Criminal Law Clinic



2015 Fall

About This Class

This course gives students the opportunity to experience criminal practice in either prosecution or defense settings under the close supervision of our distinguished practitioner-faculty members. Students will be placed in the prosecution, defense or appellate defense practice settings, and will receive classroom instruction once per week for two hours covering foundational aspects of Vermont criminal. Students will then apply classroom concepts in real criminal cases, working under close supervision of the classroom faculty, Anna Saxman (Vermont Deputy Defender General) David Cahill (Deputy State's Attorney, WRJ) and Brian Marsicovetere (Marsicovetere Law Group, PC) contracted to provide public defender services in Windsor County).
This is a 6 credit course:
2 credit hours of classroom – once a week for 2 hours; and
4 credit hours of clinic work – twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, for a total of 13 hours.
The course will be graded High Pass/Pass/Low Pass/Fail.
Enrollment is limited to 6 students.
This course satisfies the skills requirement.

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