CRJ204 Course Information

Code:CRJ204
Title:Criminal Law & Procedure
Subtitle:n/a
Credit(s):3
Description:

This course examines the basic doctrines that underlie the state's punishment of criminal behavior. It explores topics such as the definition of crime, defenses based on justification, criminal liability, and the overall relationship between crime and punishment. Students will also engage in a critical examination of the laws and procedures governing the methods by which persons who are accused of committing crimes are processed through the criminal justice system. Coverage focuses on the limits imposed by the U.S. Constitution on the procedures used in both state and federal criminal prosecutions.

  
Prerequisites: Criminal Justice 101
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