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Spring 2014 - Clin Prog: Actual Innocence

Dowling, Tiffany J

Credit Hours: 3 (Pass/Fail)  Course ID: 397C  Unique # 29765

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
T3:45 - 5:35 pmCCJ 3.310
Exams:  None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must take at least one the following classes concurrently:
29855 - Clin Prog: Prac Skl-Actl Innoc
Clinic - APPLICATION REQUIRED. Application and/or instructions on how to apply for this clinic can be accessed on the web: http://www.utexas.edu/law/sao/academics/apps.html.
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

Description
ACTUAL INNOCENCE CLINIC IS A 6-HR.  CLINIC.  STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR BOTH 397C AND 397D.

Students screen and investigate claims by inmates that they are actually innocent of the offenses for which they are incarcerated.  While investigating cases, students typically interview witnesses, research cases, review trial transcripts, and visit inmates in prison.  The weekly clinic class addresses topics relevant to actual innocence law and procedure.