The primary goal of this course is to provide students with practice-oriented writing assignments through which they will apply knowledge acquired in Criminal Procedure, Pretrial. Students will draft client correspondence, client interview questions, questions for direct examination, motions to suppress evidence, professional memoranda, and an appellate brief. Finally, students will make oral arguments based on their appellate briefs. In addition to honing students’ written and oral communication skills, the course should reinforce the students’ knowledge of the substantive law of criminal procedure.
This is an elective course.