Course Detail
Course Components:
This course will cover post-conviction remedies, state and federal, including post-conviction motions and habeas corpus as well as judicial proceedings to prove actual innocence. Students will learn how to investigate cases of actual innocence using both forensic scientific evidence and other compelling evidence of innocence. The course will also provide students with a review of the criminal justice system from the innocence prospective. This year-long graded course must be taken during both Fall and Spring Semesters and is open only to students registered for the Innocence Clinic or with instructor permission.