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LAWS 9943 Criminal Procedure (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will focus on constitutional limitations on police practices. The 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments are examined as they affect the warrant process, searches and seizures, interrogations, confessions and identification. The course considers in depth the exclusionary rule and other legal controls on police conduct. The course presents a unique opportunity to explore and contrast various judicial philosophies within the Supreme Court regarding criminal procedural protection. Teaching methodology is a combination of lecture, discussion, videos, and Socratic dialogue.


Instructor(s): Robert Bloom

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 17-Apr-14