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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2014

Clin Prog: Prac Skl-Actl Innoc

Instructor: Dowling, T Credits: 3 - pass/fail Course ID: 397D Unique #29855

No class meeting information is available for this class.
Exams: None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must take at least one the following classes concurrently:
29765 - Clin Prog: Actual 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.