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Randolph N. Stone : Courses and Seminars

Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project Clinic
LAWS 90217
(++, A, SKLL, CLN)The Project provides law and social work students the supervised opportunity to represent children and young adults accused of crime in juvenile and adult criminal court. Representation includes addressing the social, psychological and educational needs of our clients and their families. In addition to direct representation, students are involved in policy reform and public education including work with coalitions on issues of juvenile life without parole, youth violence, mass incarceration, and the collateral consequences of conviction.
Autumn 2016
Herschella G. Conyers, Randolph N. Stone
Intensive Trial Practice Workshop
LAWS 81009
(++, BID, SKLL, SIM)This is a required class for participation in the Exoneration Project Clinic and Civil Rights - Police Accountability Clinic. This class is strongly recommended for participation in the Employment Law Clinic, Criminal & Juvenile Justice Project Clinic; and Federal Criminal Justice Clinic.This class teaches trial preparation, trial advocacy, and strategy through a variety of teaching techniques, including lectures and demonstrations, but primarily through simulated trial exercises. Topics include opening statements, witness preparation, direct and cross examination, expert witnesses, objections at trial, and closing argument. Practicing lawyers and judges are enlisted to provide students with lectures and critiques from varied perspectives. The class concludes with a simulated jury trial presided over by sitting state and federal court judges. Open to J.D. students only. Completion of this class partially satisfies one of the requirements for admission to the trial bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. This class is open only to students entering their 3L year and limited to 48 with preference given to students who have been accepted into a Litigation Clinic. Students who have taken Trial Advocacy (LAWS 67603), Poverty and Housing Law Clinic (LAWS 90512), or Trial Practice: Strategy and Advocacy (LAWS 91702) may not take this class. This class is offered for approximately six hours/day before the beginning of the Autumn Quarter. The Autumn 2016 Workshop is scheduled from 9/12 through 9/23, and the final trial is scheduled for Saturday, September 24. The student's grade is based on a compilation of daily performance evaluations.
Autumn 2016
Herschella G. Conyers, Craig B. Futterman, Randolph N. Stone
Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project Clinic
LAWS 90217
(++, A, SKLL, CLN)The Project provides law and social work students the supervised opportunity to represent children and young adults accused of crime in juvenile and adult criminal court. Representation includes addressing the social, psychological and educational needs of our clients and their families. In addition to direct representation, students are involved in policy reform and public education including work with coalitions on issues of juvenile life without parole, youth violence, mass incarceration, and the collateral consequences of conviction.
Spring 2017
Herschella G. Conyers, Randolph N. Stone
Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project Clinic
LAWS 90217
(++, A, SKLL, CLN)The Project provides law and social work students the supervised opportunity to represent children and young adults accused of crime in juvenile and adult criminal court. Representation includes addressing the social, psychological and educational needs of our clients and their families. In addition to direct representation, students are involved in policy reform and public education including work with coalitions on issues of juvenile life without parole, youth violence, mass incarceration, and the collateral consequences of conviction.
Winter 2017
Herschella G. Conyers, Randolph N. Stone