Criminal Investigations / Police Practices: Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendments

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Spring 2013
Meets: M, T 1:30pm - 3:00pm in WCC Room 2012
3 classroom credits

This course considers the principal doctrines of the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments affecting criminal investigation. Topics include search and seizure, stop and frisk, electronic surveillance, lineups, police questioning (the privilege against compulsory self-incrimination), and the right to counsel. Some attention will be given to the actual conduct of police investigation, aside from constitutional considerations. Weinreb, Leading Constitutional Cases on Criminal Justice (2012 ed.)

Subject Areas:
Criminal Law & Procedure
Constitutional Law & Civil Rights