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Jun 2, 2014 by egeiser
LAW 6634 : Law Students in Court: Criminal Division
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 08:42:03 GMT
Fri, 30 May 2014 19:38:53 GMT
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Law Students in Court: Criminal Division
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Law Students in Court - Crim
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This is a clinical program in pre-trial and trial litigation that offers students the opportunity to develop skills as litigators while representing persons in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Students who participate in the criminal division represent persons charged with misdemeanor offenses, but may also handle some juvenile cases. Under the supervision of clinical instructors, students are responsible for all aspects of litigation: interviewing clients and witnesses, conducting investigations, preparing pleadings, engaging in plea bargaining, and conducting all motions hearings and trials pursuant to the Superior Court's student practice rule. Only third-year students who have completed LAW 6230 and LAW 6360 may participate in the clinic. Students must participate in the program for two consecutive semesters. Seminars are held in the evening. Students must have one day per week available for court appearances and plan to devote approximately 25 hours to the clinic each week. Students may enroll concurrently in this course and LAW 6668 only with permission of both instructors. This course is graded CR/NC for the Fall semester and with letter grades for the Spring semester. (Skills)
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