Course Description

LAW 756 - Workers Rights Litigation Clinic

This clinic will focus on developing core trial skills in the context of representing low-wage workers in today‚Äôs economy.  The live-client case-work will center around administrative hearings, which will entail preparing and putting on a case in front of a fact-finder.  Students will conduct these hearings in pairs under the supervision of the instructor.  Case-work may additionally include pretrial civil litigation work and/or other forms of legal advocacy on behalf of low-wage workers.  Students will meet with the instructor regularly, mostly weekly, outside of scheduled class times for the purpose of case-work supervision. A significant out-of-class time commitment is required.  It is recommended but not required that students have taken one of the following courses prior to enrollment: Trial Advocacy; Pretrial Civil Litigation; or Depositions & Discovery in Civil Litigation. This graded, six-unit clinical course is limited to a maximum of 8 students.

Course Information:

This course is not offered in 2018 - 2019

Categories
Experiential Courses - Clinics, Simulations, and Externships; Labor, Employment & Work; Civil Litigation; Critical Race Studies;