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Judicial Externship Program

In the Judicial Externship Program, J.D. students work directly for federal or state judges, where they gain immeasurable experience in research and writing and courtroom observation. LL.M. students may be eligible for the program on a case‐by-case basis.

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Academic Credit

Applying to the Judicial Externship Program

Students should first secure their position at a court prior to applying for academic credit through the Judicial Externship Program.

For more information regarding the Judicial Externship Program, please contact Professor Erma Bonadero at ecbonade@central.uh.edu.

Semesters

Credit Hours

Grading

UHLC's Prerequisites

Fall; Spring

2-6

Pass / Fail

Completed 1L year; good academic standing

Summer 1 (entire Summer)

2-6

Pass / Fail

Completed 1L year; good academic standing

Summer 2; 4 (5-week sessions)

2-3

Pass / Fail

Completed 1L year; good academic standing

Placements may have additional specific prerequisites.

Judicial Internship Program Application        Guidelines for Academic Credit