Impact Center Colloquium
This course examines how lawyers use law to effectuate social change. This course examines legal strategies such as class action litigation, individual client representation, legislative advocacy, law and organizing, and community economic development in the context of social justice movements including labor, education, poverty, the criminal justice system, immigration, and voting.
This upper-level, graded seminar course is required for all students affiliated with the Impact Center for Public Interest Law. Students are required to submit a short (250-word) paper each week and to write a final paper.
Recommended for the following Professional Pathways: Civil Rights/Civil Liberties; Criminal Defense; Criminal Prosecution; Family Law; Government/Public Sector; Immigration; International Law/Human Rights; Labor and Employment