Law and Process (CJL)
Thorough study of rules governing admissibility of evidence focusing on the law of arrest, search and seizure and other due process requirements. Constitutional law is also examined as it relates to courtroom procedure.
This course covers dress, grooming, speaking, listening and stress control during courtroom proceedings. Visual aid preparation and presentations of all evidence (commonly referred to as "scientific evidence") collected at the crime scene are also included. Mock trial exercises will be used.
The theory and purpose of criminal law procedures with emphasis on role of the US Supreme Court and the US Constitution. The F index crimes and legal defenses are also examined.