Similar to the traditional liberal arts experience, W&L Law does not require students to select a track or a specialization. Instead, our small class size and personal approach allows students to shape their studies in the way best suited to their individual goals. With close consultation from the faculty and members of the administration, our students select from an extensive list of elective offerings beginning the second year of law school. Specific courses relevant to Criminal Law are detailed below:
At W&L Law we are fortunate to have an extremely talented faculty with a wide range of interests, scholarship and experience. To connect you with our faculty, we have identified several that may be of particular interest as you explore Criminal Law:
Finally, our students benefit from an innovative third year curriculum that includes completion of a clinic or an externship experience. W&L Law offers a Criminal Justice Clinic for criminal defense, a Public Prosecutor’s Program, and the Virginia Capitol Case Clearinghouse, all of which may interest a student focusing on Criminal Law.