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Criminal Prosecution Clinic

The Criminal Prosecution Clinic is housed in the Bristol County District Attorney's Office. CPC students, supervised by a senior District Attorney, spend one semester engaged in the legal work of a prosecutor. This helps students gain experience in the courtoom and refine their skills in: 

  • discovery
  • legal writing
  • litigation strategy 

Students will participate in weekly seminars where they will focus on a variety of topics in:

  • criminal law and procedure
  • evidence
  • ethics
  • practice skills   

In addition to the two-hour seminar, students average 10 hours weekly on their case work. 

 

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