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About the Section

The Criminal Defense Clinic with Professor Mitchell is a one or two semester clinic which focuses heavily on litigation in criminal legal matters. Students will handle a variety of cases in Criminal Court. Students can expect to spend a significant amount of time in court from the beginning of the semester. Class time will focus on the practical aspects of criminal procedure as well as professional guidance in this area of law.

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Section Success

"Professor Mitchell gives us the autonomy we need to manage our cases as we see fit, yet is always available to offer guidance and direction whenever we need it. I have been given the rare privilege of representing clients who are facing extremely substantial charges. I feel this experience is preparing me well for my future as a Public Defender."

-Alex Bellow, student practitioner supervised by Professor Judson Mitchell

 

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