CRIM 1110: Criminal Due Process
Lecture - 4 credits
- Focuses on a historical evaluation of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.
- Constitution and its use in making rights prescribed under the Bill of Rights applicable to the individual states.
- Examines constitutional requirements in the administration of criminal justice with a particular emphasis on the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment requirements and their implications for police practices in the areas of arrests, searches and seizures, right to counsel, and eyewitness identification.
- Through discussions of recent criminal cases, exposes students to the role that bias plays in wrongful convictions.
- Expects students to be familiar with basic concepts and legal language as well as the courts' changing interpretations of the law.
- Briefing of cases is required.
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