NEW COURSE: POL 597 46066: Internships in Law (3 credits)
Instructor: Irini Bekhit
Class Meets, at St. George Campus
Tuesdays, 4:00 to 5:15, in person
Thursdays, 4:00 to 5:15, online synchronous.
Description: This course provides students with knowledge and practical skills needed to function in professional legal settings, and particularly courtroom settings and contexts. Topics to be covered: I. The Courtroom and Different types of courts and their functions; II. Positions in the Court (employment opportunities for all skill sets); III. Professional Attire/Demeanor and Attitude; IV. Memo writing/Cover Letter/Emails; V. Interview Skills/Zoom and in person/Appearances before the Judge; VI. Legal Research and writing (intro level); VII. Fact patterns and writing techniques; VIII. Student projects on increasing diversity in the court/system.
If you would like to register for this course you will need a special permission number. Just email Professor Michael Paris, Michael.Paris@csi.cuny.edu