Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Courses

Professor Richard McAdams

The courses listed below provide a taste of the Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure courses offered at the Law School, although no formal groupings exist in our curriculum. This list includes the courses taught in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years. Not all of these courses are offered every year, but this list will give you a representative sample of the variety of courses we might offer over any two-year period. Other new courses will likely be offered during your time at the Law School. To browse course descriptions for the current year, visit our Students section.


Advanced Topics in Criminal Law: Vice and Victimless Crimes
Big Problems
Chicago Policing
Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking
Child Exploitation, Human Trafficking & the Supply Chain
City Policing
Civil Rights Practicum
Constitutional Law VI: U.S. Constitutional Rights in Comparative Perspective
The Constitutional Rights of Minors from the Minors' Point of View
Corporate Criminal Prosecutions and Investigations 
Counterintelligence and Covert Action - Legal and Policy Issues
Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project Clinic
Criminal Procedure I: The Investigative Process
Criminal Procedure II: From Bail to Jail
Criminology and Criminal Procedure
Current Issues in Criminal and National Security Law
Exoneration Project Clinic
Federal Criminal Justice Clinic
Federal Criminal Justice Practice and Issues
Federal Criminal Law
Federal Criminal Practice
Federal Habeas Corpus
Federal Sentencing: Balancing Judicial and Prosecutorial Discretion
Gender-Based Violence
Greenberg Seminar: Blood, Books, and Guns: Crime and Medical Ethics in Literature
Greenberg Seminar: Cheating
Greenberg Seminar: Crime and Politics in Charm City: A Portrait of the Urban Drug War
Greenberg Seminar: Discrimination in American Institutions
Greenberg Seminar: Sex and Civil Rights
Greenberg Seminar: Wrongful Convictions
Hate Crime 
Immigration Law 
Money and Criminal Justice
The New Jim Crow
Prosecution and Defense Clinic
Public Corruption and the Law
Race and American Law: Identity, Education, and Criminal Justice
Young Center Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic