Law 295 - Criminal Procedure: Adjudication

Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

P. Arenella B. Colgan S. Thaxton


General Course Description:

This course examines how a criminal case advances through the court system. Topics include prosecutorial power and ethical obligations; grand jury, competency, and bail proceedings; jury selection; the rights to effective assistance of counsel and self-representation; rights at trial; plea bargaining; and sentencing. 

This course is designed to complement Law 202 ("Criminal Procedure: Investigation"), Law 711 ("Pre-trial Criminal Litigation"), Law 715 ("Criminal Defense Clinic"), and Law 720 ("Criminal Trial Advocacy"), but those courses are not prerequisites.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Beth Colgan 20F 295 LEC 1 MWR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 4.0 No No
Previous Course Offerings:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Sherod Thaxton 19S 295 LEC 1 MTR 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM 4.0 No No
Sherod Thaxton 20S 295 LEC 1 MTR 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM 4.0 No No