CJ-202 Criminal Procedures

An in-depth study of crime, law, and punishment with particular emphasis on criminal procedures including search and seizure, arrest, and the criminal trial. There will be an overview of the entire criminal court system, but the focus will be on issues such as the rights of the accused before and during the trial, process, victim’s rights, sentencing, and appeal rights. Recent United States Supreme Court decisions as well as other relevant cases will be analyzed.