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295C sec. 001 - Criminal Law Ethics Seminar (Fall 2024)

Instructor: Sue Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Whitney Tipton  
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


Tu 6:25 PM - 8:35 PM
Location: Law 145
From August 20, 2024
To November 19, 2024

Course Start: August 20, 2024
Course End: November 19, 2024
Class Number: 32032

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 4
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 30
As of: 07/18 03:48 AM

The Criminal Law Ethics Seminar is a two-unit graded class that explores legal ethics issues from a criminal law perspective. The Seminar provides students with an opportunity to explore professional responsibility topics and to work on simulations and presentations related to criminal law. The course is not intended to be an MPRE-prep course. Students doing criminal field placements must take this Seminar (which fulfills the Professional Responsibility requirement) or the 1-unit Field Placement Workshop (which does not fulfill the Professional Responsibility requirement). The Seminar is open to 2L, 3L, and LLM students who have participated in a criminal law-related experiential learning opportunity - summer internship, SLPS/Pro Bono Project, law school clinic, etc. For questions about eligibility and course coverage, please contact Sue Schechter, Field Placement Director, To schedule an advising appointment, go to The first class meeting will be on Tuesday, August 20, 2024.

The class will meet on Tuesday evenings throughout the semester. This course is not by Application.

Requirements Satisfaction:

Units from this class satisfy the Professional Responsibility Requirement or count toward the J.D. 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: Field Placements
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Criminal Law
Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Social Justice and Public Interest

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