AJ12: CRIMINAL PROCEDURES
Legal processes from pre-arrest, arrest through trial, sentencing and correctional procedures; a review of the history of case and common law; conceptual interpretations of law as reflected in court decisions; a study of case law methodology and case research as the decisions impact upon the procedures of the justice system. (C-ID: AJ 122) ADVISORY: AJ 10; Eligible for English 250 and English 260.
- Identify and describe each step in the criminal justice process from arrest to trial to sentencing to appeal.
- Construct a criminal case within the parameters of current case law.
- Identify and critically analyze the concepts of due process as found in the 6th, 8th, and 14th amendments, including right to counsel, bail, jury trial, and due process.