Advanced Issues in Wrongful Convictions

This course builds on the lectures, training, and work of the basic Wrongful Convictions course. Students will form teams to investigate inmates' claims of actual innocence and begin drafting the relevant legal documents, including, where appropriate, Motions for Appropriate Relief, supporting memoranda, other motions, and letters to district attorneys.

*2-4 credits*

Course Number: 
366
Course Credits: 
Course Types: 
Seminar
Course Learning Outcomes: 
(d) Other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal profession

 

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.