Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP)

Current Offerings

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) (807G): This policy lab partners with the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. Santa Clara County Litigation and Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) students will work with the leadership and deputies of the office on both litigation and policy matters related to urgent local challenges. SCCLPP projects may include issues from a range of fields: environmental protection, consumer protection, criminal justice, land use law, the rights of immigrant residents, public health, and local finance. The SCCLPP is open only to Stanford Law Students (2L and 3L JD and Advanced Degree students). Students will be admitted by consent, with a preference for those with past coursework or experience in state or local government law, public interest lawyering, and public service generally. The seminar portion of the course meets six afternoons of the quarter (days TBD) from 4:15-6:15, one of which is for final presentations with SCCC attorneys and may, pandemic rules permitting, take place at the SCCC office. Elements used in grading: Attendance, Performance, Class Participation, Written Assignments. CONSENT APPLICATION: To apply for this course, students must complete and submit a Consent Application Form available on the SLS website (Click Courses at the bottom of the homepage and then click Consent of Instructor Forms). See Consent Application Form for instructions and submission deadline.

Sections

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 01 Class #34212

  • 2 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 10
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • EL -Experiential Learning Requirement for Law Deg
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2021-2022 Spring ( )
  • Tue

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 02 Class #34213

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • R -Research Requirement for Law Degree
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2021-2022 Spring ( )
  • Tue

Past Offerings

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) (807G): This policy lab inaugurates a new kind of partnership between Stanford Law School and the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. SCCLPP students will work with the leadership and deputies of the office on both litigation and policy matters related to urgent local challenges. Over the long run, SCCLPP projects will relate to fields such as environmental protection, consumer protection, criminal justice, land use law, the rights of immigrant residents, public health, and local finance. During the 2021 Winter and Spring quarters, each student group will focus on one of the following projects: 1. Protecting Consumer Rights in Household Tax Preparation. 2. Putting Settlement Funds to Work for Vulnerable Communities: Strategies for Abating and Preventing Lead Paint Hazards in Housing. 3. Environmental Justice and Building Electrification: Exploring Ways to Bring Clean Energy to Homes and Buildings with a Focus on Low-Income Communities. The SCCLPP is open only to Stanford Law Students (2L and 3L JD and Advanced Degree students). Students will be admitted by consent, with a preference for those with past coursework or experience in state or local government law, public interest lawyering, and public service generally. A strong preference attaches to students intending to enroll in both the Winter and Spring quarters, and we do not expect to enroll any new students in the spring quarter. (Students undertaking an externship at the County Counsel's Office during either term will be treated as two-term participants.) The seminar portion of the course meets the first five Thursdays of the quarter from 4:15-6:15; it meets again the last Thursday of the quarter for a lengthy evening briefing at the SCCC's office starting at 5:15 PM. Elements used in grading: Attendance, Performance, Class Participation, Written Assignments. CONSENT APPLICATION: To apply for this course, students must complete and submit a Consent Application Form available on the SLS website (Click Courses at the bottom of the homepage and then click Consent of Instructor Forms). See Consent Application Form for instructions and submission deadline.

Sections

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 01 Class #33639

  • 2 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2020-2021 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 10
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • EL -Experiential Learning Requirement for Law Deg
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2020-2021 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 02 Class #33640

  • 2 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2020-2021 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • R -Research Requirement for Law Degree
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2020-2021 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) (807G): This policy lab inaugurates a new kind of partnership between Stanford Law School and the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. SCCLPP students will work with the leadership and deputies of the office on both litigation and policy matters related to urgent local challenges. Over the long run, SCCLPP projects will relate to fields such as environmental protection, consumer protection, criminal justice, land use law, the rights of immigrant residents, public health, and local finance. During the 2021 Winter and Spring quarters, each student group will focus on one of the following projects: 1. Protecting Consumer Rights in Household Tax Preparation. 2. Putting Settlement Funds to Work for Vulnerable Communities: Strategies for Abating and Preventing Lead Paint Hazards in Housing. 3. Environmental Justice and Building Electrification: Exploring Ways to Bring Clean Energy to Homes and Buildings with a Focus on Low-Income Communities. The SCCLPP is open only to Stanford Law Students (2L and 3L JD and Advanced Degree students). Students will be admitted by consent, with a preference for those with past coursework or experience in state or local government law, public interest lawyering, and public service generally. A strong preference attaches to students intending to enroll in both the Winter and Spring quarters, and we do not expect to enroll any new students in the spring quarter. (Students undertaking an externship at the County Counsel's Office during either term will be treated as two-term participants.) The seminar portion of the course meets the first five Thursdays of the quarter from 4:15-6:15; it meets again the last Thursday of the quarter for a lengthy evening briefing at the SCCC's office starting at 5:15 PM. Elements used in grading: Attendance, Performance, Class Participation, Written Assignments. CONSENT APPLICATION: To apply for this course, students must complete and submit a Consent Application Form available on the SLS website (Click Courses at the bottom of the homepage and then click Consent of Instructor Forms). See Consent Application Form for instructions and submission deadline.

Sections

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 01 Class #34657

  • 2 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2020-2021 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 10
    • 1L: Winter Elective (Open to First-Year JD Students)
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • EL -Experiential Learning Requirement for Law Deg
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2020-2021 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 02 Class #34658

  • 2 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2020-2021 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
    • 1L: Winter Elective (Open to First-Year JD Students)
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • R -Research Requirement for Law Degree
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2020-2021 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) (807G): Partner: Santa Clara County Counsel's Office. This policy lab inaugurates a new kind of partnership between Stanford Law School and the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. SCCLPP students will work with the leadership and deputies of the office on both litigation and policy matters related to urgent local challenges. Over the long run, SCCLPP projects will relate to fields such as environmental protection, consumer protection, criminal justice, land use law, the rights of immigrant residents, public health, and local finance. During the 2020 Winter and Spring quarters, each student group will focus on one of the following projects: 1. Protecting farm workers and their children from pesticide exposure. 2. Protecting the rights of immigrant residents. 3. Protecting the privacy rights of criminal defendants. 4. Protecting Consumer Rights in Household Tax Preparation. The SCCLPP is open only to Stanford Law Students (both JD and Advanced Degree students). Students will be admitted by consent, with a preference for those with past coursework or experience in state or local government law, public interest lawyering, and public service generally. A strong preference attaches to students intending to enroll in both the Winter and Spring quarters, and we do not expect to enroll any new students in the spring quarter. (Students undertaking an externship at the County Counsel's Office during either term will be treated as two-term participants.) The seminar portion of the course meets the first five Wednesdays of the quarter from 4:15-6:15; it meets again the last Wednesday of the quarter for a lengthy evening briefing at the SCCC's office starting at 5:15 PM. Elements used in grading: Attendance, Performance, Class Participation, Written Assignments. CONSENT APPLICATION: To apply for this course, students must complete and submit a Consent Application Form available on the SLS website (Click Courses at the bottom of the homepage and then click Consent of Instructor Forms). See Consent Application Form for instructions and submission deadline.

Sections

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 01 Class #34178

  • 2 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Mand Pass Health Restr credit/Fail
  • 2019-2020 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 12
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • EL -Experiential Learning Requirement for Law Deg
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2019-2020 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 02 Class #34179

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Mand Pass Health Restr credit/Fail
  • 2019-2020 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • R -Research Requirement for Law Degree
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2019-2020 Spring
    Schedule No Longer Available

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) (807G): Partner: Santa Clara County Counsel's Office. This policy lab inaugurates a new kind of partnership between Stanford Law School and the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. SCCLPP students will work with the leadership and deputies of the office on both litigation and policy matters related to urgent local challenges. Over the long run, SCCLPP projects will relate to fields such as environmental protection, consumer protection, criminal justice, land use law, the rights of immigrant residents, public health, and local finance. During the 2020 Winter and Spring quarters, each student group will focus on one of the following projects: 1. Protecting farm workers and their children from pesticide exposure. 2. Protecting the rights of immigrant residents. 3. Protecting the privacy rights of criminal defendants. 4. Protecting Consumer Rights in Household Tax Preparation. The SCCLPP is open only to Stanford Law Students (both JD and Advanced Degree students). Students will be admitted by consent, with a preference for those with past coursework or experience in state or local government law, public interest lawyering, and public service generally. A strong preference attaches to students intending to enroll in both the Winter and Spring quarters, and we do not expect to enroll any new students in the spring quarter. (Students undertaking an externship at the County Counsel's Office during either term will be treated as two-term participants.) The seminar portion of the course meets the first five Wednesdays of the quarter from 4:15-6:15; it meets again the last Wednesday of the quarter for a lengthy evening briefing at the SCCC's office starting at 5:15 PM. Elements used in grading: Attendance, Performance, Class Participation, Written Assignments. CONSENT APPLICATION: To apply for this course, students must complete and submit a Consent Application Form available on the SLS website (Click Courses at the bottom of the homepage and then click Consent of Instructor Forms). See Consent Application Form for instructions and submission deadline.

Sections

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 01 Class #34386

  • 2 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2019-2020 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 12
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • EL -Experiential Learning Requirement for Law Deg
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2019-2020 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available

Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) | LAW 807G Section 02 Class #34388

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2019-2020 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • R -Research Requirement for Law Degree
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
    • LO5 - Ability to Communicate Orally
    • LO7 - Professional Skills

  • 2019-2020 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
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