†Prosecution Externship (20139). 2 or 3 units, credit/fail. Students in this clinical externship will assist state or federal prosecutors with their responsibilities, both before and at trial. Placements are available in New Haven and surrounding cities and in a variety of fields, including misdemeanors, felonies, or specialized areas such as career criminal, traffic, or appellate work. Weekly sessions will range from discussions of assigned readings to field trips to prisons, police laboratories, etc. Students will be required to keep journals and time records. Placements at the U.S. Attorney’s Office must be arranged at least four months in advance, to allow time for security clearance procedures. Applications and interviews for the State’s Attorney placements will take place during the first week of the term. Although enrollment is limited and permission of the instructors is required, timing and the involvement of outside agencies remove this clinic from the usual sign-up process for limited enrollment courses. J.L. Pottenger, Jr., K. Stith, and L. Brennan.
Course Bidding Information: List this course among experiential permission courses. Open only to students who have been pre-selected to participate. Do not select this course during pre-registration if you are not one of those students.
Note: Students may not be enrolled in an LSO clinic and any of the following non-LSO clinics in the same semester, whether as a student director, fieldwork only returning student, continuing student, or otherwise: Education Adequacy Project; Legal Assistance; Prosecution Externship; SFALP (New Haven Corp Counsel section only). Note: The first class meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 3, 3:10 p.m., in room 122 at the Law School. Thereafter, the class will meet at 157 Church Street.