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Spring 2013 - Texas Criminal Procedure: Trial & Beyond

Womack, Paul L

Course ID: 378P  Unique # 29115  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 2:15 pm - 3:05 pm JON 6.206
   Tuesday 2:15 pm - 3:05 pm JON 6.206
   Wednesday 2:15 pm - 3:05 pm JON 6.206
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Midterm Tuesday, January 29    2:15 pm - 3:05 pm          A-Z
3.142 
  Midterm Monday, February 18    2:15 pm - 3:05 pm          A-Z
3.142 
  Midterm Tuesday, March 5    2:15 pm - 3:05 pm          A-Z
3.142 
  Midterm Tuesday, March 26    2:15 pm - 3:05 pm          A-Z
3.142 
  Midterm Monday, April 15    2:15 pm - 3:05 pm          A-Z
3.142 
  Final Thursday, May 2    1:30 pm          A-Z
2.123 
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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