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Fall 2017
5350 Criminal Procedure: The Adjudication Process - BRALEY/MARTINEZ- 20429

Professor(s): Tim Braley (ADJUNCT)
Abe Martinez (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Criminal Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  MW  Location: 209  BLB

Course Outline: This course focuses on the constitutional and procedural rules applicable to criminal prosecutions, post-investigation. The course will cover arrest, right to counsel, bail and pre-trial detention, charging decisions, grand jury, discovery, trials, plea bargaining, pleas, sentencing, and appellate issues. The course will also cover Department of Justice policies applicable to the charging, pleading, and sentencing phases, among others. Guest speakers will add practical context to concepts presented during the course. The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of criminal procedure and perspective on how the rules work in practice. The text book used during the course will be, “Criminal Procedure, Adjudication,” Second Edition, Aspen Casebook Series, Wolters Kluwer, Erwin Chemersky/Laurie L. Levenson.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 8/22/17

Course Notes:   This course will have a final exam which may include short answer, essay and/or multiple choice questions

Prerequisites:  This class is separate from Criminal Procedure: The Investigative Process – the two courses may be taken separately or at the same time

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/13 6 - 9PM  209 BLB    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: Yes

Course Materials (4/4/2017 11:14:43 AM)

Book(s) Required