Content with Disciplines : Law

Community-Based Legal Research

Welcome to this year’s service-learning course at the law school. I am excited to provide this unique opportunity for you to apply your legal education through research projects carried out in connection with the active involvement of community partners. Experiential education is a superior form of learning because it is based on doing something in a real-world context. As the founding director of the Jacobsen Center for Service and Learning, I came to appreciate the value of service-learning as a pedagogical tool. I am pleased you are interested in taking advantage of this learning opportunity. We have had other successful…

Crime and Justice in America: The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program

Mission The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program is an opportunity for a small group of students from Cabrini College and residents of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility to come together as a class to study the American criminal justice system. We will share common readings and discuss our ideas and perceptions about issues of crime and justice, the criminal justice system, corrections and imprisonment. Through dialogue we will bring together our theoretical knowledge and our lived, practical experience to gain a deeper understanding of the criminal justice system. Objectives To create an environment that will facilitate the honest exchange of ideas…

Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Mediation & Conflict Resolution (Community Building, Peace, Conflict & Alternative Dispute Resolution) Robert N. Hansen, Ph.D. #5 Westminster Hall Home Phone: 573-491-3344 Cell: 573-645-3344 Office: x5362 or 5361 Email: hansenr@oaynet.wcmo.edu Fax: 573 592 5180 Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 11:00 12:00 Noon Course Description & Objectives: This course provides an introduction into the concepts, theory and practice of community building, peacemaking, and conflict resolution. Topics will include: a) community development theory; b) conflict theory; c) peacemaking; d) principles of five types of ADR strategies (negotiation, arbitration, adjudication, conciliation, and mediation); d) the application of these concepts, theories and strategies to historical and…

Crime and Social Control

1 Chamberlain Ave Portland Campus Office Hours: Tues/Thurs 11am to 1pm (and by appointment) Class times: Section One meets 8:00am – 9:15am Tuesdays and Thursdays, in 206 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus. Section Two meets 1:00pm – 2:15pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, in 402 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus. Course Content and Objectives: This course offers a detailed examination and exploration of state-sponsored responses to criminal activity. We are especially interested in the historical trends in social control developing since the industrial revolution, the impact of economic conditions, and gender on social control policies. Students are required to study social control in…

Community Law Practice

COURSE DESCRIPTION Purpose: This course integrates reading, reflection and classroom discussion on the lawyer’s role in providing legal services to low-income clients with students’ own actual practice experiences. Together the course and the clinic provide students with the opportunity to learn first-hand about the professional responsibilities of representing clients, including instruction in the ABA’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct (and California-specific rules where appropriate). The five educational goals of the Community Law Practice course and the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) clinical (Law 295.5Z) are to teach students: 1. A broad range of traditional and non-traditional lawyering skills; 2….

Safety/Risk Management/Sport Law in PRTM

Text: Wilde, Jesse & Cotton, Doyice. Sport Law for Sport Managers. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1997. National Dropout Prevention Center. Pocket Guide to Service Learning. 1995 Purpose of the Course: The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of the legal issues involved in the supervision, management, and conduct of sport and recreation. Objectives for the Student: 1. To understand the nature of the American legal system and its relationship to governing bodies in sport and recreation. 2. To be cognizant of the potential liability for injuries in the supervision, management, and conduct of…

Land and Water Law

This course is designed for students preparing for careers in natural resource management. Students who successfully complete this course will have a better understanding of the legal and policy contexts in which natural resource managers function. The course is organized around the following five learning outcomes. A. Knowledge outcomes. Students will demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of: Outcome 1 – American property law with particular focus on water and land use regulation; Outcome 2 – Legal approaches to conserving private lands; Outcome 3 – Policy dilemmas facing federal land managers. B. Skills outcomes. Students will practice and demonstrate abilities to…