HISTORY Poverty and Homelessness in America
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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Poverty and Homelessness in America
School of Humanities & Sciences
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Poverty Law : Socio-economic factors play a significant role in an individual's access to justice. Students interested in a public interest career should consider taking 1 or more courses that examine the causes of social, economic and political inequality and consider possible policy interventions.
General course Description:
Service learning. Students participate in a two quarter internship at a local shelter for homeless individuals or families. Readings include historical, social science, and social commentary literature. Service Learning Course (certified by Haas Center).
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law