Oregon Criminal Law: Arrest to Sentence

Oregon Criminal Law: Arrest to Justice - Professor Conor Huseby

  • Course Number: LAW-521
  • Course Type: Foundational AND Experiential
  • Credits: 2
  • Enrollment Limit: 20
  • Description: Students will learn the practical and legal reality of criminal law in Oregon by working through a hypothetical case from arrest to sentencing. Like a real case, students will learn more about the case each week. Each week will force students to address new issues in the case and Oregon law. Students will be assigned a role to play each week (either prosecution or defense). The hypothetical case will highlight differences in Oregon law as compared to federal law. Students will also explore common ethical issues that arise in the practice of criminal law in Oregon.
  • Prerequisite: Criminal Procedure I; plus Criminal Law I or Criminal Procedure II
  • Evaluation Method: Three writing assignments over the semester; class participation in discussions and activities
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no