Categories: Criminal Law
Instructor(s) Pray, John, Lichstein, Byron, Alderman, Kimberly
This is the classroom component of a clinical offering of the Frank J. Remington Center. Students in the project work under clinical faculty supervision on cases appointed by the State Public Defender providing representation to criminal defendants on direct appeal of their convictions and sentences. Along with work on actual cases, the project includes a classroom component in which students study the appeals process, client-centered representation, and persuasive advocacy. Students must commit to continue in the Spring for at least 3 credits. The Spring portion is separately listed as "Appellate Advocacy II."
Students are required to concurrently enroll in the appropriate section of Law 854, the clinical work component of the Criminal Appeals Project.