Course Description

LAW 724 - First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic

This Clinic files friend-of-the-court briefs on behalf of nonprofits (e.g., the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and more) in a wide range of First Amendment cases. Past cases have involved libel, student speech, the right of publicity, trademark law, and many more topics. Students work in teams of three on each brief, and work on three briefs per semester.

No prerequisites.


Course Information:

Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Eugene Volokh 20S 724 LEC 1 W 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4.0 No No
Experiential course enrollment through separate process; deadline: Noon on 10/18/2019. See ENROLL.LAW.UCLA.EDU. Early drop deadline: 5:00pm on 1/17/2020.

Previous Course Offerings:

Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Eugene Volokh 18S 724 LEC 1 W 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4.0 No No
Experiential course enrollment is through a separate process. See: ENROLL.LAW.UCLA.EDU
Categories
Experiential Courses - Clinics, Simulations, and Externships; Constitutional Law, Government, and Public Policy; Research, Writing, & Legal Scholarship; Public Interest Law and Policy;