Federal Habeas Corpus, Its History & Practice - 2211

Federal Habeas Corpus, Its History & Practice
Class Term:
Fall Term 2020-2021
Catalog Number:
5154
Class Number:
31794
Class Schedule:
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Credits:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Additional Information

The course will be a short course with 12 classes and will be eligible for experiential credit.

Grading Details

Grade will be based on a draft petition, class participation, and a final paper.

 

Description

This course will study the evolution and history of Habeas Corpus and how the writ is utilized in the federal court system today. A federal habeas case gives students an opportunity to apply constitutional law, criminal law and procedure and civil procedure. Students will draft a federal habeas petition as part of the class.

Federal Habeas Corpus, Its History & Practice