899 Criminal Practice Skills (3)
Criminal Practice Skills teaches the fundamental skills utilized in criminal proceedings including: pre-charge investigation; charging decisions; pleadings in criminal cases; discovery; interaction with defendants, their families, and victims; interviewing witnesses; motion practice; plea negotiations; development of case theory and trial strategies; sentencing; and post-trial matters. Students will engage in “on-your feet” exercises and draft litigation documents, such as charging documents and pre-trial motions. Emphasis will be given to ethics and professional responsibility of attorneys involved in criminal practice.
Enrollment is limited to 16 students.