Law 943 Seminar: Criminal Law and Procedure Issues
This seminar focuses on issues in criminal law and procedure. Topics may vary. Topics may include: juvenile delinquency, status offenses, criminal abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and juvenile victims/witnesses. This seminar is designed to fulfill the substantial writing requirement. Students will study scholarly writings, perform in-depth research, and complete a supervised and systematized writing process. By the end of the seminar, each student will become an expert on a discrete issue of choice. Students will also present their work to an audience who will critique their research.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of one upper-level criminal law or criminal procedure course (When the focus is on juvenile justice, completion of either Family Law (Law 915) or Children and the Law (Law 916) is also required).