Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
 

Advanced Criminal Procedure

534 | 3.0 credits

Description

Emphasis in this course is on the practical aspects of criminal procedure prior to and during trial in California state courts. Included are topics relating to the lawyer's responsibility in a criminal case; arrest, booking, and bail procedures; an examination of the accusatory pleadings; federal and state grand juries; preliminary hearings; motions to suppress; pre-trial discovery; types and consequences of pleas; and the panoply of motions which can be made prior to commencement of trial.

Prerequisites:

Constitutional Criminal Procedure