BCJ 240 Procedures in the Justice System
3 Semester Units
Procedures in the justice system introduces students to the procedural aspects of the criminal justice system systematically, making the concepts easy to apply to any state’s specific procedural laws. Detailed coverage of the Exclusionary Rule and Miranda procedures will be presented, and a balanced coverage of consensual encounter, detention, and arrest will be explored.
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.