Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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CJUS 231 - Criminal Evidence and Procedure

Credit(s): 2

Corequisite(s): CJUS 171 .
A practical approach to criminal procedure that emphasizes the relationship between law and procedure is the focus. Up-to-date analysis of U.S. Supreme Court decisions affecting criminal procedures is reviewed. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Understand that the law of criminal procedure consists of rules designed to balance the power of the government with the liberty and privacy of individuals.
  • Learn the laws of arrest, search and seizure, interrogation, identification procedures and the exclusionary rule.
  • Understand that the principles of the U.S. Constitution and how they are closely integrated with criminal procedure.
  • Understand the Supreme Court’s role historically in nationalizing criminal procedure to guarantee constitutional rights.

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