (Spring 2022)

Instructor: Kara D Acevedo  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Rosa Maria Loya Bay  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Taylor Simone Boutelle  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Karla Cruz  
Instructor: Theodore Cuison  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Elizabeth A Deucher  
Instructor: Sara C Dunsky  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Daniel Faessler  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Hannah J Flanery  
Instructor: Meghan M Gordon  
Instructor: Jelitza J Herrera  
Instructor: Marc Janowitz  
Instructor: Shahrzad Kamali  
Instructor: Maureen A Kildee  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Jay J Kim  
Instructor: Katia Kiston  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Sabyl Landrum  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Erin Michelle Le  
Instructor: Milo Manopoulos Beitman  
Instructor: Janely Mendoza  
Instructor: Evelina Nava  
Instructor: Desiree Nguyen Orth  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Cynthia Nguyen Ruff  
Instructor: Rebecca Oyama  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Seema N Patel  
Instructor: Melissa Phatharanavik  
Instructor: Mindy M Phillips  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Zoe M Polk  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Abigail H Rich  
Instructor: Whitney R Rubenstein  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Seema Rupani  
Instructor: Hewot F Shankute  
Instructor: Candy M Smallwood  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Miguel Soto  
Instructor: Cancion Sotorosen  
Instructor: Pedro Viramontes  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Gloria Yi  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Linda Yu  
Instructor: Patricia M Zermeno  
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Units: 1-10
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction

Course Start: January 10, 2022
Course End: April 26, 2022
Class Number: 31546

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 20
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 60
As of: 07/19 11:58 AM


The clinic (295.5z) and a co-requisite two-unit seminar (289) integrate student lawyering experiences at the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) with reading, reflection and classroom discussion on the lawyer's role in providing legal services to low-income clients and community groups. An application available on the school's clinic homepage (www.law.berkeley.edu/clinics.htm) is required, as is admission to the specific clinic, and concurrent enrollment in the seminar and clinic is mandatory for new students (advanced clinic work may be conducted in subsequent semesters with the permission of the instructors under Law 295.5y).

Students work a minimum of 16 or 20 hours per week (varies per clinic) under the close supervision of attorneys in one of the following clinics: (1) Clean Slate Clinic (community reentry), (2) Consumer Justice Clinic, (3) Education Advocacy Clinic, (4) Health and Welfare Clinic, (5) Housing Law Clinic, (6) Immigration Law Clinic, or (7) Youth Defender Clinic. More detailed descriptions of the clinics can be found on EBCLC's website https://ebclc.org/students/academic-year-clinical-program/clinic-information/).

Prerequisites:
Law 289 (EBCLC Seminar) is a corequisiste.

Requirements Satisfaction:

Work in the clinic may satisfy Option 2 of the J.D. writing requirement with instructor approval. In order to satisfy Option 2, clinic students must complete a paper or series of written work that comprises 30 or more pages. Students who wish to satisfy the writing requirement must get instructor approval and submit their draft for comment and revision.

Option 2 form needed:
https://www.law.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Writing_Requirement_2017.pdf

This class may satisfy either the writing requirement or the experiential requirement but not both.

Student Services is available to answer questions.


Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Clinics
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Criminal Law
Race and Law
Social Justice and Public Interest

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