Section Description Provided by Instructor
This externship is comprised of a weekly, two-hour seminar focused on the authority and role of the New York State Attorney General in enforcing laws relating to social justice, and fifteen hours per week of fieldwork (five of which may be conducted off site) in one of the six bureaus of the New York Attorney General's Social Justice Division: Civil Rights, Environmental Protection, Labor, Tobacco Compliance, Health Care, and Charities. The seminar will be graded on weekly class participation, class presentations and simulations, periodic short reflection papers on readings and fieldwork, and a final term paper. Through the seminar and fieldwork, students will become familiar with the role and authority of the New York State Attorney General and the means by which the Social Justice Division advances the public interest. The course will be limited to ten students to facilitate active engagement and discussion.
Method of Evaluation
J.D. Writing Credit
Learning Outcome Goals
No learning outcome goals have been provided.