LCL 917 (01) - Criminal Practice Clinic

Criminal Practice Clinic

Law   Franklin Pierce School of Law :: Clinical (LAW)
Credits: 3.0
Term: Summer 2022 - Law (05/23/2022 - 08/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 71001
The Criminal Practice Clinic is an intensive clinical experience in which students represent indigent clients accused of crimes. This Clinic focuses on the development of client-centered skills in representing clients through all stages of their case. Students manage a client?s file, 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. The course requires a minimum of 9 hours each week working on client?s cases in the clinic, meeting with clients, or attending court sessions. Grading is based on student performance during client representation. Grading factors include communication with clients, file organization, case analysis and preparation, 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. Co-enrollment with Criminal Practice Class is required. Course enrollment is limited to 8 students. Course format: clinic. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Melissa Davis

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
5/23/2022 8/12/2022 Hours Arranged TBA