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295.7K sec. 001 - UN Human Rights Law and Practice: Away Field Placement (Spring 2022)

Instructor: Eric Richardson  
Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 10 - 12
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Course Start: January 10, 2022
Course End: April 26, 2022

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 6
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 7
As of: 07/19 11:58 AM


Students who have been accepted into the UNHR: Geneva Away Field Placement Program and attended the Fall offering of Law 295F are eligible to participate in this Spring 2022 Away Field Placement. Eligible students are required to enroll in this course for their fieldwork units. Students participating in this Program must receive permission from the Office of Student Services and the Field Placement Director to earn 10-12 units away from the law school campus. Students will be doing legal work under the supervision of the Program's Director with their assignments to designated diplomatic missions in Geneva. While students participate in the UNHR field placement component in Spring term, they will also be required to enroll in the 1-unit Law 295H: UN Human Rights Law and Practice: Advanced Away Field Placement Seminar. In addition, students will also be required to conduct a reflective component as part of their Away Field Placements. Students interested in learning more about this Spring Away Field Placement Program are invited to reach out to the Field Placement Program at fieldplacementprogram@law.berkeley.edu.

Sue Schechter, Field Placement Director, is available to meet with students who are interested in UNHR for future semesters. Students are invited to schedule an advising appointment through sschechter.youcanbook.me.

Eric Richardson, former US State Department lawyer and diplomat at the UN Human Rights Council, is the adjunct instructor and also supports the field supervisors in Geneva.

Prerequisites:
295F is the required Fall Component for this placement and 295H is the required Spring Component. The program is a year-long placement and cannot be mixed across multiple years.

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:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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  • The Art of Getting More Back in Diplomacy: Negotiation Lessons from North Korea, China, Libya, and the United Nations
    Eric N Richardson
    Publisher: U Michigan Press
    ISBN: 9780472055067
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.press.umich.edu/11978596/the_art_of_getting_more_back_in_diplomacy
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $29.95
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.
  • The UN Human Rights Council: A Practical Anatomy
    Eric Tistounet
    Edition: 2020
    Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
    ISBN: 9781789907940
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/usd/the-un-human-rights-council-9781789907933.html
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 145.00
    Price Source: user provided

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