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295.5D sec. 1 - Death Penalty Clinic (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Ty Alper  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
Instructor: Bidish Sarma  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
Instructor: Elisabeth A. Semel  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 4-6

The Death Penalty Clinic is counsel or co-counsel for several individuals who are under a death sentence, and sometimes serves as counsel in additional litigation, such as litigation at the trial stage and as counsel for amici curiae in capital cases in state and federal courts. Students enrolled in the Death Penalty Clinic work under the supervision of Elisabeth Semel, Clinical Professor of Law and the Director and Ty Alper, Clinical Professor of Law and Associate Director; and with a paralegal and investigators who are members of the legal teams assigned to individual cases. Enrollment is limited to students who applied and were accepted for enrollment by the clinic's faculty. Students must enroll for a minimum of 4 units.

Law 241 Evidence, Law 220.6 Constitutional Law, Law 231 Criminal Procedure: Investigations

Exam Notes: None
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Clinicals
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Advocacy Skills Courses
Criminal Law
Litigation and Procedure
Social Justice and Public Interest

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