This course integrates substantive law covered in the basic criminal law and criminal procedure courses, with a focus on practical litigation aspects of those subjects. The course offers a comprehensive overview of criminal litigation through a variety of skills exercises. The course should prove useful for any student interested in a career in criminal law, or in complex litigation in general.
Note: Prior or simultaneous enrollment in Evidence (140 or 140B) and in a criminal law-related externship is strongly recommended but not required. Prior or simultaneous enrollment in Trial Advocacy may also be helpful but is not required.