Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021


PLST 402 901 (CRN: 24366)


Department: Politics Law Social Thought
Instructor: Werth, Robert J.
Meeting: 6:00PM - 8:00PM M FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Internship/Practicum
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required) Instructor Permission Required
Section Enrolled: 19
Enrollment data as of: 17-AUG-2022 9:33PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM U TBA TBA
Description: Students will participate in a semester-long practicum with a sitting judge (federal, or Texas appellate) in Houston. This program is designed to give select Rice undergraduates a broad and practical introduction to what lawyers do in court and how judges and the law clerks who work with them think about the questions they are asked to resolve. Students must have completed at least 9 credit hours in a humanities or social sciences discipline for course eligibility. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PLST 402 if student has credit for HUMA 401/SOSC 406.