Homicide Prosecution (LAW-984-001)
Carlos Acosta, Amy Bills
Pre-requisites or Co-Requisites: Criminal Procedure (LAW 508), Evidence (LAW 633), and either Criminal (LAW 694) or Civil Trial Advocacy (LAW 695) or the Criminal Justice Clinic's prosecution clinic (LAW 761).
This course focuses on a prosecutor’s role in a gang homicide case from the discovery of the victim up to and through prosecution and sentencing of co-defendants. Students are exposed to the day-to-day work of local prosecutors and essential skills and motions filed by prosecutors in the context of a gang homicide case. Criminal Procedure, Evidence, and either Criminal or Civil Trial Advocacy or the Criminal Justice Clinic’s prosecution clinic are co-requisites for this course.
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