Apr 20, 2024  
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CCJ 251 - Introduction to Criminal Law


4 credits
Surveys the criminal justice process from arrest through appeals. Introduces substantive criminal law, constitutional limits on the law, elements of a crime, legal defenses to criminal liability. Explores the legal limits on criminal justice processes such as search and seizure, confessions and interrogations, pretrial, trial and appellate procedure. Familiarizes students with the jurisdiction, structure, and purpose of federal and state courts.
Grade mode designated on a CRN basis each term. Students should consult current term schedule.



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