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Defending the Federal Criminal Defendant

This is the course component of the semester-long integrated externship at the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina (Raleigh) under the supervision of Professor Jim Coleman (Law 641). Professor Jim Coleman and attorney adjunct instructors will provide instruction on Defending the Federal Criminal Defendant. Other members of the faculty and outside guests also may contribute to the instruction. Students will also be permitted to undertake a substantial written research project which could yield up to an additional four credits (LAW 643).


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.