590T
LAW
Hawaiʻi Innocence Project II

Law School Description

This course is an in-depth examination of the principal problems that lead to the conviction of the innocent and leading proposals for measures to reduce the number of wrongful convictions. The seminar will examine common errors or problems that produce wrongful convictions, the process for investigating a claim of actual innocence, state and federal post conviction procedures, and the nature and uses of DNA and other scientific evidence. Students work on actual post-conviction cases.

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

(B) prosecution clinic; (C) defense clinic; (D) elder law clinic; (E) environmental law clinic; (G) estate planning workshop; (I) native Hawaiian rights clinic; (J) family law clinic; (K) entrepreneurship and small business clinic; (M) mediation clinic; (N) lawyering skills workshop; (P) mediation workshop; (Q) immigration clinic; (R) child welfare clinic; (S) Hawai'i Innocence Project I; (T) Hawai'i Innocence Project II; (U) legislation and statutory interpretation. Repeatable one time for (K). LAW majors only for (R), (S), (T) and (U). CR/NC and letter grade option for (J); CR/NC only for (N), (P), and (Q). Pre: 543 for (B) and (C); 521 or consent for (D); 529 or 561 or LWEV 582 for (E); 552 and 567, or consent for (G); 568 or consent for (J); 548 for (Q). (Once a year for (K)) (Alt. years for (U))

Credit(s) for this CRN

4

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Enrollment Cap

14

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

Yes

Category

Criminal Law

Textbooks

ACTUAL INNOCENCE: WHEN JUSTICE GOES WRONG AND HOW TO MAKE IT RIGHT
Author: Scheck, Neufeld, Dwyer
ISBN: 9780451209825
This book is required.
Year Published: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Putnam
FACT INVESTIGATION
Author: Binder and Bergman
ISBN: 9780314812582
This book is required.
Year Published: 1984
Publisher: Thomson West

Instructor(s)

Office Hours

Tu 2:00pm - 4:00pm
By Appointment

Support Specialist

Josie Danielson

Support Specialist

Support Specialist

Support Specialist

Class Schedule

M
6:00pm - 7:40pm

Dates

January 7, 2013 to May 10, 2013

Classroom

Room 254

Course Reference Number

85354