LAW7644 - Criminal Procedure, Advanced

LAW7644 - Criminal Procedure, Advanced

Course Number: 

7644

Type: 

Lecture

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite:

Criminal Procedure (Law 7645)

This course covers areas of criminal procedure often not addressed in basic criminal procedure courses, including appellate challenges to the sufficiency of evidence, double jeopardy, collateral estoppel in criminal cases, severance, joinder, the constitutional right to present a defense, confrontation of adverse witnesses, discovery, overcoming the psychiatric privilege, fair trial/free press issues and the implications arising from the denial of counsel to an indigent criminal defendant. Students brief, argue and decide substantive criminal procedure questions as part of small law firms.