Spring 2017 Course Schedule

Criminal Procedure II (LAW-628-001)
Brent Newton

Meets: 06:00 PM - 08:40 PM (Th) - Yuma - Room Y401

Enrolled: 44 / Limit: 65

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Pre-requisite: Criminal Procedure I (LAW-508)


Advanced study in the commencement of formal proceedings, the adversary system, trial, sentencing, and appeals (“bail to jail”). Topics include bail; decision whether to prosecute; grand jury proceedings; preliminary hearings; speedy trial; guilty pleas and plea bargains; discovery and jury trials; prosecutorial misconduct; the Confrontation Clause and Compulsory Process Clauses; double jeopardy; capital and non-capital sentencing; and direct and habeas corpus appeals. The grade in this course will be based primarily on a final examination, although class participation may also increase your grade.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

Pages 2-48 in our casebook, Yale Kamisar et al., Modern Criminal Procedure (American Casebook Series, 14th ed., 2015)


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