LAW Constitutional Criminal Procedure: Investigation

Hon. Isaac Borenstein (Ret.), Prof. Frank Rudy Cooper,

3 credits day; 3 credits evening.


This course involves analysis and discussion of significant U.S. Supreme Court decisions, statutes and rules, particularly as to how the 4th, 5th and 6th amendments to the U.S. Constitution apply to police procedures and investigations. There will be special emphasis on detention, arrest, searches and related seizures; the use of and exceptions to search and arrest warrants; the right against self-incrimination; and the right to counsel in the interrogation process. Time permitting, a broader discussion of right to counsel may be covered, as well as eye-witness identification issues. There will be reference to state appellate court decisions and state statutes, as well as relevant policy discussions. May not also enroll in Constitutional Law: Criminal Procedure; May enroll in Constitutional Law Criminal Procedure: Adjudication.


  Prerequisite: Constitutional Law

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Final Exam Required


<<Course Updated: March 18, 2015>>