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Practical Skills for New Prosecutors

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Overview

This course, offered in conjunction with the Conference of District Attorneys, provides practical and legal training for new prosecutors through classroom lecture and practical skills exercises. The course covers topics such as prosecuting domestic violence cases; handling DWI cases; working with law enforcement officers; sentencing; chemical tests for alcohol; and much more. The course also includes practical skills exercises, during which participants practice introducing critical evidence. It also includes a controlled drinking exercise, which demonstrates the operation of the intoxalyzer.

Topics - Courts and Judicial Administration

  • Civil Law and Procedure
  • Criminal Law and Procedure

Who should attend

Public Officials - Courts and Judicial Administration Roles Prosecutors

Experts

Shea Riggsbee Denning is not only a UNC School of Government faculty member; she is a double Tar Heel. After earning an AB with distinction in journalism and mass communication from the University in 1994, and a JD with high honors from the UNC School of Law in 1997, she began her legal career by...