Below is a brief outline of the Charleston School of Law Academic Catalog. Click the + sign to see the linked list under each heading. You can also click on the top tabs to see a complete list under each heading tab. A complete list of content under each heading is found in the Detailed Academic Catalog Guide Outline.
Faculty Research Assistant 995 (1 credit hour) graded Pass/Fail
Students may earn academic credit as Research Assistants (RA) for full-time faculty members at the Charleston School of Law upon selection by a faculty member and subject to certain qualifications and requirements listed below.
Students must have satisfactorily completed one academic calendar year and be in good academic standing.
Students may only use 4 credits from the course towards the required number of credits for graduation. This course may not be used to satisfy the Upper-Level Writing Requirement, the Skills Requirement, or the Drafting Course Requirement.
Students selected to be a Research Assistant must register for the course by no later than the last day of the add/drop period for that semester or session, using the specific registration form available from the Office of the Registrar. Faculty-sponsors must also sign this form during the registration period. No faculty member may have more than 2 research assistants per semester, except with the permission of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs..
Legal Research, Analysis and Writing Teaching Fellow 656 (1 credit) graded Pass/fail
Students may earn academic credit as Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing (LRAW) Teaching Fellows (TFs) for LRAW faculty members at the Charleston School of Law, upon selection by an LRAW professor, and subject to certain qualifications and requirements listed below:
TFs will assist their LRAW professor in the conduct of the 1L Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing class. Under the supervision of the LRAW faculty, and without pay, TFs may draft and review problems, critique students on objective standards, provide instruction on research and Bluebook. Course requirements include:
To be eligible for selection as a Teaching Fellow, a student must:
Students selected to be a Teaching Fellow must register for the course during the registration period for that particular semester or session, using the specific “Registration for Academic Credit as an LRAW Teaching Fellow.” Eligible students are expected to serve for two consecutive semesters, but must register for credit for each semester.
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