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  • JD\Master of Environmental Management | Pace Law School
    Environmental Management Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies The MEM degree from Yale University prepares students to address ecological and social systems with greater scientific understanding and context This degree is designed for those interested in environmental policy and analysis stewardship education consulting or management in connection with natural resources and environmental issues Pace anticipates that students participating in the JD MEM program will obtain a Certificate in Environmental Law Degree Requirements Candidates for the JD MEM must earn a total of 124 credits 88 from Pace Law School and 36 from the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Ten credits from Yale can be applied toward graduation from Pace Twelve credits from Pace can be applied toward graduation from Yale When to Apply Pace Law students can apply before law school or during the fall semester of either their first or second year Tuition While attending Pace Law full time students pay normal tuition at Pace While attending Yale full time students pay normal tuition at Yale In the event that a student cross registers for courses in both schools during the same semester students pay a prorated tuition at each school Requirements for Admission

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/jdmaster-environmental-management (2016-02-12)
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  • JD\MS in Environmental Policy | Pace Law School
    Directory Give to Pace Law School Web Mail Pace University Search form Search Joint Degree Programs You are here Home Academics Juris Doctor Program Joint Degree Programs JD MS in Environmental Policy Bard College Bard Center for Environmental Policy Thanks to its innovative interdisciplinary curriculum Bard s MS in Environmental Policy quickly fosters students abilities to create feasible and effective environmental policies Facilitating the use of best practices at local regional national and international levels the Center helps to promote greater understanding among scientists economists lawyers ethicists and policy makers Degree Requirements Students in the JD MS program must earn a total of 132 credits 88 credits from Pace Law School and 44 credits from Bard Ten credits from Bard can be applied towards a JD from from Pace The Pace Bard program also requires at least four years in residence with two and a half years spent at Pace and one and a half years at Bard Students must also complete an internship that fulfills the degree requirements of both schools Timing When to Apply First year law students at Pace can apply to the dual degree and if accepted commence their MS degree at Bard in year two

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  • JD/BA or JD/BS | Pace Law School
    while completing their bachelor s degree The combined degree allows Dyson undergraduate students to enroll in Pace Law School during their senior year and complete both degrees within six years rather than seven This is called the 3 3 program and is not open to students who are already enrolled in Pace s JD program In order to be eligible to participate a minimum of 96 undergraduate credits are required including undergraduate core requirements as well as all required courses in the major field of study Students apply to the Bachelors program at Dyson and later apply separately to Pace Law School by January 1st of their junior year at Pace University For a break down of these requirements please see below Three Years Undergraduate Complete Core Requirements and Major Requirements Three Years of Law School First Year of Law School satisfies undergraduate degree requirements After the successful completion of the first year of law school a student will received their undergraduate degree List of Majors Eligible to Participate in the 3 3 Program BA in Biology JD in Law BA in Communications JD in Law BA in Criminal Justice JD in Law BA in English JD in Law BA in Environmental Studies JD in Law BA in History JD in Law BA in Political Science JD in Law BA in Philosophy Religious Studies JD in Law BS in Criminal Justice All applicants are also required to take the LSAT and achieve a score of at least 155 and maintain a GPA of 3 0 or better to be accepted into the program It is recommended that prospective 3 3 students take the LSAT by June of their Sophomore year or December of their Junior year Applications to the JD portion of the program should be made by January 1

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  • Lawyering Skills | Pace Law School
    University Search form Search Lawyering Skills You are here Home Academics Juris Doctor Program Lawyering Skills Practical Skills Real world Experience Pace Law School has always stressed the importance of experiencing the law beyond the classroom setting through a variety of opportunities Our curriculum introduces foundational lawyering skills early in the first year through its brand new First Year Legal Skills Program In the upper level our legal skills program offers a rich array of clinics externships and simulation courses in varied practice areas These and other hands on programs are designed to ensure that you have the opportunity to develop the fundamental lawyering skills necessary to become and effective attorney and succeed in a professional environment Completing each building block of the skills program will enable you to be practice ready in the 21st century legal environment Students who enter the Law School in fall 2006 or later must complete at least one course focused on lawyering skills to satisfy the upper level skills requirement see Academic Rules and Regulations p 12 a condition of graduation If you have any questions about our legal skills programs please contact Professor Gretchen Flint Executive Director of John Jay Legal Services Inc

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  • First Year Legal Skills Program | Pace Law School
    Pace Law School Web Mail Pace University Search form Search Lawyering Skills You are here Home Academics Juris Doctor Program Lawyering Skills First Year Legal Skills Program Pace Law School s First Year Legal Skills Program revamped and strengthened in 2009 teaches students the fundamental lawyering skills of legal research writing and analysis First Year students take this 5 credit 2 semester course in small sections of approximately 20 students Adjunct Professors of Legal Skills teach a unified curriculum covering case synthesis case analysis fact gathering informative predictive writing client interviewing persuasive writing and oral and written appellate advocacy Our highly trained team of reference librarians teach students how to conduct print and electronic research and how to use proper citation form The first year experience culminates at the end of the second semester of the program with the Louis V Fasulo First Year Moot Court Competition in which students draft an appellate brief and argue before a panel of distinguished judges Professor Jill I Gross Director of Legal Skills oversees the program and Peter Widulski Assistant Director of First Year Legal Skills handles the day to day aspects of the program and teaches several sections Other professors who teach

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  • Advocacy Programs | Pace Law School
    strengths Fasulo s program integrates substantive law with mock trial exercises Our students are better prepared than most at the end of this course he points out because they ve had to examine a complex case and think deeply about the theories of the case in order to answer the questions before them Pace Law School heralds a nationally recognized trial skills program This comprehensive program interfaces with the traditional curriculum allowing students an opportunity for simulated learning skills sessions Students knowledge of substantive law is integrated in an intensive course study of trial skills The program provides all students an opportunity to experience the vigor of a trial in a controlled simulated environment The program features introductory as well as advanced learning in the art of questioning technique evidence jury profiling and selection theory and platform skills Students are given an opportunity to develop skills in openings closings and examinations THE TRIAL ADVOCACY COURSE The course focuses on four case files which are developed throughout the semester Each student performs a simulated exercise in each class in front of real judges and seasoned litigators The students receive classroom critique and are videotaped in the state of the art simulated courtrooms Peer critique is a key component of the learning process Students are encouraged to take risks and to challenge themselves by self analysis and through videotape review They are required to prepare pretrial memoranda and trial notebooks on the cases In using the course simulation approach to learning students are immersed in a trial lawyer s world The classroom law firms are responsible not just for the execution of the theory but also for the development of the case theory This helps the students learn how to analyze and attack the facts of a case The faculty includes committed practicing litigators and sitting judges who are committed to teaching Their experience includes civil criminal and commercial litigation The faculty is given ongoing training sessions to enhance their teaching skills All professors follow a uniform curriculum that emphasizes the changing nature of the law ADVANCED TRIAL ADVOCACY This upper level course is intended for students interested in pursuing litigation careers This course introduces students to theories and approaches that guide fact analysis persuasion and rhetoric trial planning trial process jury composition evidence advocacy juror addresses witnesses examination and visual persuasion Students practice and master the basic techniques of advocacy at trial including voir dire examination opening statements closing arguments direct examination cross examination exhibit handling offering and objecting to evidence and presenting and combating expert witnesses The focus of the course will be on the development of case strategies and the integration of those strategies to the case trial Emphasis will be on the ability to develop persuasive direct and cross examination of witnesses The students will also learn the effective use of technology in the courtroom The course will be taught through simulation trials Students will be responsible for a full length trial including the pre trial discovery process

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  • Clinics | Pace Law School
    Justice Clinic Investor Rights Clinic Neighborhood Justice Clinic Real Clients Real Cases Solving real world legal problems constitutes an essential step in learning to exercise the professional judgment required to become a lawyer Through the clinical programs at Pace Law School you will have the opportunity to represent clients on actual cases and gain practical experience in dealing with diverse and complex legal situations Working as an attorney you will take front line responsibility and make all decisions under the guidance and supervision of the clinical faculty The hands on experience acquired in the clinics enhances and brings to life the doctrine you learn in other courses All clinics include both casework and required seminars Clinics Offered Pace Law School clinics give you the chance to handle actual cases through Pace s John Jay Legal Services or Environmental Litigation Clinic John Jay Legal Services directed by Professor Margaret M Flint serves as an umbrella for client representation clinical programs in criminal defense disability rights and health law immigration and investor rights As a John Jay Legal Services student intern you will represent clients who otherwise could not obtain legal assistance in both litigation and transactional matters A Student Practice Order

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  • Externships | Pace Law School
    Registrar Bursar Shuttle Bus Schedule Campus Map Departmental Directory Give to Pace Law School Web Mail Pace University Search form Search You are here Home Externships Corporate Law Externship Environmental Law Externship New York Family Court Externship Federal Judicial Extern Honors Program Honors Prosecution Externship International Trade Externship Legal Services Public Interest Health Law Externship Prosecution Externship State Court Judicial Externship Summer Externship Abroad United Nations Environmental Diplomacy Externship Learning from Professionals Pace Law School also offers field placements with legal service providers public interest organizations government agencies and private firms that offer first hand exposure to a professional work environment Externships allow you to gain experience from daily interactions with mentoring attorneys and their colleagues Spending at least 12 hours per week for 14 weeks working under the supervision of legal professionals you will assist with case related tasks and become familiar with administrative and courtroom proceedings Externship opportunities accommodate a wide range of fields and interests including environmental law prosecution of criminal offenses policy and advocacy on behalf of public interest organizations and civil advocacy on behalf of the disadvantaged Regular progress reports from your supervisors participation in weekly seminars and faculty tutorials help you maximize the benefits

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