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Summer 2020
LAW820  A  SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCACY

Course Description
SUMMER PUBLIC INTEREST FELLOWSHIP - Students will engage in a survey course designed to introduce them to the foundations of public interest advocacy and social justice. A combination of readings, lectures, in-class projects/simulations and workshops will foster a greater understanding of various aspects of public interest law and the access to justice gaps in our legal system. Students will explore different mechanisms for change including direct service, policy, impact work, and movement lawyering, as well as conflict resolution strategies. Presentations by advocates will introduce students to focused and substantive areas of practice.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
05-18-2020 - 07-14-2020   MW  5:30 PM-7:20 PM DL

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Grading: Mandatory Honors/Pass/Fail
Method of Evaluation: class exercises, feedback papers, a research paper and presentation.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Distance Learning
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions: By application only
Law Track(s):
Social Justice - Related
Bar Subject(s):
NEW YORK SKILLS
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s): TBD/None      
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

LENNON, MARNI


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: mlennon@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-2599
Office: B447