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295.7L sec. 001 - Away Field Placement - Bay Area (Fall 2022)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4-12
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Course Start: August 22, 2022
Course End: December 07, 2022

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 0
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 30
As of: 01/27 03:21 PM


Away Field Placement: Bay Area is the fieldwork component for students who are living in the Bay Area and whose field placements are located remotely/away from the Bay Area. Students who meet this criteria will be required to take one of the accompanying in-person field placement class components: Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar, Criminal Law Ethics Seminar, Judicial Externship Seminar, or the Field Placement Workshop.

Students should go to: a href=https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/ https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply//a for a description of the Field Placement Program, and a copy of the application. Students may propose their own placements with non-profit or government agencies. Students receive 4-12 units of credit based on legal work under the supervision of a full-time attorney. Students' start/end dates are expected to track the academic calendar. Students must complete a Field Placement Application and, once it is approved, students will receive a class number for the placement and the required accompanying Seminar or Workshop.

The first class meeting for the Field Placement Seminars (Civil and Criminal) and Workshop will be on Tuesday, August 23. The day-long orientation for the Judicial Externship Seminar will be on Friday, August 26 (student may not have any conflicts), and then the class will meet on Tuesdays during the semester. Sue Schechter, the Field Placement Director, is available to assist students in identifying appropriate placements. Students may schedule advising appointments through sschechter.youcanbook.me.

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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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