Students Sought for High School Student Court-Creation/Mentoring Project
Professor Goldwasser is seeking up to four upper-level J.D. students to participate in a 3-credit Pass/Fail Supervised Practicum that will involve working with high school students at Northwest Academy of Law, an inner city public school located at 5140 Riverview Blvd. in the city. Practicum participants will be working with a group of Northwest students to create a student court for the school. The work will involve guiding the students through the court-creation project from start to finish – e.g., helping them research and then discussing with them various high school student court programs that are already in operation around the country, and then working with them to design a program that fits Northwest's needs and objectives, draft a document that spells out the rules and procedures of the new court program, and plan and implement a training program to train students who will be serving in some court-related capacity. All work with the high school students will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:40-2:10 PM, so participants will need to arrange their spring course schedules to be available during those times. Additional meetings (largely to brainstorm about, discuss, and plan how you will approach each step of the project) and some writing (including written plans before and reflective write-ups after each visit) will also be required. To be considered for one of the practicum slots, students should submit an up-to-date resume and a statement of interest to Prof. Goldwasser, email@example.com,by no later than 6 p.m. on Friday, December 19 (the first Friday after exam period ends). There is no set format for the statement of interest—just an account of why you want to do the practicum, what you think you can contribute, and anything else you want to include. Questions are more than welcome, and they should be addressed to Prof. Goldwasser in person (AB Hall, No. 567), via email (at the above address), or by phone at 314-935-8557.
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For more information, contact Katherine Goldwasser at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (314) /93-58557