Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAW 796 Criminal Procedure: Adjudication



Course Description

This course examines the constitutional basis of criminally accused persons' post-arrest rights, in the context of, e.g.: bail and pretrial release, discovery, the right to counsel, guilty pleas, burdens and standards of proof, selection and composition of the jury, confrontation, effective assistance of counsel, jury instructions, double jeopardy, and other rights incident to criminal trials, appeals, and collateral review. Completion of LAW 706 Criminal Procedure: Investigation is NOT a prerequisite to enroll in this course. Students taking this course may not enroll in LAW 784 Criminal Procedure: Survey.