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CRJU235 - Foundations of Criminal Law and Procedure

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course focuses on the constitutional rights of criminal defendants as interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court. Students will learn to distinguish between due process and crime control perspectives as well as the impact of ethics on criminal procedure. Topics include the purpose, nature and history of law, characteristics of the adversarial system and criminal defenses. Students will also analyze the entirety of criminal procedure from first contact to appeals, as well as the roles of prosecutors, juries, grand juries, and defense attorneys.

Prerequisite(s): CRJU 103