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L8001 Ex. Federal Government - Semester in Washington DC: Fieldwork

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites

Instructor Co-requisites

Recommended Courses

Other Limitations
Limited to students admitted to the full-semester Externship on the Federal Government in Washington, DC.

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Students will learn the unique challenges and responsibilities of ethical law practice in the federal government and D.C-based not-for-profits.
  • The students will discuss statutory and other sources of ethical rules for federal employees and public interest attorneys and opportunities for reform.
  • Students will have engaged in a critical examination of the multiple roles lawyers play in and with federal government offices and will have looked at these roles both substantively and through reflective writing.
  • Students will have acquired an understanding of judicial, legislative, policy, and/or administrative processes.
  • Students will also set their own learning goals for their individual placements.

General Information

Type: Externship
Level: Upperclass
Additional Attributes: Experiential Credit

Other Sections

Section 003, Spring 2020
Rachel S. Pauley

Section 001, Fall 2019
William Yeomans

Section 001, Spring 2020
William Yeomans

Section 002, Fall 2019
Kira Antell
Alexander Krulic

Section 002, Spring 2020
Jessica Hertz
Timothy Reif