Border Crimes (SD 531)


This course covers and highlights crimes that occur along and outside the United States border. Crimes such as Illegal Entry, Smuggling Offenses (Immigration, Narcotics, Gun, and Cash), Trafficking in Child Pornography, and Terrorism Offenses will be reviewed in-depth with an emphasis on Fourth Amendment jurisprudence, Immigration law, the United States Sentencing Guidelines, and Sentencing Advocacy for each crime. The instructor is a senior Trial Attorney at the Federal Defenders of San Diego who has represented hundreds of defendants charged with crimes covered in the course and will bring that experience to the class.


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