Ex. Federal Court Clerk - SDNY

Course Information

Course Number
L6661
Curriculum Level
Upperclass
Areas of Study
Clinics, Externships, and Experiential Learning
Type
Externship
Additional Attributes
Experiential Credit

Section 001 Information

Instructors

Section Description

Paul Radvany and Tiffany Moller will teach this course where students will intern with a federal judge in the Southern District of New York, attend classroom discussions on issues relevant to the clerkship, read selected articles about the judicial and clerkship experience, and record their reflections in writing.

Students work 15 hours in the fieldwork component of the course. They must spend at least one full day or two half days in chambers. Students draft opinions and conduct research and also observe various court proceedings including trials, hearings, and conferences.

School Year & Semester
Fall 2021
Location
WJWH 101
Schedule
Class meets on
  • Thursday
6:20 - 8:10 pm
Points
1
Method of Evaluation
Other
J.D Writing Credit?
Minor (upon consultation)

Learning Outcomes

Primary
  • Improving legal writing and analysis.
  • Gaining a better understanding of the judicial processes.
Secondary
  • Gaining a better understanding re effective oral advocacy.

Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None
Instructor Co-Requisites
None
Recommended Courses
Federal Courts
Other Limitations
Admission is by instructor permission during the Externship application period – see the Externship webpage for more information.

Other Sections of Ex. Federal Court Clerk - SDNY

Section 001

School Year & Semester

Spring 2022

Instructors

Location

JGH 646

Schedule

Class meets on
  • Wednesday

Points

1

Section 002

Section 002

School Year & Semester

Spring 2022

Instructors

Points

3
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