CJ 313 The Law of Evidence
U1J 2006 PV
Lamento, Charles V.
JDBA Political Science
308 W. Kansas, Suite 302 Independence, MO 64050
By appointment only
6/8 through 7/27
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbook: Criminal Evidence 5th Edition, Judy Hails
ISBN 0495001384 PB Copperhouse
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Please purchase a Black's Law Pocket Dictionary
Course Description: This intermediate course examines the rules of evidence as they relate to the prosecution and defense of criminal cases, general provisions, judicial notice, presumptions, relevancy, privileges, witnesses, hearsay, expert testimony, authentication, and identification.
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of practicality based on lectures,readings and dialogues. The facilitator will engage the students thinking by utilizing the Socratic Method of teaching.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Students will be evaluated on their attendance, participation, quizzes, and final examination.
Grading: Students will be evaluated on the total number of points each student earns as compared to the greatest amount of points that may be earned.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: June 8 Read Chapters 1-2
June 15 Read Chapters 3-4
June 22 Read Chapters 5-6
June 29 Read Chapters 7-8
July 6 Read Chapters 9, 10, and 11
July 13 Read Chapters 12-13
July 20 Read Chapters 14,15,and 16
July 27 Final Exam
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:5/9/2006 4:42:33 PM