Course Catalog Entry

Course ID: JA  306
Effective Date: 07/02/2001
Title: Criminal Procedure
Career: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: A course designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the procedural aspects involved in developing and prosecuting or defending criminal cases. The course focuses on the Constitutional issues involved during the various aspects of a criminal case, from investigation to arrest through trial and appeal. The concept of due process is examined. Specific attention is focused on the rights and limitations offered the prosecution and defense under the Bill of Rights. Topics included are: lineups, searches, arrests, "stop and frisk," bail extradition, preliminary hearings, arraignment, trials, sentencing, appeals, probation, parole, and the death penalty.


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