Legal Spanish for Lawyers (taught in Spanish) | L4424

This course will prepare students with basic Spanish proficiency to represent Spanish-speaking clients in the U.S. legal system or to work in Spanish on transnational matters involving Latin America. It will combine one-on-one Spanish immersion instruction with a structured classroom component. The Spanish immersion component will introduce and build on each student’s legal Spanish vocabulary in areas of law likely to require lawyering in Spanish or in areas identified as priorities by the student. The structured classroom component will allow students to practice skills in Spanish, such as client interviewing, intake, and client counseling, through simulations and group exercises.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 2
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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