Boston University School of Law is seeking to hire a part-time lecturer to teach a seminar during the spring 2021 semester: Homicide Investigations and Trials: Theory and Practice. The three-credit seminar is scheduled to meet once a week, on Tuesdays from 4:20-6:20 pm.
Homicide Investigations and Trials: Theory and Practice
This seminar will focus upon the substantive law of homicide, as well as the practical aspects of actual homicide investigations and trials: crime scene interpretation; DNA analysis; autopsies and related forensic evidence; expert testimony, particularly in the area of psychiatry and criminal responsibility; jury considerations; ethical concerns; and the role of the media. Students will have the opportunity to study actual murder cases and learn prosecution, defense, and judicial perspectives on various contemporary issues arising in murder investigations and trials. LIMITED WRITING REQUIREMENT OPTION: A limited number of students may be permitted to satisfy the upper-class writing requirement with the approval of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
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A JD degree, plus deep substantive knowledge and expertise in criminal law and homicide investigations, are required. Prior law school teaching experience is strongly preferred. Applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume to Stacey Dogan, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, email@example.com.
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