Criminal Law Concentration

See: Criminal Law Specialization Brochure PDF file

Students who are likely to practice in the area of criminal law or criminal sentencing should consider pursuing the Criminal Law Concentration to obtain a solid foundation in criminal law.

In order to complete the Criminal Law Concentration, students must complete the following courses:

Required Courses Credit Hours
Criminal Procedure 3
Evidence 3 or 4
Advanced Criminal Procedure 2
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Theory


In addition to these core courses, student must choose one elective from the following list:

Electives Credit Hours
Supervised Externship 2 or 3
Supervised Externship & Clinic- Domestic Relations 3
Supervised Externship - Immigration Law (course no longer available after spring 2013) 3
Supervised Externship - Virginia Practice 3
Trial Advocacy 2
Trial Advocacy for Competitors 2