Judicial Externship: Judicial Process Seminar

LAW JD 736

This CLASS IS RESTRICTED to students who have received permission from the Office of Experiential Education to enroll. This is the companion academic component for students simultaneously enrolled in the Judicial Externship: Fieldwork course. The two-hour weekly seminar examines legal ethics from the perspective of the judiciary, including topics such as conflicts of interest, competency, confidentiality, pro bono obligations, and judicial ethics. The class also focuses on the legal and philosophical foundations of judicial decision-making, specialty courts, alternative dispute resolution, and legal research and writing. The seminar requires students to write a 15-page paper and make a class presentation. In addition, each student keeps a reflective journal chronicling their educational experience and reactions to the practice of law observed at the field placement. NOTE: Students who enroll in this component of the externship may count the credits towards the 6 credit Experiential Learning requirement or the Professional Responsibility requirement. It may not be used to satisfy more than one requirement. COREQUISITE: Judicial Externship: Fieldwork (JD 735). GRADING NOTICE: This class does not offer the CR/NC/H option.

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Kealy LAW 508 W 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Stamped Approval

SPRG 2018 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Fitanides LAW 519 T 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Stamped Approval

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