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LAWS 4489 Semester in Practice (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The SiP Seminar brings together extern students for a weekly discussion of common practice issues and seminar discussions of current issues in the the practice of law, such as changes in the US legal profession, the adversary system, and unmet legal needs. The goal of the seminar is to develop better understanding of the forces that shape a lawyer's professional identity and to learn to become a reflective legal practitioner. This course enables students to bridge the gap between law school and practice. Students keep a daily journal and share their entries weekly with the instructor. Students are required to write a substantial 20-25 page paper on a topic approved by the professor in lieu of an exam. Enrollment by lottery.


Instructor(s): Filippa M. Anzalone

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 08-Apr-14