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Last approved: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:21:47 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 03 Apr 2015 13:43:31 GMT

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Law School
Law (LAW)
LAW
6668
Field Placement
Field Placement
201501
0-4
Course Type
Lecture
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Yes
100
8
No

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100

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No
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Students earn academic credit for externships with qualifying judicial, public interest, government, and nonprofit organizations. The placement must be at a qualifying judicial, government, or non-profit organization. During the fall and spring semesters, the placement must be located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Students may earn credit for internships outside of the D.C. metropolitan area, including international internships, during the summer session only. In order to enroll in the summer distance classes, students must have completed at least 28 credits toward the J.D. degree. During the fall and spring semesters, the placement must be located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Students may earn credit for externships outside of the DC metropolitan area, including international externships, during the summer session only. A list of pre-approved placements is available on the Law School portal and from the Field Placement Program Office. If a placement has not been previously approved, the assistant dean for field placement must approve the placement for registration to be completed. Students enrolled in this course must fulfill a classroom component requirement by enrolling concurrently in Law 6469, 6669, 6670, 6671, 6672, 6674, or in another Law School course along with Law 6673, as determined by the assistant dean. Students who have already taken a corequisite course in conjunction with a previous placement may be eligible to waive the corequisite course requirement and participate in the Advanced Field Placement Program. All waiver requests must be approved by the assistant dean for field placement. Students participating in the Advanced Field Placement Program are required to complete reflective learning exercises under the supervision of a program faculty member. Corequisite course waivers are not available to students seeking credit for their first judicial externship or for international externships, regardless of any previous corequisite course(s) taken. Students may enroll concurrently in this course and any other clinical course only with the permission of both instructors. This course is graded on a CR/NC basis and requires students to complete 60 hours of work and 5 pages of substantive legal or legislative writing per credit. Students may earn up to 4 field placement credits per semester for a total of no more than 8 credits for this course in their degree program. Students participating in the Domestic Violence Project must register for this course for 2 to 4 credits and enroll concurrently in Law 6674. Students participating in Environmental Lawyering must register for this course for 2 to 4 credits and enroll concurrently in Law 6469. Permission of the assistant dean for field placement is required prior to registration in this course and any corequisite courses. Additional information about the program, including a detailed description of program requirements, its registration process, and other policies and procedures is located in the Field Placement Student Handbook. Students are responsible for reading the handbook and complying with all program policies and procedures.
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