Legal Goods Protected by the Law and Legal Goods Protected by the Criminal Law as Limits to the State's Power to Criminalize Conduct on JSTOR

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Students enrolled within the fall or spring might earn 2 in-class credit, and college students enrolled in the summer may earn 1 in-class credit score and 1 out-of-class credit score. Space is proscribed, and registration is open to college students who’ve accomplished their first year of regulation school. The Law and Mental Illness Clinic permits college students to gain sensible expertise within the judicial, legislative, tutorial and advocacy aspects of the regulation regarding the remedy of individuals with extreme psychological sickness. The classroom component of the course research the historical past and growth of legal guidelines affecting the mentally sick, whereas additionally making ready the scholars for representation of petitioners during civil dedication hearings. Students may locate and interview witnesses, seem at commitment hearings, perform direct and cross-examinations and current legal argument.

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For extra information about this system’s requirements and utility course of, please see the Supervised Externship – Virginia Practice Information Packet. The Supreme Court Clinic is directed by William S. Consovoy and Thomas R. McCarthy from the legislation agency of Consovoy McCarthy Park, PLLC. Mr. Consovoy and Mr. McCarthy are 2001 graduates of the law faculty. Mr. Consovoy beforehand clerked for Associate Justice Clarence Thomas of the United States Supreme Court and Chief Judge Edith H. Jones of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr. McCarthy beforehand clerked for Chief Judge David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Judge Frank W. … Read More

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