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C J 213 - Law of Arrest, Search, and Seizure

5 Credits
State and federal constitutional limitations on government and police powers; application of Bill of Rights and 14th Amendment to criminal justice system and its processes; state and federal appellate court decisions.


Quarters Typically Offered

Winter Day

Designed to Serve All persons interested in the justice system and administration of justice majors.
Active Date 2013-08-27

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
1. U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights 2. Fourth Amendment requirements/limitations re arrest, search, seizure 3. Arrest Warrants 4. Warrantless Arrest 5. Search Warrants 6. Warrantless Searches 7. Probable Cause 8. Pre-trial Identification Procedures 9. Miranda and Interrogation 10. Stop and Frisk 11. Citizen Arrest Authority 12. Appellate Court Decisions

Student Learning Outcomes
Explain the probable cause and particularity requirements of the 4th Amendment.

Identify situations wherein searches may be conducted without a warrant.

Identify situations wherein arrests may be made without a warrant.

Identify pre-trial identification procedures and explain inapplicability of the 4th Amendment to such procedures.

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