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641 - Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
Professor: Alan C. Michaels
Semester: 2009 Autumn
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
Means of Assessment: Exam
This course studies the process of the criminal justice system from after the time of arrest through trial and verdict. Topics covered will include the right to counsel, the charging process, pretrial detention, discovery, pleas, trials, and double jeopardy. Trial issues include many subtopics, such as the right to a speedy trial, jury selection, and the right to effective assistance of counsel. This course is entirely separate from Criminal Procedure: Investigation and from Criminal Punishment and Sentencing, and can be taken with or without those courses.
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