Mar 04, 2024  
2021-2022 Law Bulletin 
    
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LAW 7033 - Advanced Criminal Prosecution


2 to 3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: LAW 5020 LAW 6010, LAW 7165 or LAW 7167
Description
This is an elective course. This course will give an overview of the law, ethics , and practicalities of prosecution. As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, prosecutors posses tremendous discretion in whether and how to prosecture. This course will explore the practicalities and challenges of exercising that discretion. Topis covered will include: the process of prosecuting a case from start to finish, the evidence code as it applies to prosecution in Georgia, the mechanics of a trial, plea bargaining, and ethical challenges. This discussion will be enhancecy by numerous workshops conducted by current prosecutors putting topics into practice.



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