Courses 2011 - 2012
LAW B 515 Criminal Procedure: Investigation
Credits: 3-5, Max 5
This course emphasizes the pre-trial rights of persons suspected or accused of crime, primarily those derived from the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, but may include examples based on state and federal statutes and rules. The topics covered include arrest, search and seizure, interrogation, pre-trial identification, pre-trial release and preventive detention, discovery and disclosure, guilty pleas, and double jeopardy. Other topics may include electronic surveillance and undercover investigation, counsel, preliminary proceedings, prosecution, speedy trial, trial by jury, pre-trial publicity, and the correctional process.