Professor Perry Moriearty

Criminal Justice Concentration

Program Highlights

Study Opportunities

  • Required courses: criminal law and criminal procedure.
  • Extensive additional criminal justice-related offerings available

Practical Opportunities

Criminal justice clinics: Child Advocacy & Juvenile Justice; Criminal Justice; Detainee Rights; Federal Defense; Innocence Project; Misdemeanor Prosecution

Employment Opportunities

  • The vibrant Twin Cities legal community offers abundant opportunities for part-time work during the school year or full-time work during the summer in the field of criminal justice.
  • Our graduates work as local, state, and federal prosecutors; criminal defense attorneys; trial and appellate judges; and legislators or their staff.
  • Graduates work for criminal law-related non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and for a variety of governmental agencies that enforce criminal laws and make criminal justice policy.

Student-Led Opportunities

The Criminal Justice League offers regular appearances with experts in the field and collaborates with NGOs and legal organizations to provide volunteer opportunities for student members.


Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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