Criminal ProcedureClass Term:
Fall Term 2023-2024Catalog Number:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)Priority:
Core Course - 2nd Year PriorityFull Year Course:
The final grade will be based upon a final examination.
The subject matter is Supreme Court decisional law and policy issues relating to the application and scope of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution. Topics typically covered include: incorporation theory, right to counsel and related entitlements, the exclusionary rule, pretrial identification procedures, search and seizure law, and interrogation law. Students should gain both knowledge relating to constitutional law, which governs the permissible parameters of police conduct and defendants’ rights, and an informed sense of how the criminal justice system actually operates.
This course has been flagged as a distance education course. This means this class is one in which students are separated from the faculty member or each other (other than specially accommodated students) for more than one-third of the instruction and the instruction involves the use of technology to support regular and substantive interaction among students and between the students and the faculty member, either synchronously or asynchronously.
This course is held on a specific day, at a specific time, on Zoom or using some other remote technology. The class never meets in person.