Gideon Fellowship



SLN #: 17873
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 is selected through a competitive application process and is formally awarded at the Annual Arizona Public Defender (APDA) conference in June.

The fellowship is open to one student per year following the second year of law school. NOTE: Please see the Gideon Fellowship website for more details. http://law.asu.edu/clinics/fellowships/gideon

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 6
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Limited Enrollment Number: 1
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None