Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PA                                     Course Number: 235                                    
Course Title: Criminal Justice and Its Processes
Subject: Public Administration
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course examines the application of relevant U.S. and state Constitutional requirements and restrictions on the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses. Students will also examine the Federal Rules of Procedure and New York Criminal Procedure Law in order to gain an understanding of the standard operating procedures of the criminal justice system. Particular focus will be on the exclusionary rule and other process remedies, the laws regarding arrest and speedy trial, general trial law and processes, sentencing and appeals.

Prerequisite: PA 150.
Start Date:    09/27/2006                         End Date: