Courses 2013 - 2014
LAW B 539 Public Interest Law Externship
Credits: 1-15, Variable
Students performs civil legal work for an approved nonprofit organization, including a legal aid office, public interest organization or pro bono attorney, in compliance with the rules set forth in the Public Service Externship Guidelines. Students enrolled in Section B must enroll concurrently in an approved externship seminar. If exceptional circumstances prevent participation in an approved seminar, a student may take, with the written permission of the Associate Dean, an Externship Tutorial or an alternative course related to the externship during the same quarter as the externship. One academic credit will be awarded for every 30 hours of work up to a maximum of 5 credits for Section A and 15 credits for Section B. The decision to award credit will be made by the supervising faculty member in consultation with the Public Service Program Director. The externship will be graded on a credit/no credit basis.