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CJ226 Constitutional Law 4 credits

A study of U.S. constitutional, statutory, and case law as it relates to procedural aspects of criminal law. Examines the rights of persons and the obligations of criminal justice practitioners with an emphasis on the role of the courts and constitutional case interpretation. Explores legal procedure and due process considerations related to the investigation of crime, processing of accused persons, and maintenance of order in American society, including provisions related to detention, arrest, search and seizure, interviews, admissions, use of force, right to counsel, and post-conviction remedies.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.