4th, 5th, 6th Amendment 4 credits
An examination of the Constitution, Bill of Rights and constitutionalization of criminal procedure, this course is designed to help students understand how cases are accepted by the Supreme Court, how they are decided and how they affect the criminal justice system. Students will brief appellate court decisions, examining selective incorporation and development of the exclusionary rule. Emphasis will be on Fourth Amendment requirements for arrest, search and seizure and warrant procedures as interpreted by the Supreme Court.

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