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Discussion (1L): Representations of Criminal Lawyers in Popular Culture Through the Lens of Bias

Current Offerings

Discussion (1L): Representations of Criminal Lawyers in Popular Culture Through the Lens of Bias (240K): This seminar will explore the portrayal of criminal lawyers in popular films and will engage in critical analysis of how misconceptions about the criminal justice system and biases against women, people of color and the poor are amplified on the big screen. Source materials will include numerous mass-market films juxtaposed against authoritative law review and other commentary to afford in-depth discussion. Class meets 6:00 PM-8:00 PM on Sept. 22, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Nov. 3.

Sections

Discussion (1L): Representations of Criminal Lawyers in Popular Culture Through the Lens of Bias | LAW 240K Section 01 Class #32651

  • 1 Units
  • Grading: Law Mandatory P/R/F
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
    • 1L: Mandatory (First-Year Required Course)
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

Notes: Class meets 6:00 PM-8:00 PM on Sept. 22, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Nov. 3. Meeting location TBA by instructor.

  • 2022-2023 Autumn ( )

Past Offerings

Discussion (1L): Representations of Criminal Lawyers in Popular Culture Through the Lens of Bias (240K): This discussion group will explore the portrayal of criminal lawyers in popular films and will engage in critical analysis of how misconceptions about the criminal justice system and biases against women, people of color and the poor are amplified on the big screen. Source materials will include numerous mass-market films juxtaposed against authoritative law review and other commentary to afford in-depth discussion. Elements used in grading: Full attendance, reading of assigned materials, and active participation. The seminar will meet four times during the Fall quarter. Class will meet 6:00-8:00pm, September 16, September 30, October 14, October 28.

Sections

Discussion (1L): Representations of Criminal Lawyers in Popular Culture Through the Lens of Bias | LAW 240K Section 01 Class #42774

  • 1 Units
  • Grading: Law Mandatory P/R/F
  • 2021-2022 Autumn
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
    • 1L: Mandatory (First-Year Required Course)
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

Notes: Class will meet 6:00-8:00pm, September 16, September 30, October 14, October 28.

  • 2021-2022 Autumn
    Schedule No Longer Available

Discussion (1L): Representations of Criminal Lawyers in Popular Culture Through the Lens of Bias (240K): This discussion group will explore the portrayal of criminal lawyers in popular films and will engage in critical analysis of how misconceptions about the criminal justice system and biases against women, people of color and the poor are amplified on the big screen. Source materials will include numerous mass-market films juxtaposed against authoritative law review and other commentary to afford in-depth discussion. This discussion seminar will meet four times during the Fall quarter. Meeting dates and times to be arranged by instructor. Elements used in grading: Attendance and class participation.

Sections

Discussion (1L): Representations of Criminal Lawyers in Popular Culture Through the Lens of Bias | LAW 240K Section 01 Class #31884

  • 1 Units
  • Grading: Law Mand Pass Health Restr credit/Fail
  • 2020-2021 Autumn
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
    • 1L: Mandatory (First-Year Required Course)
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2020-2021 Autumn
    Schedule No Longer Available
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