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LAWS 8834 Judicial Process:Appeals (Spring: 6 )

Course Description

Judicial Process is a course which allows a student to sit as law clerks two days per week with Massachusetts Superior Court Judges (Trial Court). Students will be assigned to individual judges. It is expected that the student will perform one day doing assignments and the second day observing. There will opportunity to work with more than one judge. Students will therefore have the opportunity to observe and work directly with different judges and thereby learn from different judicial styles and perspectives. There will be a bi-weekly two hour seminar meetings, which will be used to discuss various topics including the following: selection and discipline of judges; role of the jury; and a critique of the adversary system.

Instructor(s): Robert Bloom

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17