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Fair Trial - Fall 2019

Professor Charles Nesson

Fair trial teaches the fundamentals of the Sixth Amendment, the right of a criminal defendant to be confronted by a prosecution based on the testimony of live witnesses, the right to a fair jury as ultimate arbiter of guilt, the central place in the process of cross-examination and the role of counsel, and the corruption of the process introduced by plea bargaining. Limit of 50 students.

For more information about this course, visit the Harvard Law School Course Catalog