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Pamela Alexander

Adjunct Faculty, Hennepin County District Court Judge
Degree
J.D., University of Minnesota
B.A., Augsburg College

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
LAWS 910 - 01 Judicial Externship - T - - - - - 1700 - 1755 MSL 324
CRN: 43131 Instructor: Pamela G. Alexander This course will offer students an opportunity to learn about the judicial process and the role of judges and judicial clerks while under the direct supervision of a state or federal judge or justice. The externship will involve 150 hours of total work over the course of the semester. The 150 hours include time spent in the classroom seminar, on readings and journals and a presentation to the seminar, and on the actual project work assigned by the judge. The externship is demanding in terms of the quality of expected work product and the degree of professionalism required. Judges will expect students to have excellent research, analytical, and writing skills. Judges will also expect students to be able to express their opinions about the issues under consideration. Students must be certain that they are prepared to commit to the work schedule a judge may require for a particular project- the work flow for this externship may be lumpy over the course of the semester. To be eligible for the Judicial Externship, a student must meet the following criteria: (1) The completion of three semesters of law school; (2) Good academic standing; (3) Enrollment at the University of St. Thomas School of Law during the semester immediately preceding the one in which the student expects to enroll in the Judicial Externship; and (4) Other prerequisites as required by the judge or justice.

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
LAWS 910 - 01 Judicial Externship M - - - - - - 1700 - 1755 MSL 324
CRN: 22695 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Pamela G. Alexander This course will offer students an opportunity to learn about the judicial process and the role of judges and judicial clerks while under the direct supervision of a state or federal judge or justice. The externship will involve 150 hours of total work over the course of the semester. The 150 hours include time spent in the classroom seminar, on readings and journals and a presentation to the seminar, and on the actual project work assigned by the judge. The externship is demanding in terms of the quality of expected work product and the degree of professionalism required. Judges will expect students to have excellent research, analytical, and writing skills. Judges will also expect students to be able to express their opinions about the issues under consideration. Students must be certain that they are prepared to commit to the work schedule a judge may require for a particular project- the work flow for this externship may be lumpy over the course of the semester. To be eligible for the Judicial Externship, a student must meet the following criteria: (1) The completion of three semesters of law school; (2) Good academic standing; (3) Enrollment at the University of St. Thomas School of Law during the semester immediately preceding the one in which the student expects to enroll in the Judicial Externship; and (4) Other prerequisites as required by the judge or justice.

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