Introduction to Criminal Prosecution
Course Number: 6930 Credits: 1
This week-long intensive introduction to the Prosecution Field Placement Clinic will prepare students to hit the ground running when they begin work at the State Attorney’s Office. Hands-on focus will include case preparation and strategy, making objections, and presentation of evidence. Understanding prosecutors’ fundamental duty to seek justice, students will learn about alternatives to prosecution, including restorative justice, adverse childhood experiences, and the impact of race, gender and class on the quality of justice.