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Fall 2020
LAW651  AW  PRO BONO AND PUBLIC INTEREST LAW ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP SEMINAR

Course Description
This seminar will examine the theory and practice of public interest law and lawyering with special focus on civil rights and poverty law, government service (prosecutors and public defenders), and law firm pro bono work in both litigation and transactional contexts.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-17-2020 - 11-17-2020   W  2:00 PM-3:40 PM F108

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: class participation and a research paper.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Writing Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:
Blended (part residential and part online)
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Social Justice - Specialized
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Public Interest Lawyering: A Contemporary Perspective
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Chen & Cummings
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    ISBN: 978-0735570832
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):

 
Professor(s)

ALFIERI, ANTHONY


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: aalfieri@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-2735
Office: G281