LAW & JUDICIAL PRACTICUM
The Law & Judicial Practicum offer students the opportunity to observe and work hands-on with a judge, lawyer, or other legal professional. Students will also gain understanding in the following areas through presentations by faculty and alumni experts: basic legal research using WestLaw and LexisNexis, Federal court structure, Texas court structure, separation of powers, confidentiality & ethics, professional conduct, and subfield specialties (criminal law, immigration law, etc.).
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Eligibility & Application Process
The Law (fall term) and Judicial (spring term) Practica are open to all continuing undergraduate students who have completed at least nine hours in a social sciences or humanities discipline. *All selected students must enroll in the associated course.
Applications for the fall 2019 law practicum will open in the spring.
Selected students must complete our Student Participant Agreement (SPA).
Before the start of the term, students will receive by email the course syllabus, background information on available projects, and additional course resources.