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Contemporary Issues Facing Courts
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Type

SEM

Credits

2 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

This seminar, led by a former Chief Judge of the 4th JudicialDistrict of Minnesota, will address a broad range of challenges facing courts and the innovations in judicial administration and judging that seek to advance the cause of justice. Topics include: courts as organizations; therapeutic justice; understanding case management and its impact on judging and lawyering; court funding and its impact on the delivery of justice; judicial selection and retention; wrongful conviction and other court mistakes; public satisfaction and dissatisfaction with the courts. Students will explore the topics in class discussion and write papers analyzing one or more court challenges or innovations.
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Sections

Fall 2014: Contemporary Issues Facing Courts

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Type

SEM

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

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Fall 2013: Contemporary Issues Facing Courts

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Type

SEM

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)