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CJA464 Constitutional Law for CJ

Lead Faculty: Dr James E. Guffey

Course Description

A study of the fundamentals of the U.S. Constitution, the rights and protections of the accused; an exploration of the case law and the judicial system, the rights and responsibilities of the police and citizenry

Learning Outcomes

  • Synthesize the constitutional and intricate aspects of civil and criminal liabilities.
  • Apply these theories to the various fields of criminal justice.
  • Evaluate the issues of detention, arrest, interrogations, confessions, and case law.
  • Apply current case law to a research project in a related topic.
  • Understand how the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights apply to the CJ system.