Ex. Racial Justice

Course Information

Course Number
L6611
Curriculum Level
Upperclass
Areas of Study
Constitutional Law, Labor and Employment Law, Racial, Economic, and Social Justice, Legal Profession and Professional Responsibility
Type
Externship
Additional Attributes
Experiential Credit

Section 001 Information

Instructors

Section Description

The Racial Justice Externship engages students in legal practice at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc (LDF), the nation’s first and premier civil rights law organization. Students have the opportunity to study historical and contemporary strategies for achieving racial justice through litigation, policy, and communications strategies. Students also have the opportunity to conceptualize and develop new tactics to address modern challenges to racial justice issues. The class will focus on LDF’s practice in the areas of economic justice and political participation and students will have the opportunity to work on LDF’s non-partisan Prepare to Vote Project.

School Year & Semester
Fall 2021
Location
OC No Room
Schedule
Class meets on
  • Monday
2:20 - 4:10 pm
Points
2
Method of Evaluation
Other
J.D Writing Credit?
Minor (upon consultation)

Learning Outcomes

Primary
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in jurisprudential considerations in legal analysis
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in various lawyering skills, for example, oral advocacy, legal writing and drafting, legal research, negotiation, and client communication
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in ethical and professional issues
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in the historical development of law and legal institutions

Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None
Instructor Co-Requisites
None
Recommended Courses
None
Other Limitations
None

Additional Section for Ex. Racial Justice

Section 002

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