Date Submitted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 18:27:30 GMT

LAW 128 v01 : Criminal Procedure

Last edit: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 18:27:27 GMT

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ben5 Newton, Brent
LAW 128 v01: Criminal Procedure
Criminal Procedure
M 5:45-7:45p
In-Class Exam


Students may not receive credit for both this course and Criminal Justice or Democracy and Coercion.

This course is offered only to transfer students from other law schools who have not had a first year course in constitutional criminal procedure.

Would you like to offer the Pass/Fail grading option?

Does this course qualify as a "simulation course"?

Is this course available to distance students?

Is this a mandatory Pass-Fail course?


Personal Information


Brent E. Newton has been the deputy staff director of the United States Sentencing Commission in Washington, D.C., since 2009. Before working with the Commission, he practiced criminal defense for nearly two decades. After graduating from Columbia University School of Law, he represented numerous death row inmates in Texas and Florida. Thereafter, he was an assistant federal public defender in Houston, Texas, where he handled both trials and appeals, including arguing a case before the Supreme Court of the United States in 2008. While serving as a public defender, he also taught several courses as an adjunct professor of law and visiting professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center. In addition to serving as an adjunct faculty member at GULC, he also is an adjunct faculty member in the Political Science Department of the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He is the author of three books on criminal law and procedure. He was elected to the American Law Institute in 2010.

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