Jul 23, 2024  
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Capital Punishment Seminar - LAW 6292


Credits Hours: 2

Presents the substantive and procedural rules that govern capital cases in a practical context. Students will become familiar with modern Eighth Amendment doctrine, Arkansas’s capital murder statute, federal habeas corpus, and the American Bar Association Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases. The actual practice of litigating capital cases at all stages will be emphasized, with particular stress on managing the wide-ranging investigations necessary when the death penalty is involved.

Required: Elective
Practice Area: Criminal Law, Public Interest Law



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