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CRIJ 4311
Constitutional Issues in Criminal Justice
Three semester hours. (SP)
This course is an intense analysis of federal and state court decisions that interpret the United States Constitution as to the authority and process of criminal justice agencies. Topics include a historical overview, detention, arrest, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, self-incrimination, due process, and right to counsel, trial, and punishment. Prerequisite for CRIJ majors: Successful completion of 12 lower-level CRIJ required courses. Prerequisite for non-CROJ majors: Twelve hours of social sciences outside of CRIJ. Interchangeable with PSCI 4311.

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