Gideon Fellowship

SLN #: 74370
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 013
Credit Hours: 6
Instructor(s): BARNES

Course Description:
The Gideon Fellowship for Criminal Defense is a 12-month clinical experience beginning the summer following the completion of the second year of law school. Through the fellowship, a student experiences a progression of various experiences in indigent defense work at both the Office of the Maricopa County Public Defender and the Federal Public Defender’s Office. The Fellow earns 12 pass/fail credits which count toward clinic hours. In addition, the Fellow receives a stipend. The fellowship is open to one student per year, and the fellow is selected through a competitive application process.

If you have any questions about this clinical experience, please contact:

Zelda Graham
A.S.U. College of Law Clinical Program
P.O. Box 877906
Tempe, Arizona 85287-7906
480-965-4893/Fax 480-965-6839

or see the Clinical Program website for more details.

Please note that the fellow for the 2009-10 year has been selected. Applications for 2010-11 will be accepted in November, 2009.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 6
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.