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Summer 2017
LAW731  A  WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS

Course Description
The course will examine the criminal justice system from the point of view of innocence persons convicted of crimes. Students will examine the causes of and proposed remedies for wrongful conviction and analyze the legal principles associated with identifying and litigating innocence claims. Topics include the leading causes of wrongful convictions and postconviction claims and remedies in both the state and federal system. This course may be taken alone or as the co-requisite for the Miami Law Innocence Clinic.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
05-23-2017 - 07-11-2017   T  10:00 AM-1:00 PM F108

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Exam
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Criminal Law - Specialized
Social Justice - Specialized
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

TROCINO, CRAIG


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: ctrocino@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-8201
Office: Legal Services