LCL 924 (01) - Advanced Criminal Practice Clinic

Adv Criminal Practice Clinic

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   2  
CRN: 52604
This course is an intensive clinical experience in which students primarily focus on representation of indigent clients accused of felony-level crimes. Students will also have the opportunity to work on a federal criminal case, at the trial and/or appellate level. This advanced clinical course concentrates on the further development of such skills as interviewing and counseling clients, plea negotiation with prosecutors, and trial advocacy. This course also focuses on written advocacy through motions, memoranda, and briefs. Grading is based on multiple factors including communication with clients, pre-trial preparation, plea negotiations, legal writing, trial advocacy, and interactions with the clinical supervisor. Eligibility: Open to 3Ls only. Prerequisite: Criminal Practice Clinic. Course enrollment is limited to 6 students. Course format: clinic. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Melissa Davis

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 Hours Arranged TBA