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Criminal Clinic – Defender

Course Number: LAW 6942 Credits: 6

Prerequisites:

  • Evidence(LAW 6330)
  • Criminal Procedure: Adversary System(LAW 6112)
  • Criminal Procedure: Police and Police Practices(LAW 6111)

The Criminal Defense Clinic provides students with an opportunity to defend indigent clients charged with criminal offenses under the direct supervision of a licensed Criminal Defense Attorney. Students will become familiar with court proceedings such as first appearances, bail hearings, arraignments, pleas, jury trials, and sentencing hearings; and will put their understanding of substantive law, procedural rules, constitutional dictates, and advocacy to the test in the complex world of criminal practice.  Clinic Requirements.