Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
The corequisite for LAW 7940 is LAW 7950 Judicial Clinic Placement
Description
Provides an opportunity for students to place their judicial clinic experiences in a broader context, and to explore their insights about courts in greater depth. The class looks at "how judges make decisions" by considering theories of jurisprudence, legal philosophy, history and economics brought to bear upon statutory, common law and constitutional interpretation. The course also considers "how courts operate" and "current issues about the adversary process." Must be taken by all judicial interns and externs during or following the extern/intern semester and is not open to other students without instructor permission. Satisfies the perspective requirement. See Clinical Program Brochure for further information about a Judicial Placement.