5024/5025 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, CB# 3380
FIRST SESSION, 2017
For further information, address inquiries to: Registrar, 919-962-1249, School of Law, CB# 3380, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599‑3380.
LAW 267T Advanced Legal Research (3). This course will offer students the opportunity to expand their skills in using primary and secondary legal sources in the context of legal practice. The course covers a range of topics, including statutory and case law research, practice materials, specialized topical resources and cost effective research strategies. Upon completion of this course, students will have gained experience formulating efficient research methodologies and evaluating sources of legal information in various formats. Course grades will be based on a series of research assignments and class participation.
LAW 206.1 Criminal Procedure Investigation (3). The scope and limitations of permissible law enforcement conduct in the investigation of crime, with particular focus on the constitutional limits established by the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments. Principal areas of coverage include search and seizure, police interrogation, and procedures for the identification of suspects.
LAW 242T Evidence (3). A comprehensive survey course, Evidence introduces students to all major aspects of the Federal Rules of Evidence through the problem-based method. The course covers the following topics: real and demonstrative evidence, relevancy, character evidence, expert and scientific evidence, examination of witnesses, credibility and impeachment, competency, hearsay, the Confrontation clause, and privileges. The focus of this course will be on the practical application of the rules of evidence in the courtroom.
LAW 402 Externship Program (5). The Summer Externship Program runs from May 15 (3-hour required orientation) through June 30. Rising 2Ls and rising 3Ls enrolled in the Summer Program earn 5 pass/fail units of credit. Students work on site at their externship 32 hours per week; submit weekly journals and time sheets; attend individual conferences with their faculty supervisor; and attend weekly class meetings (held on Fridays). In addition, students are required to attend the Monday, May 15, orientation program and one field trip TBA.
SECOND SESSION, 2017
No course offerings.