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PLA434 Criminal Law II

Lead Faculty: Dr. Bryan Hance

Course Description

Covers criminal procedure, including search and seizure, confessions and pretrial identification procedures, initial appearance, extradition, grand jury, pretrial conference, constitutional rights, sentencing, punishment, and review.

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate the different roles of the prosecutor and defense counsel.
  • Analyze key constitutional protections as they apply to search and seizure.
  • Analyze key constitutional protections as they apply to confessions.
  • Analyze key constitutional protections as they apply to pretrial identification procedures.
  • Analyze key constitutional protections as they apply to the right to counsel.
  • Differentiate the stages of criminal procedure, including the initial appearance and preliminary hearing, grand jury, pretrial conference, trial, sentencing, punishment, and review.