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295.8B sec. 001 - Judicial Externships: Bay Area (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: 15
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 17
As of: 04/17 01:56 PM


Judicial Externships are the fieldwork component to the Judicial Externship Seminar (289A). Students may receive between 4-12 units of academic credit for their work with courts, chambers, administrative law judges, and other judicially-related fieldwork. Students identify their Judicial Externships and must receive approval from the Field Placement Director upon submission of a completed Field Placement Application. Students in their third semester are limited to five field placement units. Students who are planning to be off campus full-time (10-12 units) must also receive approval from the Office of Student Services. Once the application is approved, students will receive the class number for the Externship and the Seminar. Judicial Externships are expected to track the academic calendar. The Judicial Externship Seminar Orientation will be all day on Friday, January 12, 2024 and students are required to attend in order to receive academic credit for their judicial externships. In addition, the Seminar will meet on selected Tuesday evenings during the semester. Students are directed to: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/ for a copy of the Field Placement Application and to learn more about the Judicial Externship Program.

For an advising appointment, contact Sue Schechter, the Field Placement Director at 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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