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LAWS 4461 Wrongful Convictions (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This seminar gives students the opportunity to study the phenomenon of wrongful convictions, including the causes of, and possible solutions to, the problem and its significance for the criminal justice system. Readings, films, guest speakers, and discussions provide students with a range of perspectives on the issues. The academic experience is enriched by the students' ability to draw on their clinical and externship experiences

Instructor(s): Sharon Beckman

Prerequisites: Criminal Procedure and Evidence recommended.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17