Criminal Law Concentration

Students may earn a “concentration” in Criminal Law by completing the requirements below. A notation will be made on the official transcript for all students who complete the requirements of the concentration.

For concentration requirements, click here.

Criminal Law Concentration
Faculty Director: I. Nelson Rose, Professor of Law, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Tel. 714.444.4141 ext. 223

Students wishing to complete the Criminal Law Concentration must first file a Declaration of Intent Form with the Registrar’s Office.

To receive a Criminal Law Concentration, students must
1. Concentration in Criminal Law requirements:

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Criminal Trial Advocacy
  • Adjudicative Criminal Procedure
  • Externship in criminal law placement (2 unit placement plus 1 unit Lawyering Skills)

2. Additional 2 units chosen from the following:

  • An additional 2 units of externship in criminal law placement
  • Law 562 independent study involving criminal law or procedure

3. An approved elective course or seminar on criminal law or procedure. Note: Not All courses are offered each year.*:

  • Antitrust
  • Criminal Law Motion Practice
  • Criminal Punishment
  • Immigration Law
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Securities Regulation
  • White Collar Crime-Law
  • International and Comparative Criminal Law
  • Advanced Corporations
  • International and Comparative Juvenile Criminal Adjudication
  • Terrorism and the Law
  • Criminal Street Gangs & Law Seminar

*Other courses may be included with the approval of the Director of the Concentration. For approval, consult with the Director and complete the Substitution/Waiver form from the Forms Center in the Registrar’s pages.

http://www.law.whittier.edu/pdfs/cstudents/registrar-Substitution_Waiver_Form.pdf