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LAW 805S Public Interest Law and Policy 2.0 Credits

This course will explore the role of the public interest lawyer in social policy reform, including impact litigation and non-litigation advocacy. Teams of 2-3 students will choose an issue they care about, learn about advocacy strategies and, through role playing, research, and drafting, experience what they could do to address their chosen issue. The course will include pre-trial litigation and non-litigation exercises and activities (e.g., class action complaints, mock depositions, draft legislation, mock public testimony, draft settlement agreements...), lectures and class discussions on a wide range of issues.

College/Department: Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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