* Basic Core
Core criminal law and procedure courses identified as essential by the criminal law faculty for all J.D. students. Criminal justice students should take it in the second year. Other students should take it when convenient; some students even see an advantage to taking the course in their third year.
** Expanded Core
Any student who wants to work in criminal justice should do three things in addition to taking Criminal Procedure:
- take evidence in the second year if possible;
- take trial practice;
- take a criminal clinical (or a summer criminal justice internship.
In addition, students should take other criminal law courses as their schedules permit.
Professional Responsibility is an essential course in all disciplines. It provides the "rules of the road" that lawyers must follow, regardless of their area of expertise.