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295.6A sec. 001 - Civil Field Placement (Spring 2024)

Instructor: Sue 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: January 08, 2024
Course End: May 08, 2024

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 29
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 41
As of: 04/19 02:46 PM


Civil Field Placements are the fieldwork component that accompanies the Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar or the Field Placement Workshop. Students should go to: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/ for a description of the Field Placement Program including a list of approved placements and for 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 an attorney. Students' start and end dates are expected to track the academic calendar. Students 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 of the Civil Field Placement Ethics Seminar and the Field Placement Workshop is Tuesday, January 9, 2024. LL.M. students are required to be enrolled in the Practical Lawyering Certificate and take the 1-unit Fall Professional Identity in U.S. Public and Private Sector Practice class to be eligible for a spring field placement.

Sue Schechter, the Field Placement Director, is available to assist students in identifying appropriate placements. Students may schedule advising appointments through sschechter.youcanbook.me.

Please reach out to fieldplacementprogram@law.berkeley.edu with any questions.

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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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