CJ 400 Constitutional Law In Criminal Justice
S2H 2006 BUX
Smart, Stephanie J.
20 March - 14 May 2006
Textbook: Criminal Procedure Constitution and Society 4th Edition
Additional Resources: Current Constitutional Law Articles
Course Description: An in-depth study of the U.S. Constitution as it applies to law enforcement, the courts, and corrections, including an examination of recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court. Pre-requisite: Junior standing. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, dialogues, examinations, and writings. The facilitator will encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Grading: Examinations Two 100 points each 200 points
Oral Argument of Constitutional Issue and written Brief 50 points each 100 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission of course material will result in the reduction of 10 points in the grade received for each class meeting after the material was due.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: The learner is expected to enter into dialogue with the instructor.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week One March 20 Chapers 1 & 2 Criminal Procedure & 4th Amendment
Week Two March 27 Chapters 3 & 4 4th Amendment
Week Three April 3 Chapters 5 & 6 Searches & Right to Counsel
Week Four April 10 Midterm Exam
Week Five April 17 Chapters 7 - 9 Interrogations, Lineups & Entrapment
Week Six April 24 Chapters 10 & 11 The Trial
Week Seven May 1 Oral Argument and Brief
Week Eight May 8 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. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners 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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent 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 .
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