LCL 917 (01) - Criminal Practice Clinic

Criminal Practice Clinic

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Law (08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   9  
CRN: 12431
The Criminal Practice Clinic is an intensive clinical experience in which students represent indigent clients accused of crimes. This Clinic focuses on courtroom advocacy and the development of client-centered skills. Students interview and counsel clients, engage in plea negotiations with prosecutors, conduct witness examination at hearings, and represent clients in all phases of criminal trials in the circuit and superior courts. Grading is based on student performance during client representation. Grading factors include communication with clients, file organization, case analysis and preparation, hearing/trial advocacy, plea negotiations, and interaction with the clinical supervisor. Eligibility:Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Criminal Procedure. Criminal Procedure may be taken concurrently with Clinic. Recommended courses are: Criminal Law, Trial-Advocacy. Course format: clinic. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade. Pre- or Co-req: LCR 906.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Law Experiential Learning
Instructors: Melissa Davis

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/23/2021 12/17/2021 Hours Arranged TBA