LAW 7881

LAW 7881

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Students are placed at the local Attorneys for Children office, where they assist the attorneys in the representation of children in custody, abuse and neglect cases, juvenile delinquency proceedings, and PINS (Person in Need of Supervision) cases. Students accompany attorneys on home and school visits, attend court conferences, treatment team meetings and various Family Court hearings. Duties may include client interviewing, investigation, drafting memoranda and motions, and trial preparation. Students may also be able to appear in Family Court under the supervision of the Attorneys for Children staff. There will be several meetings with the instructor during the semester. Weekly journals are also required.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Limited enrollment.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL)
Satisfies Requirement Satisfies the skills requirement.

Comments This course requires off premises travel. The student is responsible for travel to and from the office, which is located in downtown Ithaca. A car is not required for this course.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18730 LAW 7881   CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 4, 2015
    • Mooney, A