CRJ 3950: Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

Description

Presents 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.

Objectives

  1. Analyze the provisions of constitutional law.
  2. Describe the process of freedom of individual expression.
  3. Relate property rights to the rules of search and seizure.
  4. Explain a suspect’s 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 the creation of laws.
  7. Contrast judicial, legislative, and executive powers.
  8. Summarize the protection of civil rights, liberties, and due process.

PreRequisites

  1. CRJ 3301
  2. CRJ 2000

Textbook(s)

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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