Criminal Law Simulation (SC)

Section 1, J-Term 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 16/16
Credits: 1

Course Description

Using facts from real cases, students will work through various aspects of prosecuting/defending a real case. Significant time will be spent on analyzing the cases under applicable statutes and drafting memoranda that articulate the likely criminal charges. This class will also cover other considerations for charging decisions, as well as simulating plea bargaining situations.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a memorandum (as prosec/def. counsel assisting case), as well as participate in oral exercises.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: (Criminal Law (6003)) Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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