Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List A)
The course integrates practical experience gained from working in public agencies that prosecute or defend individuals accused of crimes (e.g., district attorney, public defender) Students work in an appropriate public agency, under the direct supervision of a California licensed lawyer. Students must concurrently register for and successfully complete the Externship Seminar: Criminal Justice (705). Students can earn 1 unit for every 50 hours of approved work, to a maximum of 5 units. Course credit will be awarded only on satisfactory completion of both the fieldwork and the online course. Students must complete both components simultaneously. Graded Credit/No Credit. Prerequisite: Criminal Law (106).
Credit/No Credit. Prerequisite: Criminal Law (106). Students must apply and have placement pre-approved. Applications available on-line at Externship page. Students must also register for the Externship Seminar (705) for first externship, or Externship Workshop (706) for each subsequent externship. Permission numbers for both classes will be sent via email by the Externship Program upon approval.