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L6795 Ex. Pro Bono Scholars - Fieldwork

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites

Instructor Co-requisites

Recommended Courses

Other Limitations
Must be taken in conjunction with L6795-001

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Observe and reflect about legal practice, professionalism, ethics, professional goals and lawyering roles
  • Develop and practice professional judgment in the context of solving legal problems
  • Engage with and learn about low-income individuals, communities community-based organizations as well as government agencies and structures
  • Gain exposure to and/or experience in interdisciplinary social justice advocacy, including community organizing, policy advocacy, and communications

Secondary Goals

  • Draft descriptive, predictive, persuasive and/or dispositional legal writing
  • Develop other professional skills, such as fact investigation including drafting of discovery documents, client interviewing and counseling, negotiation, oral advocacy, organization and management, and recognizing and resolving ethical dilemmas
  • Engage in legal research and analysis
  • Build a professional network of lawyers, other professionals and advocates and community members for future professional development

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Section 001, Spring 2020
R 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
Jane M. Spinak