State Criminal Defense Practicum

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General Enrollment Course
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Experiential Learning
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Course Description

This Practicum will teach law students about the practice of criminal defense, with field placement coordinated with the Allegheny County Public Defender’s office. The class will consist of lecture and class discussions, courtroom observation, and direct in-court participation. This class is open to all students.  Students who have completed Evidence will be required to become Certified Legal Interns, working under the direct supervision of attorneys in the Pretrial and Trial Division of the Public Defender’s Office.  Students who have not completed Evidence will participate in observation and client interaction

Course Offerings 2020-2021

Term Class #
Fall Term 2020-2021 31818



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