Course Information

Course Number

317

Credits

2

JD Graduation Requirements

This course typically satisfies all or some of the following JD graduation requirements:
  • Ethics & Professionalism

Criminal Justice Ethics

The Criminal Justice Ethics course is centered on the law governing lawyers operating in the criminal justice system. It explores some of the critical issues facing lawyers in the roles of defense counsel, prosecutor, judge, etc., and includes several guest speakers and visits to a prison and courthouse. Case studies and problems are drawn from North Carolina cases, including some of the Duke Wrongful Conviction Clinic’s cases of actual innocence.


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.

Sections/Instructors

Theresa Newman
Criminal Justice Ethics 317.01
Fall 2014

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