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Criminal Appeals Program
When the Criminal Appeals Program (CAP) was established by the NCJRL at The University of Mississippi School of Law in 2002, one of the primary goals established by the Center for the CAP was to publish a symposium edition of the Mississippi Law Journal to demonstrate to other law schools across the country the all-around educational value of offering a criminal appeals clinic within their general curriculum. The symposium issue was published in a Spring 2006 special edition of the Journal (75 Miss. L.J. 645-915) and concentrates on the “nuts and bolts” of creating and maintaining an appellate clinic at other law schools, strives to provide insights from the bench to appraise the advantages of this highly specialized training to law students, and outlines specific programs, techniques, and examples that have been successfully employed in other law school’s appellate clinics throughout the country.
Criminal Appeals Symposium Articles
The CAP Symposium Issue articles were published in a 2006 Special Edition of the Mississippi Law Journal and may be found at 75 Miss. L.J. 645-915.
Perspective from the Bench
A Model Program for Creating and Maintaining a Criminal Appeals Clinic at your Law School: More Bang for Your Buck
The Clinic as a Public Interest Law Office
Special Challenges for Rural Law School Criminal Appeals Clinics
Ethical Considerations for the Clinical Director: Balancing Education With Effective Representation
Confessions of a Public Defender Turned Criminal Appeals Clinic Professor
The Evolution Through Experience of Criminal Clinics: The Remington Clinical Center
The New Hampshire Appellate Defender Program: An Apprenticeship Clinic
On the Value of Prison Visits with Incarcerated Clients Represented on Appeal by a Law School Criminal Defense Clinic
Oral Argument: The Student Advocate
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