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Criminal Law Practice Concentration

Empowering Justice

Criminal law and procedure is a fascinating area of study, preparing students for a wide range of career paths after graduation. Western New England University School of Law alumni work in all facets of the criminal justice system, as prosecutors and defense attorneys, in government and private practice. The concentration requires foundational courses in Criminal Law and Evidence, as well as additional elective courses in several areas including International Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, Post-Conviction Rights, and Juvenile Justice. Students in the concentration also gain lawyering skills through their placement in an experiential learning environment.

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*Note: Some courses will not be offered every Academic Year.