2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

LWS 375 Law and Society Internship

3 hours 

This course focuses specifically on the legal field's capacity for social and political change. Students will make connections between academic concepts and the professional experiences learned at their internships, understanding and engaging with the possibility and limits of legal change. The emphasis of the course is a synthesis of the students' classwork and guided observations in the placement site, reflecting a dual focus on academic and professional development. Students work at their assigned placement sites, attend class regularly, and must complete regular writing assignments as well as a final research paper.




ENG 201, POL 101 or GOV 101, upper sophomore standing or above, and permission of the instructor