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    Dec 02, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog
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LAW 947 - Prosecution Externship

6 Credit Hours
Supervised fieldwork requiring substantial responsibility for the prosecution of criminal cases in state or federal courts. Externship students will attend classes about practical lawyering skills and state and federal practice, procedure, and substantive criminal law. Each student will work under the direct supervision of a full-time, experienced prosecutor as well as other professional prosecutors in the office. May assist in the investigation of crimes, the interview and preparation of witnesses, drafting of relevant documents, negotiation and formal presentation of guilty pleas, presentation of cases to the grand jury and representation of the government in preliminary hearings or trials.
Credit Restriction: May not be taken concurrently with 905, 948, or 949. May not be taken if student has previously taken 948.
(DE) Prerequisite(s): 813.
(DE) Corequisite(s): 814.
Comment(s): Third-year standing required; second-semester second-year students may be eligible by waiver, space permitting.
Registration Restriction(s): Law students only.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.



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