Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAWW 706 Crim Pro:investigation




Students registered for LAWW 706 should not register for LAW 784. (Required, Previous).

Course Description

This course examines the constitutional limits on police investigations. The course focuses primarily on the development of federal constitutional law (4th, 5th, and 6th amendments) in the United States Supreme Court as a way to balance society's need for effective law enforcement against the rights of individuals to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures, coercive interrogations, and unfair pretrial identification procedures. Completion of LAW 796 Criminal Procedure: Adjudication is not a prerequisite to enrollment in this course. (This course satisfies 3 writing units).