This course covers the historical, philosophical and legal foundations of the U.S. juvenile court system and its operation.
Under the supervision of experienced faculty, students fully engage all facets of client-centered juvenile practice. Together with a multidisciplinary team, students represent children in child welfare matters filed in Manhattan Family Court.
This course covers legal history and how lawyers are involved in social change.
This course helps students refine research skills, learn shortcuts, and develop cost-effective and efficient research strategies for criminal law related projects.
This course focuses on methods for researching case law, constitutional law, statutes, and regulations in federal and state jurisdictions.
This course introduces students to advanced legal research techniques using both the latest computer technology and book resources.
This writing and research course is designed for students who are interested in improving their memo and brief writing skills.
This course explores the relationship between mental disability and the criminal trial process.
This course focuses on the investigation, prosecution, and defense of today’s organized and white-collar criminal cases.
This course examines the theories and practical realities of police regulation, exploring assumptions about the police function, policy implications for criminal law, the balance between police power and constitutional protections, and more.