Federal Criminal Practice: Federal Defender
Spring 2023 • Section S21
• CRN 27460
In this live client experiential program, students will learn about federal criminal practice in The Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Through course work and working with Federal Defenders, students will write motions to suppress, conduct research and help in trial preparation for the myriad of criminal cases currently in the federal system. This program involves exposure to high profile cases within the Eastern District, direct contact with clients, court observation and analysis of topical issues in criminal justice.
|M 5:00-7:00 PM||TBA||Federal Defender's Office|
Additional Time Requirements
Students must complete a minimum of 10 hours each week of the semester of experiential work, classroom learning, or out of class assignments.
Students must be vaccinated to participate in this clinic.
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)
You may not register for this course if you are enrolled in or have already taken the following:
- LAW 0724 (Federal Criminal Practice: United States Attorney)
No book purchases are required or recommended for this course.