NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
  
    Nov 17, 2018  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog
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CRMJ 2200 - Constitutional Law


This course examines the powers of the government as they are allocated and defined by the United States Constitution, with an intensive analysis of the United States Supreme Court decisions as they impact society and the criminal justice system.  It explores the United States Constitution historically and contemporarily, the application of the Bill of Rights, the 14th Amendment and conducts an intensive analysis of United States Supreme Court decisions.

Credits: 3

General Education Requirement: None
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of CRMJ 2200 Constitution Law, the student will:

  1. Recognize the 14th Amendment as a limitation on State power.
  2. Differentiate between protected speech and unprotected speech.
  3. Recognize law enforcement actions that constitute a seizure.
  4. Apply the legal concept of probable cause to fact-based situations.
  5. Recognize law enforcement actions that constitute a search.
  6. Apply the appropriate constitutional protections to custodial interrogations.
  7. Evaluate the need for a warrant to fact-based situations.
  8. Recognize when the right to counsel attaches to the criminal trial process.
  9. Critique the application of rights to criminal defendants and criminal procedure as defined by the US Constitution.


Program Outcomes
Upon completion of CRMJ 2200 Constitution Law, the student will:

PO#2 Critique the application of rights to criminal defendants as defined by the US Constitution.



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