Criminal Law (LGL-231)
This course will familiarize the student with the criminal law process from criminal investigations through appeal. Topics include probable cause, search and seizure, post arrest issues, evidence in criminal cases, the Miranda rule, arraignment and discovery, accessories and attempt, crimes against the person and crimes against property, crimes against the public order, trial procedure, defenses, sentencing and appeal. Emphasis is placed upon the role of the paralegal and ethical issues involved in working on a criminal case. Prerequisite: LGL 101. 3 lecture hours per week. 3 credit hours.