Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List B)
The role of lawyers and the judiciary in resolving matters relating to education. Control of student conduct and status; desegregation; school financing; rights and responsibilities of teachers; classification and evaluation of students; compulsory schooling; and the role of government in private education. Attention given to enhancing students’ writing skills, including the writing of a term paper and through exposure to current litigation, pleadings, briefs, and in-depth statutory interpretation developing the practical skills and awareness needed by any attorney working with contemporary legal issues.
Class Notes:Professional Skills Course
Required texts for the course will be listed online as will the assignment for the first class. Students can record any class without the professor’s permission.