criminal defense, practice advocacy, ethics, trial skills, comparative criminal law
LAWS 6079 - Criminal Defense Clinic
Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
Provides thorough grounding in problems of criminal defense. Students defend indigent misdemeanants. Develops working knowledge of courtroom skills, advocacy and evidence presentation. Concludes with full mock trial.
LAWS 6109 - Trial Advocacy
Focuses on voir dire, opening statement, direct examination of witnesses and cross examination.
LAWS 7023 - Jury Selection and History
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
Studies the history of the jury from ancient times through the implications of Apprendi, the grand jury from the time of Henry II through modern federal practice, and current jury selection procedures, both federal and Colorado, both civil and criminal. Experienced trial attorneys will work with students to demonstrate jury selection.