Criminal Procedure: The Adjudicative Process

This course and Criminal Procedure: The Investigative Process are a study of the legal rules governing the operation of the criminal justice system from investigation to trial. Among the topics included in this course are: the right to counsel, transcripts and other aids; discovery and the failure of the state to disclose; pretrial publicity and change of venue; the right to a speedy trial; plea bargaining and guilty pleas; the right to a jury trial and problems of jury selection; ineffective assistance of counsel; sentencing; entrapment; double jeopardy; hearings into probable cause; and pretrial release.

Course Information
Course #: LAW 344
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Elective
Area of Study: Criminal Litigation, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Credit Hours: Three credit hours.