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Criminal Justice Program

Vanderbilt Law School's Criminal Justice Program offers an array of courses, seminars, and clinics for students interested in criminal law and procedure.

In addition to the first-year criminal law course, Vanderbilt's large criminal law faculty and adjunct faculty teaches over twenty courses in the second and third years that focus on criminal theory and practice, criminal procedure, juvenile justice, international criminal law, mental health law, and various other areas connected to criminal law. For a list of upper class courses and a sample registration, see our Academics page. The program also features academic roundtables and symposia aimed at exploring current legal scholarship on criminal justice issues.

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Watch Criminal Justice Program Director Christopher Slobogin present "Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Government Surveillance," as part of an online course designed to expose participants to the basic principles of criminal law and to constitutional doctrine governing the police and adjudication of crime:

 

 


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