Clemency Project Practicum

University of Minnesota Law School

Prof. JaneAnne Murray

Fall 2020; Room Virtual; Mondays, 4:05 to 6:00 p.m

Overview

Preliminaries

9/14/20 - Intro to Sentencing Theory

9/21/20 - Telling Your Client’s Story

9/28/20 - Developing Your Relationship With Your Client

10/5/20 - The Pre-Sentence Process

10/12/20 - Specific Mitigation Issues - Addiction

10/19/20 - Restorative Justice

11/2/20 - The Challenges of Re-Entry

11/9/20 - Conversation with Sentencing Judges

11/16/20 - Specific Mitigation Issues: Family Circumstances

11/23/20 - Risk Assessment

11/30/20 - Quality of Incarceration - Virtual Prison Visit

12/7/20 - Countering Bias