Required Courses: (12 units)
The Government Lawyer is the classroom component of the Local Government Clinic. Concentrators who are not participating in the clinic may enroll in The Government Lawyer as a stand-alone, 2-unit class. Concentrators who participate in the Legislation Clinic may substitute Advanced Legislative Process for this requirement.
A substantial clinical or significant supervised work experience representing a branch or agency of the federal, state or local government. (minimum of 4 units). Approved clinics include:
Students must write a scholarly paper on a government law topic, or write a paper for another concentration’s core seminar, to complete the concentration. The concentration advisor will sign off on the completion of this requirement.
Qualifying electives: (5 units)
The list of courses within the categories above is up to date as of the publication of this posting. New courses are sometimes added to the curriculum subsequent to publication. Therefore, if a student finds a course in the curriculum not listed above, but which the student thinks might count toward concentration requirements, the student should check with the concentration advisor regarding the eligibility of the course to satisfy concentration requirements.