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Criminal Clinic – State Attorney Field Placement

Course Number: LAW 6942 Credits: 6

Prerequisites:

  • Criminal Procedure: Police and Police Practices (LAW 6111) or Criminal Procedure: Adversary System (LAW 6112)
  • Evidence (LAW 6330)
  • Trial Practice (LAW 6363)

Enrollment by application prior to pre-registration. Internships will normally be in the Gainesville State Attorney’s Office. Internships outside the Gainesville area may be arranged with prior approval of the professor. Course objectives and goals: To familiarize students with all aspects of the art and craft of prosecution. To instill in students an understanding of the ethical requirements of prosecution. To equip students with the skills necessary for rendering satisfactory performance as entry level prosecutors.

Students are also required to enroll in the accompanying 2-credit lab course, taught by law school faculty.