Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List A)
This course integrates practical experience gained from working in organizations that prosecute or defend individuals accused of crimes (e.g., district attorney, public defender). Students work under the direct supervision of a licensed lawyer. Students must concurrently register for and successfully complete the Externship Workshop (706). Students can earn up to 6 units, with earn 1 unit for every 50 hours of approved work. Course credit will be awarded only upon satisfactory completion of both the externship and the online course. Students must complete both components simultaneously. Graded Credit/No Credit. Prerequisite: Criminal Law (106).
- The Externship Program will permit remote externships, pending the permission and requirements of the externship sponsor.
Credit/No Credit. Prerequisite: Criminal Law (106). Students must apply and have placement pre-approved. Applications available online at Externship page. Students must also register for and successfully complete the Externship Workshop (706). Permission numbers for both classes will be sent via email by the Externship Program upon approval.