Federal Criminal Procedure: The Basics

(463 Ratings)

Produced on: November 29, 2016

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 121 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Federal criminal procedure is among the most important topics in American law. How are crimes investigated? What are the rights of the accused? These questions involve fundamental issues with which courts have struggled to provide a framework that is both fair and just for centuries. In the United States, a rich corpus of case law provides practitioners with guidance as to how to represent those accused of criminal behavior.

This course examines the various stages of a federal criminal prosecution, including the requirements for probable cause, appearances before a magistrate, arraignment, pretrial motions, trial, and sentencing. It also discusses major policy issues such as crime control and due process models of criminal justice, along with ethical considerations and political concerns.

Moreover, this course covers the Fourth Amendment, search and seizure (including search warrants), lawful arrests, Miranda v. Ohio, interrogation, the right to counsel, and the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.


Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand the mechanics of basic federal criminal procedure with respect to how investigations work
  2. Avoid common pitfalls facing federal criminal practitioners
  3. Refer to case studies examining situations where various procedural and substantive rules are relevant
  4. Learn practical tips for representing federal criminal defendants

Faculty

Glen Sproviero

Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP

Glen Sproviero is a commercial litigator with extensive experience representing both large corporations and closely held businesses in a variety of matters, including partnership and shareholder disputes, financial services issues, insurance coverage, securities litigation, corporate governance disputes, mass torts, and complex commercial litigation. 

Prior to joining Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP in Manhattan, Glen served as a law clerk to Judge Robert D. Mariani of the United States District Court in Pennsylvania and as a litigation associate with a prominent national law firm. He also served as an intern for Judge Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., now of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. 

Glen received his A.B. from Fordham University, an M.Phil. from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and a J.D. from Rutgers University. He is admitted to practice law in both the federal and state courts of New York and New Jersey.

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Thorough

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Brad N.

Very good, appropriate level of detail.

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good presentation

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Great program.

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Laura G.

This speaker was great! He is very animated and I watched every moment. He imparted the information brilliantly. Please tell him to relax. He is doing a great job!

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Good content delivered well.

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