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09/08/2017
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How do you get from law school to City Hall (or the State House)? With a lot of passion, persistence and hard work, a group of six alumni told a sizeable audience of mostly 1Ls on Thursday. The...

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Each year, the Marine Affairs Institute takes RWU Law students on an educational cruise on Narragansett Bay. This trip helps first year students  better understand many of the marine and maritime issues affecting Rhode Island and New England.



Criminal Procedure: Adjudication

Course Number: 
LAW.862
Credits: 
3

This course is an analysis of selected and evolving criminal justice issues arising under the 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th amendments to the U.S. Constitution.  The course covers the criminal justice process from the prosecutor’s decision to charge the suspect to sentencing, including pre-trial proceedings and trial.  Within this context, emphasis is placed on the workings of the advocacy system, prosecution and defense functions.