Criminal Court Process

  • Final
  • Administration of Justice
  • Criminal Court Process
  • 3.0
  • 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.

  • 122
  • None

  • Stages of the criminal process
    Sixth Amendment jurisprudence
    Eighth Amendment jurisprudence
    Fourteenth Amendment jurisprudence

    May include:
    Fourth Amendment jurisprudence
    Fifth Amendment jurisprudence

  • At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

    1. Identify and describe the stages in the trial process.
    2. 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.
    3. Describe the history and application of the exclusionary rule in shaping criminal procedure.
    4. Describe application of the right to counsel in a criminal case
    5. Describe application of the right to a jury trial

    May include:
    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
    Case analysis
    Homework assignments
    In class exercises/presentations

  • Criminal Procedures, Samaha, 2015, 9th Ed.

    Procedures in the Justice System, Roberson & Wallace, 2016, 11th Ed.

  • Original App Date: 10/31/2010

  • October 31, 2011
  • May 09, 2016