CRJ 4001

Description

Focuses on U.S. Supreme Court interpretations of the U.S. Constitution in respect to rights of the accused. Students discuss Supreme Court decisions and identify the impact on the criminal justice system as well as study a historical overview of the procedures involved in moving a suspect through the criminal justice system.

Objectives

  1. Distinguish between the due process and crime control perspectives, including the impact on criminal procedure.
  2. Examine what can be done when constitutional rights are violated including civil, criminal, and non-judicial remedies.
  3. Examine how the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments protect individual rights.
  4. Analyze criminal procedure prior to trial, describing the roles of prosecutors, grand juries, and defense attorneys.
  5. Analyze criminal procedure from first contact to appeals.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Criminal procedure: From first contact to appeal (Rev: 3)

Publisher: Prentice Hall (2010)
Author: Worrall, J. L.
ISBN: 9780135043196
Price: $138.44

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