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Spring 2013
Oct 13,2015
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This course examines the prosecution to adjudication process in the American criminal court system. We will examine the "middle stages" of the criminal justice system, the prosecution's decision to charge, pre-trial procedures, and the criminal trial and sentencing phase. Specifically, the roles of the prosecution, defense and judiciary will be discussed from an historical, legal, and social science perspective. Finally, this course will highlight developments and changes in the court process and the legal rights of the accused. The course is highly recommended for those students who have already taken MLWS 228. Recommended prerequisite: MLWS 228.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Law and Society Department

Course Attributes:
MJ-LAWS-Law & Society Elective

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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