CRIMLJUS 4330 Criminal Procedure and Evidence
|Course Number:||CRIMLJUS 4330|
|Course Name:||Criminal Procedure and Evidence|
|Course Description:||A study of case law defining constitutional constraints on police behavior in the areas of arrest, search and seizure, interrogation, identification and investigation; rules on the exclusion of illegally seized evidence.|
|Prerequisites:||CRIMLJUS 4030 with a "C" or better and junior standing or consent of the instructor|
- By the end of this course, you should have an in-depth understanding of procedural criminal law and procedural due process as differentiated from substantive criminal law and substantive due process.
- You should also have developed and be able to articulate an operating definition of justice in the criminal justice system of the United States and its membership states as that justice is guaranteed under the proscriptions and prescriptions of governance guided by the Constitution of the United States and the states themselves in general and in particular as to the procedural guarantees that contour the appropriate behavior of the police, courts, and corrections who police US citizens.
- Furthermore, you should have developed and be able to articulate an operating definition of freedom as reflected in the guarantees of life, liberty, and property under the Constitution, as well as privacy as found in the penumbra of the Constitution in general, and in particular as to the procedural guarantees that contour the appropriate behavior of the police, courts, and corrections who police US citizens.
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