Procedures in the Justice System
BCJ 240 Procedures in the Justice System
3 Semester Units
Procedures in the Justice System covers the fundamental principles and procedures employed in the investigation of crimes. The course connects criminal procedure cases to the real world through innovative pedagogy and encourages critical thinking. This course is designed to help students develop a working knowledge of the steps of investigation, beginning with the initial security of the crime scene and concluding with the presentation of evidence and proper testimony in court in such a way as to make the concepts easy to apply to any state’s specific procedural laws.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Discuss the law of constitutional criminal procedures.
- Understand criminal procedures in its social, political, and historical contexts.
- Review the purposes and rules that emerge from cases.
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