This Clinic enables students to work directly on Appellant briefs in cases where appeals from serious felony convictions are pending before the Colorado Court of Appeals or Colorado Supreme Court. In addition to instruction by the Clinical Professor, students will have an opportunity to work with an attorney appointed to the case by the Alternate Defense Counsel of Colorado. Instruction in oral advocacy will also be a component of this course. Enrollment is limited to 8.
Meeting Times & Locations:
||1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description: Appellate Advocacy Clinic: This clinical course enables students to work on appellate briefs of criminal cases being handled by attorneys through the Alternate Defense Counsel office of Colorado. Students are assigned to work on the opening brief and prepare for oral argument on at least one specific case during the semester. Instruction in oral and written advocacy will be given. Students are also required to attend and report on at least one oral argument of a criminal case before the Colorado Supreme Court as part of the course requirements. This clinic is offered only in the fall semester of 2010, and enrollment is limited to 8 students. Taught by Adjunct Prof. J. Christopher McKee