CJ 400 Constitutional Law In Criminal Justice
U1H 2006 BU
Smart, Stephanie J.
5 June - 30 July 2006
Monday and Wednesday
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
Class Assessment: The learner will be assessed by examinations, oral arguement and a written Brief of the argument.
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: Monday June 5 Chapter 1 Criminal Procedure
Wednesday June 7 Chapter 2 4th Amendment
Monday June 12 Chapters 3 & 4 4th Amendment
Wednesday June 14 Chapter 5 Searches
Monday June 19 Chapter 6 Right to Counsel
Wednesday June 21 Chapter 7 Interrogations
Monday June 26 Chapter 8 Lineup
Wednesday June 28 Midterm
Monday July 3 Chapter 9 Entrapment
Wednesday July 5 Chapter 10 The Trial
Monday July 10 Chapter 11 The Trial
Wednesday July 12 Oral Arguments/Briefs
Monday July 17 Oral Arguments/Briefs
Wednesday July 19 Review for Exam
Monday July 24 Final Exam
Wednesday July 26 Return/discuss 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:4/30/2006 6:22:15 PM