2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

CRJ 211 Criminal Law and Procedure

Comprehensive study of sources, distinctions and limitations relating to substantive and procedural criminal law; the development of the criminal law and procedure in the United States; the principles of criminal liability; the various crimes and their elements; the criteria considered in determining capacity and defenses. Emphasis on role of criminal justice personnel in the criminal law process as they perform their duties within the prescribed procedural framework. Prerequisite: CRJ 100.