CJ 400 Constitutional Law In Criminal Justice
U1H 2007 BU
Smart, Stephanie J.
1905 Duke Street Rm 210, Beaufort, SC 29902
M-F 9am -5pm
4 June - 29 July 2007
Tuesday and Thursday
Textbook: Criminal Procedure Constitution and Society 4th Edition Zalman 2005
Additional Resources: Current Constitutional Law Articles
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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
Constitutional Research Paper
Your paper must include:
The text of this paper should be at least fifteen pages long. You must demonstrate that you understand the terminology and the concepts used in constitutional law, and how constitutional provisions, statutes, and case decisions are interrelated. You must demonstrate that you can synthesize, analyze, and evaluate information. You must write technically correctly using APA format,
You will present your paper in class during the last week of class. If you are taking this course online, you will answer questions from your classmates about your paper in a discussion thread created for this purpose.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Your achievement in this class will be assessed by your performance on examinations, research paper and presentations, and class participation.
There will be two (2) examinations. You may obtain a maximum of 100 points per examination. You will be required to write a research paper and orally present that paper to the class. You may obtain a maximum of 75 points for the research paper and 25 points for your presentation. These grades will be averaged together for your final grade.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission of course material will result in a 10 point reduction (per class) on the final grade received for that material.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: The learner is expected to enter into dialogue with the instructor. Each student is expected to attend class without any unexcused absences and are expected to be respectful of the opinions of others while conducting themselves in a professional manner at all times.
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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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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Last Updated:5/1/2007 10:05:31 AM