Administration of Justice
October 31, 2011
Criminal Court Process
This course provides an examination and analysis of due process in criminal proceedings from pre-arrest through trial and appeal utilizing statutory law and state and constitutional law precedents.
Stages of the criminal process
Sixth Amendment jurisprudence
Eighth Amendment jurisprudence
Fourteenth Amendment jurisprudence
Fourth Amendment jurisprudence
Fifth Amendment jurisprudence
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Identify and describe the stages in the trial process.
- Identify and critically analyze the concepts of due process as found in the 6th, 8th, and 14th amendments, including right to counsel, bail, jury trial, and due process.
- Describe the history and application of the exclusionary rule in shaping criminal procedure.
- Describe application of the right to counsel in a criminal case
- Describe application of the right to a jury trial
Critically analyze the constitutionality of searches, seizures, admissions and confessions.
Describe what constitutes an unreasonable search and seizure
Describe the Miranda decision and the privilege against self-incrimination
Objective and subjective examinations/quizzes
In class exercises/presentations
Criminal Procedures, Samaha, 2015, 9th Ed.
Procedures in the Justice System, Roberson & Wallace, 2016, 11th Ed.
May 09, 2016
Original App Date: 10/31/2010