366.01 Advanced Issues in Wrongful Convictions

This course builds on the lectures, training, and work of the basic Wrongful Convictions course. Students will form teams to investigate inmates' claims of actual innocence and begin drafting the relevant legal documents, including, where appropriate, Motions for Appropriate Relief, supporting memoranda, other motions, and letters to district attorneys.

*2-4 credits*

Fall 2016

Course NumberCourse CreditsEvaluation MethodInstructorMeeting Day/TimesRoom
Group project(s)
Practical exercises
Live-client representation and case management
Class participation
James E. Coleman, Jr., Theresa A. Newman, Jamie T. Lau
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.366.01.F16
Email list: LAW.366.01.F16@sakai.duke.edu
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