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Adv Trial Advcy: Challenges & Obligations of the Prosecutor (LAW-984A-001)
Acosta, Wennar

Meets: 07:00 PM - 08:50 PM (M) - Room 527

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Notices

Pre-req: Crim Pro,

Description

This course seeks to give students an understanding about the daily responsibilities of a prosecutor and the typical challenges that prosecutors face in practice. Topics that will be covered in this course include ethical rules governing the conduct of prosecutors, grand jury practice, analysis required in deciding to prosecute a case, and rules governing discovery requests, as well as other prosecution related trial preparation and presentation issues. This course will be a combination of theory and practice. Students will read cases, statutes and articles defining the prosecutorial role and constitutionally required practices and will work through in class exercises. Criminal Procedure is a prerequisite.

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First Class Readings

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Syllabus

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