May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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CJA 222 - Criminal Law: Procedural Issues

3 Credit(s)

An overview of U.S. constitutional, statutory, and case law as it relates to the investigation of crime, processing of accused persons, and maintenance of order in American society. Topics include search and seizure, detention and arrest, use of force, self-incrimination, the right to counsel, rules of evidence, criminal court proceedings, and post-conviction remedies.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Describe the foundations of American constitutional government as it is related to the administration of criminal justice
2. Define the individual rights enumerated in the U.S. Constitution and relevant amendments
3. Explain the significance and practical implications of key civil rights legislation and case law to the administration of criminal justice
4. Explain the procedural requirements and due process considerations related to the investigation of crime, processing of accused persons, and maintenance of order in American society
5. Compose written briefs of court cases as a method of identifying and interpreting procedural requirements affecting the administration of criminal justice
6. Correctly apply the principles of procedural law to commonly encountered circumstances involving 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th Amendment protections



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