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E-451 – Seminar – Death Penalty


2 Credits

Overview of modern American death penalty law with a special focus on Georgia law and procedure. Topics will include legal issues relevant exclusively to the death penalty and general criminal law issues that figure prominently in death penalty litigation. All stages of death penalty litigation, including pre-trial procedure, pre-trial appeal, the two phases of trial, direct appeal, state habeas corpus, federal habeas corpus, and final appeals will be addressed. Prerequisites: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Criminal Procedure. Limited to 20 students