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295.5Z sec. 001 - East Bay Community Law Center Clinic (Spring 2024)

Instructor: Rosa Maria Loya Bay  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Maria G Guerra  
Instructor: Jevon P Harrison  
Instructor: Ellen Ivens-Duran  
Instructor: Kaya McRuer  
Instructor: Zoe M Polk  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Angelo Sandoval  
Instructor: Cancion Sotorosen  
Instructor: Victoria Tang  
Instructor: Michael A Trujillo  
Instructor: Atasi S Uppal  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Gloria Yi  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 1 - 10
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Course Start: January 08, 2024
Course End: May 08, 2024

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 10
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 60
As of: 04/19 02:36 PM


This two-unit seminar (289) and the co-requisite clinic (295.5Z) integrate hands-on lawyering experiences at the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) with reading, reflection, and classroom discussion on the theory and practice of women of color centered legal services. 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) Community Economic Justice Clinic, (4) Education Justice Clinic, (5) Health and Welfare Clinic, (6) Housing Law Clinic, (7) Immigration Law Clinic, or (8) Youth Defender Clinic. More detailed descriptions of the clinics can be found on EBCLC's website a href=https://ebclc.org/students/academic-year-clinical-program/clinic-information/https://ebclc.org/students/academic-year-clinical-program/clinic-information//a).

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.

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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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