CRIMINAL LAW MOTION PRACTICE
(LAWD-4015) - 3 UNITS
This is a hands-on workshop in criminal law which uses materials from real cases, including actual police reports and preliminary hearing transcripts. The class instructs students on the substantive law and strategy concerning most major motions made in criminal cases. The
subjects include bail motions, motions to set aside informations and indictments, suppression motions, motions to disqualify judges, Batson/Wheeler motions, and motions to discover police officer misconduct. Students draft and argue motions in class for the prosecution or defense based on actual cases litigated in the criminal justice system.