This is a clinical course that places students with a prosecuting or defending trial agency in the criminal justice system. Criminal Clinic I has a two hour per week classroom component that provides simulations, lectures and discussions in the most common areas of criminal practice.
Prerequisites: Evidence, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure I and Lawyering Skills II.
Recommended but not Required: Criminal Procedure II. Criminal Clinic II hours are all utilized in placement.
To Apply: Criminal Clinic registration deadlines and materials differ from other clinics. To enroll, students must complete and return an essay application form with requested documents during the posted period, obtain the approval of the Criminal Clinic professor and obtain a placement prior to enrollment.