Criminal Practice Concentration

Criminal Practice

It's not all about crime and punishment. Oregon Law’s Criminal Practice concentration prepares you to practice in the criminal justice system as a prosecutor and as a criminal defense attorney or an attorney representing parents, children, and agencies in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.


To complete the requirements of the concentration, you must satisfactorily complete all of the following courses:

  • Criminal Adjudication
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Evidence
  • Trial Practice

You must also satisfactorily complete two (2) of the following courses:

  • Children and the Law
  • Criminal Defense Clinic
  • Criminal Prosecution Clinic
  • Race, Gender, Bias, and the Law
  • White Collar Crime

Note: Advanced Prosecution Clinic cannot be used towards satisfying the elective requirement.

In addition to completing the curriculum referenced above, you must write a high quality professional academic research paper concerning criminal justice issues.

A full list of requirements and procedures is available to current students in MyLaw. The information contained on this page is only a summary of the academic requirements.

For specific course requirements for individual concentrations, please go to “Forms” under the Registrar’s tab in MyLaw.

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