CJ125 Criminal Procedure

The course will address the procedural rules and laws governing police interaction with a suspect or a citizen. Students will learn the rights and limitations on government action contained in the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th Amendments. Upon successful course completion students will be able to apply the exclusionary rule; understand the warrant requirements of the 4th Amendment, as well as judicially recognized exceptions to that requirement; understand the limitations on police powers; and describe the structure and jurisdiction of the federal and state court systems.



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