366 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*

Pre/co-requisites: 
Course Frequency*
Course Areas of Practice

Sections

Spring 2017
2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

366.02 3
  • Group project
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Jamie T. Lau, James E. Coleman, Jr., Theresa A. Newman TBD TBD

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*

Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required
2016
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

366.01 3
  • Group project
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
James E. Coleman, Jr., Theresa A. Newman, Jamie T. Lau TBD TBD TBD

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*

Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

366.02 3 James E. Coleman, Jr., Theresa A. Newman

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*

Pre/Co-requisites

Law 316-Wrongful Convictions or permission of the instructor required.

Enrollment Restrictions
None
2015
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

366.01 3 Theresa A. Newman, James E. Coleman, Jr. TBD TBD TBD
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*

Pre/Co-requisites
Law 316-Wrongful Convictions or permission of the instructor required.
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2014
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

366.01 3 James E. Coleman, Jr., Theresa A. Newman TBD
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*

Pre/Co-requisites
Law 316-Wrongful Convictions or permission of the instructor required.
Enrollment Restrictions
None
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

366.01 3 Theresa A. Newman, James E. Coleman, Jr. TBD TBD TBD
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*

Pre/Co-requisites
Law 316-Wrongful Convictions or permission of the instructor required.
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2013
Spring 2013
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

366.01 3 Theresa A. Newman, James E. Coleman, Jr. TBD
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*

Pre/Co-requisites
Law 316-Wrongful Convictions or permission of the instructor required.
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2012
Spring 2012
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

366.01 3 Theresa A. Newman, James E. Coleman, Jr. TBD TBD TBD
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*

Pre/Co-requisites
Law 316-Wrongful Convictions or permission of the instructor required.
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*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.