Post-Conviction Relief Workshop (2 Credits) LAW 1001

ALSV Workshop providing hands on experience in post-conviction DNA litigation. Students will learn the legal and scientific principles necessary to litigate post-conviction DNA cases. They review transcripts of real, and sometimes pending, DNA cases, identify potential DNA issues, and draft Motions for Post-Conviction DNA testing. While most in-class discussion focuses on the law in these post-conviction proceedings and the relevant scientific evidence issues, students also learn file maintenance, fact-finding techniques, and appellate practice skills. The workshop is limited to twelve students.