Criminal Law Concentration
Criminal law and procedure is a fascinating area of study, preparing students for a wide range of career paths after graduation. Western New England University School of Law alumni work in all facets of the criminal justice system, as prosecutors and defense attorneys, in government and private practice. The Concentration requires courses in criminal procedure and evidence, as well as additional courses in electives such as International Criminal Justice, White Collar Crime, Post-Conviction Rights, and Juvenile Justice. Students in the Concentration must complete a practical skills component, which can be fulfilled through a simulation course or the School of Law's Criminal Law Clinic.
Criminal Procedure: Investigation (description)
Criminal Procedure: Adjudication (description)
Note: Student must successfully complete Criminal Law as a prerequisite for this concentration.
*Additional Courses: student must select at least two of these courses:
Post Conviction Rights and Procedures (description)
Federal Criminal Law
White Collar Crime (description)
Juvenile Justice (description)
Law and Terrorism (description)
International Criminal Justice (description)
Forensic Evidence (description)
Gender & Criminal Justice (description)
Criminal Pretrial-Practice (description)
Practice Component: student must take at least one of the following:
Criminal Law Clinic (description)
Criminal Procedure Simulation QWC (description)
Criminal Appellate Advocacy QWC
*Note: Some courses will not be offered every Academic Year.