LAW 295

Criminal Procedure: Adjudication


Constitutional & Public Law, Criminal Justice, Critical Race Studies

This course examines how a criminal case advances through the court system. Topics include prosecutorial power and ethical obligations; grand jury, competency, and bail proceedings; jury selection; the rights to effective assistance of counsel and self-representation; rights at trial; plea bargaining; and sentencing. This course is designed to complement Law 202 ("Criminal Procedure: Investigation"), Law 711 ("Pre-trial Criminal Litigation"), Law 715 ("Criminal Defense Clinic"), and Law 720 ("Criminal Trial Advocacy"), but those courses are not prerequisites.

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