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The Civil Justice Clinic is a graded course (6 credits), with grading based on a number of established criteria, including diligence and thoroughness in representing clients, and classroom participation. Students are expected to spend approximately 300 hours in the Clinic during the semester. As a general guideline, students are expected to work 20 hours per week in the clinic.
The Civil Justice Clinic includes a mandatory seminar that focuses on simulation exercises in such matters as: courtroom advocacy, interviewing, client counseling, fact investigation, civil discovery, and negotiation. During staffing meetings, potential cases are discussed and either accepted or declined by the firm.
NOTE: Please see the Clinical Program website for more details. www.law.asu.edu/programs/clinic
Credit Hours: 6
Grading Option: Numeric Grade or Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes, see description
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Prerequisite: Evidence (or co-requisite)
Special Withdrawal Course: Yes, the last day to withdraw without special permission from the Executive Director of the Clinical Program is 2 weeks prior to the first seminar class.
Limited Enrollment Number: 8
Final Exam Given: no
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Attendance at all classes and staff meetings is required.
Online Course Site: Blackboard