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LAWS 8887 BC Innocence Program Externship (Fall/Spring: 4 )

Course Description

BCIP Program Overview: Students enrolled in the BCIP study the problem of wrongful convictions and provide pro bono legal assistance to prisoners who maintain their innocence. Students in the program choose from a menu of supervised experiential educational opportunities (including both an in-house clinic at the Law School and externship placements at the New England Innocence Project and the Committee for Public Counsel Services) and bring those experiences to bear on their studies in the spring semester Wrongful Convictions course taught by Professor Beckman.

Instructor(s): Charlotte Whitmore
Sharon Beckman

Prerequisites: Criminal Procedure and Evidence recommended.

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Last Updated: 29-Aug-17