Gideon Fellowship

SLN #: 73084
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 014
Credit Hours: 6
Instructor(s):
Course Books: View List of Books

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 through their participation in the Public Defender Clinic and 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.

Please see the Clinic Website for a complete description https://law.asu.edu/cs/fellowships/gideon- fellowship-for-criminal-defense

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 6
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: Yes
Seminar: No
Prerequisite: Yes, See Clinic Website
Special Withdrawal Course: Yes. See Clinic Website
Limited Enrollment Number: 1
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Teaching Method: In Person

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