Attorney General - Antitrust

Credit: 4 credits
Number of Positions: 1

Students externing in the Antitrust branch of the Attorney General's office assist in the investigation and prosecution of antitrust violations. Students engage in pretrial investigations through the division's civil investigative authority and formal discovery. Students participate in case planning sessions, and also participate in and atend settlement negotiations. Because of the complexity of the division's caseload, students are not assigned primary responsibility for cases.

Prerequisites: Students must have successfully completed Evidence and Antitrust Law. Students are not certified pursuant to the Student Practice Rule.

Recommended Courses: Florida Civil Practice or Civil Pretrial Practice.

Selection Process: The selection process is handled by the faculty supervisor in conjunction with the Attorney General's Office. Selection is based on the student applicant's overall record, courses, grades, career goals, expected graduation date, and other externships taken. The selected student must complete the Attorney General Internship Program Application.

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