Course Details

Practicum: Civil Government

This course will examine legal representation in a civil government setting and will consist of both a classroom component and a field work component. Students will spend 12 hours per week in a field placement at a government agency involving civil law, such as the Illinois Attorney General's office, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Trade Commission etc. In addition to this externship, the class meets weekly in a seminar-length classroom session. Students will be required to keep a journal on their field placement. Readings and discussions will focus on important issues in civil government legal practice. All required readings will be made available in a course packet prepared by the professor. Students are required to secure their own placements.


Catalog Number: CONPUB 656
Practice Areas: Administrative Law & GovtLegal Skills Development
Additional Course Information: Requires Practicum Placement


Course History

Fall 2014
Title: Practicum: Civil Government
Faculty: Stratton, Maureen (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 8



Spring 2014
Title: Practicum: Civil Government
Faculty: Stratton, Maureen (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 9



Fall 2013
Title: Practicum: Civil Government
Faculty: Stratton, Maureen (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 14



Spring 2013
Title: Practicum: Civil Government
Faculty: Stratton, Maureen (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 22



Fall 2012
Title: Practicum: Civil Government
Faculty: Stratton, Maureen (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 11



Spring 2012
Title: Practicum: Civil Government
Faculty: Stratton, Maureen (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Practicum     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 10



Fall 2011
Title: Practicum: Civil Government
Faculty: Stratton, Maureen (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Practicum     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 16