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Anatomy of a Federal Trial: The Prosecution and Defense Perspective (formerly Federal Criminal Trial Strategy: The Prosecution and the Defense Perspective)
J.D. Seminar 1167 | 2 credit hours
This course will be an in-depth analysis of the investigation and trial of a federal white collar criminal case led by an experienced criminal defense attorney and an experienced prosecutor who faced each other in the courtroom during the trial of a former executive of Enron Corporation. This course will use a hypothetical case study based on the Enron trial the instructors conducted against each other beginning at the investigative stage through the charging stage and continuing through trial and sentencing.
Prerequisite: Criminal Justice (or Democracy and Coercion) or Criminal Procedure. Recommended: Prior or concurrent enrollment in Evidence.
Students may not receive credit for both this class and Federal Investigations and Prosecutions or Role of the Federal Prosecutor.