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289A sec. 001 - Judicial Externship Seminar (Fall 2024)

Instructor: Sue Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meetings:

Tu 6:25 PM - 8:25 PM
Location: Law 170
From August 20, 2024
To November 19, 2024

F 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Law 140
On 2024-08-23

Course Start: August 20, 2024
Course End: November 19, 2024

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 4
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 25
As of: 07/19 09:30 PM


The Judicial Externship Seminar is the required 1-unit companion course for Judicial Externships. Students identify judicial externships with courts, chambers, administrative law judges, or other judicially-related work and complete a Field Placement Application available at: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/field-placement-program/how-to-apply/, to be eligible for academic credit for their work. This course does NOT meet the Professional Responsibility requirement. This Seminar is front-loaded - it will meet for a full day on Friday, August 23, 2024 and then will meet on three Tuesday evenings during the semester. Students are required to attend the entire August 23rd Orientation to receive credit for the Seminar and their Externships. Students complete memos, timesheets, and forms/reports to earn academic credit. Contact Sue Schechter, Field Placement Director with any questions or for assistance in identifying judicial externships. To schedule an advising appointment, go to: sschechter.youcanbook.me.

PLEASE NOTE: Course will meet Friday, August 23, 2024 for a full day and three additional Tuesday evenings during the semester.

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

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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