Be a Lawyer: Practical Skills and Famous Cases
In this 5 day class, learners will experience what it is like to be an intern at a law office with a new project each week based on civil rights issues.
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Once per week
over 5 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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In this 5 day course, students will learn the dynamics of a law office. They will learn about law as a career option as well as skills that will serve as assets in other types of occupations. Learners will also engage in critical thinking with regard to civil rights issues. Day 1: The Law Office needs to collect data for an important case. Students will learn about the Freedom of Information Act and how to draft an effective FOIA request. Students will be asked to draft a FOIA request of...
This class is taught in English.
Students will learn about the field of law as a career, and skills such as drafting a FOIA request, an inter office memo analyzing an issue, a press release, a business social media post, some landmark Supreme Court cases, and how to serve as a parliamentarian.
For over 20 years I have been a lawyer focusing in the area of civil rights.
There is no homework.
Pen and paper.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learners will receive individual feedback for the work performed and a certificate for completion of the course.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The US Constitution, Bill of Rights, Supreme Court decisions and other media relating to the topic. We will view U.S. Government websites for the U.S. Supreme Court, FOIA, DOJ, C-SPAN, and a YouTube clip through my screen share of Google slides. The students will not need to look up websites on their own or log into anything.
Amy Vasquez, J.D.
Amy Vasquez, Esq.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
76 total reviews
49 completed classes
I am a civil rights attorney and continue to practice law while serving as an Outschool teacher. I have worked at the Innocence Project and provide pro bono assistance to their clients whenever called upon, as well as have worked at the Defenders...