University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Jan 31, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

CRJ 222 - Criminal Law and Procedure

(3 units)
Integrated overview of the elements of substantive criminal law and the fundamental concepts of due process and fairness underlying American criminal procedure.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the different sources and types of law and their importance to the criminal justice system.
2. identify and define the role of criminal law and procedure and the significance of the federal constitution to our legal system and society and identify and explain the limitations of the law and the constitutional reasons why this is so.
3. identify and define general principles of substantive law involving various categories of crimes and defenses and identify the elements of particular crimes and apply that knowledge to factual scenarios.
4. identify, define, and apply procedural law involving the many stages of the criminal justice process from investigation, the charging process, the plea hearing, the pretrial and trial processes, to the sentencing hearing and appeals.
5. describe and explain the different roles of actors in the criminal justice process and the different perspectives they bring to a case or the law.


Click here for course scheduling information. | Check course textbook information



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)