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Spring 2011 - Texas Crim Pro: Trial & Beyond

Womack, Paul L

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 378P  Unique # 29350

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
MTW8:30 - 9:20 amTNH 3.129
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Midterm Tuesday, February 22 8:30 am - 9:40 am A-Z
3.140
N/A
Midterm Wednesday, March 9 8:30 am - 9:40 am A-Z
3.140
N/A
Midterm Wednesday, March 30 8:30 am - 9:40 am A-Z
3.140
N/A
Midterm Tuesday, April 19 8:30 am - 9:40 am A-Z
3.140
N/A
Final Wednesday, May 11 8:30 am - A-Z
2.124

Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course is for students who are interested in 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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