Legal Studies

LGST 188A Introduction to the Legal Profession and Legal Aid Work

Offers a basic introduction to key aspects of the Legal Profession, generally, as well as an introduction to the specific area of the profession known as Legal Aid -- the system and services through which under-served communities gain access to legal services. Course covers key elements of the legal profession and legal aid work, offering practical information and training on topics such as professional responsibility, ethics, confidentiality, interviewing skills, record keeping, communication, and working with diverse clients. It is particularly designed as a preparation or companion course for law-related internships and field student through courses such as OAKS 188B / LGST 188B (3 credits), OAKS 199, or LGST 185 Internship (5 credits). Enrollment by permission of the instructor.




Henry Martin

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