2/3 Credits (Elective)
Examines the legal issues that arise in the various stages of criminal adjudication, including standards for pretrial release, prosecutorial discretion, the right to a speedy trial, discovery, pleading, restraints on publicity, the right of confrontation, jury composition, sentencing, double jeopardy, and collateral attack. When appropriate, the effect of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure are studied. Prerequisites or corequisites: Criminal Procedure I and Evidence. Please check the most recent course registration information to determine if this course meets the Experiential Education/Professional Skills Requirement.