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Summer I 2020
5297 Criminal Trial Process - BRALEY- 18731

Professor(s): Tim Braley (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Criminal Law 

Time: 6:00p-9:00p  TH  Location:  

Course Outline: If UH mandates during this term that alternate delivery of courses is required, as occurred during Spring of 2020, please note that this course will either be: (1) delivered via distance education and/or primarily electronic interaction; or (2) cancelled due to the adjunct instructor’s constraints as to teaching in that mode.

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.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

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

The text book used during the course will be, “Criminal Procedure, Adjudication,” Third Edition, Aspen Casebook Series, Wolters Kluwer, Erwin Chemersky/Laurie L. Levenson.

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: 08/06 6-9pm      

This course will have:
Exam: Yes

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (5/29/2020 11:11:23 AM)

Book(s) Required