Mar 25, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

CRJU-265 Criminal Law and Procedure

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0; Pre-requisite:  CRJU 161   and ENGL 101   with a minimum grade of 2.0.
This course covers the elements purposes and functions of criminal law and procedure and the elements necessary to establish crime and criminal intent. Other areas of study include sources of criminal law attempts and conspiracy criminal responsibility defenses to crime laws of arrest search and seizure and miscellaneous laws.

Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the elements of criminal law and procedure. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the purposes and functions of criminal laws and procedure. 3. Identify the sources of criminal law in the United States. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of attempt crimes and crimes related to conspiracy. 5. Demonstrate knowledge of the various degrees of criminal responsibility and how they relate to the criminal laws. 6. Demonstrate knowledge of various defenses to crimes. 7. Demonstrate knowledge of the laws of arrest. 8. Demonstrate knowledge of procedural laws important to policing including search and seizure. 9. Demonstrate knowledge of various criminal statutes including crimes against persons, crimes against property, and crimes against the public. 10. Demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between the United States Constitution and criminal procedure.