CRJ 3950: Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice


Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice is an overview of the principles and practical analysis of significant case law applicable to the U.S. Constitution, emphasizing search and seizure, arrest, civil rights, related amendments, due process, and the judicial system.


  1. Analyze the provisions of constitutional law.
  2. Describe the process of freedom of individual expression.
  3. Relate property rights to rules of search and seizure.
  4. Explain protections of arrest and the right to counsel.
  5. Analyze the historical context that led to the creation of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
  6. Explain the process of legislation and the resulting creation of law.
  7. Contrast judicial, legislative, and executive powers.
  8. Summarize the protection of civil rights, liberties, and due process.
  9. Relate the use of the U.S. Constitution to the criminal justice system in contemporary society.


  1. CRJ 3301
  2. CRJ 2000


Constitutional law: Governmental powers and individual freedoms (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2012)
Author: Hall, D. E., & Feldmeier, J. P.
ISBN: 9780135109502
Price: $114.79

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