Field Components

Students must enroll for credit in all field components and in any course or seminar which the faculty member supervising the field component feels the student must take as a condition of participating in the field component. Audits are not permitted in either the field component or in any required course or seminar associated with the field component.

LAW-778 Federal Regulatory Process Field Component (2-3 hrs.) Interns selected for this course are assigned for 15 hours per week to senior-level attorneys who are lecturers in the federal regulatory process course; to participate in rule making, agency hearings, and public policy sessions; and to do directed research in the supervisor's area of concentration.

LAW-784 Securities Field Component (2-3 hrs.) The field component is open to selected students who have completed Business Associations (LAW-611) and Securities Regulation (LAW-612) and who are enrolled in any of the securities seminars. Students work on problems with attorneys in the various divisions of the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as in the General Counsel's Office. In addition to the assigned work, instruction is given by staff attorneys of the SEC. A minimum of 10 to 15 hours work per week at the SEC is required.

LAW-785 Commodity Futures Trading Field Component (2-3 hrs.) The field component is open to selected students who are enrolled in the Seminar in Regulation of Commodity Futures Markets (LAW-743) or who have already completed the seminar. Selection is by arrangement with the professor. Students work with attorneys in the various divisions of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as well as in the General Counsel's office. A series of seminars is held at the CFTC in conjunction with the assigned work. A minimum of 10 to 15 hours work per week at the CFTC is required.