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Spring 2008 - Texas Criminal Procedure: Trial & Beyond

Womack, Paul L

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 378P  Unique # 28235

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TWTH9:30 - 10:20 amTNH 3.124
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Midterm Wednesday, January 30 9:30 am - A-Z
3.124
N/A
Midterm Tuesday, February 19 9:30 am - A-Z
3.124
N/A
Midterm Wednesday, March 5 9:30 am - A-Z
3.124
N/A
Midterm Wednesday, March 26 9:30 am - A-Z
3.124
N/A
Midterm Tuesday, April 15 9:30 am - A-Z
3.124
N/A
Final Friday, May 9 1:30 pm - A-Z
2.123
2.123
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course is for students who are considering practicing criminal law or who would like to learn state law of criminal procedure for the bar exam.  The law comes from the Texas constitution, statutes, court rules, and appellate decisions.  The course begins with a look at the structure of the Texas system of courts and trials.  After considering preservation of error, the course moves through the judicial process:  jury selection, trial procedure, charge of the court, argument, punishment hearing, probation, appeal, guilty plea, habeas corpus, and capital procedures.  Grades are based on five (or more) objective exams, most of which are taken during class meetings.  There is not a "final exam" that covers the entire course.

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