CRJ-150 - Procedural Law

3 credits

This course is an introduction to the constitutional requirements and safeguards attendant throughout the criminal process, from investigation to arrest, interrogation through conviction, sentencing and beyond. Included is an in-depth review of the bill of rights and its influence in modern society. Emphasis is placed on actual Supreme Court decisions, especially as related to practical situations and problems confronting law enforcement personnel. Selected readings focus on practical application of constitutional principles.

Prerequisite(s): DRG 092 or DWT 099 (minimum grade of C-) or placement at higher level on the reading or writing placement tests. CRJ 101