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LAW 0714: Criminal Defense Advocacy: Camden Public Defender
Fall 2018 • Section F21 • CRN 27584

Course Description

After orientation, including a study of legal foundations and techniques for defense of persons charged with criminal offenses, students participate in the representation of defendants including the investigation, brief preparation and trial of motions. Students are assigned to individual trial teams. Where possible, efforts will be made to accommodate students with interests in particular areas of criminal defense work. The clinical course includes a weekly classroom component on Wednesday from 3:30-5:30PM.  Court participation is encouraged.


Schedule

Day/Time Location Note
W 1:30-3:30 PM TBA The classroom component will be held at the Camden Public Defender's Office in Camden, NJ.

Additional Time Requirements

Classroom component of this clinic meets Wednesday afternoons. Students are expected to work 9 hours a week including the classroom component. Students will determine schedule.

Course Details

Instructors
  • Diane Depietropaolo Price
  • Timothy Wright
Credit Hours

3 Credits

Seats/Capacity

8

Course Type
  • External Clinic
Course Modality

Classroom

Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • Experiential/Professional Skills

Registration Info

Registration Notes

The classroom component will be held from 3:30-5:30 on Wednesday at the Camden Public Defender's Office in Camden, NJ.

Pre-Requisites

You must have completed the following courses before enrolling in this course:

  • LAW 0460 (Trial Advocacy I ) or LAW 0558 (Introduction to Trial Advocacy)
  • LAW 0532 (Criminal Procedure I)
  • LAW 0540 (Evidence) (C or better)

Book List/Materials