L9613 S. Advanced Federal Prison Litigation-Fieldwork

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
Challenging the Consequences of Mass Incarceration Clinic

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
Evidence and Trial Practice

Other Limitations
Admission to the course requires instructor permission.

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in doctrinal analysis, including close reading of cases and precedents, and application to facts
  • 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 various lawyering skills, for example, oral advocacy, legal writing and drafting, legal research, negotiation, and client communication

Secondary Goals

  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in statutory and regulatory analysis, including close reading of statutes and regulations, and application to facts
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in judicial, legislative and/or administrative processes
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in use of other disciplines in the analysis of legal problems and institutions, e.g., philosophy; economics,other social sciences; and cultural studies

General Information

Type: Clinic
Level: Upperclass
Additional Attributes: Experiential Credit

Other Sections

Section 001, Fall 2019
F 6:00-7:50 pm
Brett Dignam

Section 002, Fall 2019
Brett Dignam

Section 002, Spring 2020
Brett Dignam