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Public Service and Community Engagement Track

Government Concentration

Concentration Advisor: Professor Jan Levine

In addition to completing Constitution Law I and II, students wishing to fulfill the Government and Public Interest Concentration – Public Service and Community Engagement Track must complete four additional courses in the upper level curriculum, as follows:

Required Course

Administrative Law

Elective Courses

Choose three additional courses from below:

Simulation Courses

Pennsylvania Legislative Process Simulation

Clinics and Externships

Family Law Clinic
Federal Litigation Clinic*
Government Externship
High-credit Externship*
Juvenile Defender Clinic
Non-profit Externship*
Pennsylvania Innocence Project
Public Defender Adult Program
Public Defender Juvenile Program
Summer Intensive General Externship*
Urban Development Practicum*
Veterans Clinic

Upper-Level Writing Courses

Advanced Legal Writing: Legal Drafting
Animal Law
Directed Research*
Election Law
Environmental Justice Seminar
Pennsylvania State Constitutional Law

Other Courses

Children and the Law
Civil Rights Litigation*
Employment Discrimination 
Family Law
Food Law & Policy

* Requires approval of Concentration Advisor after consultation with faculty member supervising the clinic/externship/paper