Externship Listings

ID #120
SubtypePhiladelphia Court of Common Pleas - Criminal
CourtPhiladelphia Court of Common Pleas
Judge titleJudge, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
Judge first nameThe Honorable Scott
Judge last nameDiClaudio
First line of addressJustice Juanita Kidd Stout Center
Second line of addressSuite 1203
DutiesStudents will review case fiing submitted by public defenders and prosecutors, observe waiver trials in addition to motion and sentencing hearings and review and input sentencing analyses to determine compliance with state sentencing guidelines and statutes. Interns/Externswill learn about sentending issues in order to determine adherence to the Pennsylvania Sentencing Guidelines promulgated by the Pennsylvania Sentencing Commission and state statutory requirements. Also, a student will observe courtroom procedure and learn substantive legal principals utillized in court by the Philadelphia public defenders and prosecutors.
Agency descriptionJudge DiClaudio issues rulings on pre-trial criminal motions and bench trrials in both waiver and major cases in Philadelplhia's Northwest, Central and East Divisions and disposes of well over 1,000 cases each year and handles a multitude of sentencing and violation of probation hearings.
Time requirementsTBD
Position requirementsCriminal Law Course
Writing sample requiredno
Number of students requested2
Supervisor salutationMs
Supervisor first nameJessica
Supervisor last nameAmoroso
Supervisor tagEsq.
Supervisor titleJudicial Law Clerk
Contact salutationMs
Contact first nameJessica
Contact last nameAmoroso
Contact tagEsq.
Contact titleJudicial Law Clerk
Contact phone215-683-7026

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