Pro Bono Scholars Externship Seminar - LAW970

12 Credits

The subject matter of the course is the crisis and delivery of public interest legal services and the various ways that society is responding to meet the need. Students will take the New York Bar Examination and then will begin a 12-week externship in which they are required to work full time in a public interest program. In addition to the externship placement, students are required to attend regular class sessions. Students will receive 12 credits for the course which includes the field placement and the classroom component. This course meets Touro Law Center’s skills requirement and the New York Court of Appeal’s 50-hour pro bono requirement. It also meets the American Bar Association’s ethics requirement. (Permission of Program Administrator required.)

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