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Criminal Law Courses

Law students interested in pursuing a career in criminal law have the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge with hands-on skills through Washburn Law’s diverse curriculum and innovative clinic programs.

Our core criminal law curriculum uncovers all aspects of criminal law, including representing clients in capital cases, exploring white collar crimes and researching wrongful convictions.

  • Capital Punishment Seminar
  • Clinic Internship
  • Criminal Appeal Advocacy
  • Criminal Appeal Advocacy – Advanced Topics
  • Criminal Procedure II
  • Directed Internship
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Offender
  • Pretrial Advocacy – Criminal
  • Trial Advocacy Competition
  • White Collar Crime
  • Wrongful Convictions

In addition, students may participate in the Criminal Law Defense Clinic and the Criminal Appellate Advocacy Clinic that provide Washburn law student interns a window into the inner workings of the criminal justice system.