Lewis & Clark students can choose from a broad range of courses in the area of criminal law, including unique offerings like terrorism and national security law, complex federal crimes, environmental enforcement, wrongful convictions, and crime victim advocacy.

Certificate in Criminal Law

Students who have a specific interest in the study and practice of criminal law have the opportunity to pursue a specialized Certificate in Criminal Law by focusing their upper-division courses in this area. The certificate recognizes successful completion of a set of courses in criminal law and procedure. Students pursuing the certificate much complete the required courses, an elective course, and a practical skills course with an overall satisfactory grade point average. 

Criminal Law Courses

These are the classes that have been taught over the last three years. Note that some classes are not taught every year.

Level 1: Certificate Required Courses

Level 2: Elective Courses

Level 3: Advocacy/Practical Skills/Externship Courses