DC Externship: Directed Study

Information Introduction

LAW8809
Section 1, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 9/9
Credits: 3
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Course Description

This directed study is one part of a two-part full-time Washington, DC externship combining academic study and work experience under the supervision of a faculty member and an educational, charitable, governmental or nonprofit host organization.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

A Law in DC extern must complete reflective journal entries of at least 750 words and submit them electronically approximately every other week. Topics and deadlines will be provided in the syllabus. A Law in DC extern must also complete a research paper of at least 6,000 words on a topic approved by the director of externships and relevant to the placement organization’s work, and two response papers of at least 900 words responding to readings. A student may opt to augment the research paper to satisfy the Law School’s upper-level writing requirement (and must submit the required e-form to SRO to count the paper toward the requirement by Oct. 3rd). Finally, a Law in DC extern must write a final report of at least 1,500 words.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: 2L or 3L JD Status Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: Yes

Course Resources: To be announced

Course Notes: The classroom identified above is a placeholder; Prof. Ryan will announce the location of the class sessions via Canvas.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123820461

Modified Type: ABA Seminar

Cross Listed: No

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