Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

POL 237 Criminal Courts and Defendants' Rights(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. This course deals with the purposes and aims of the criminal justice and the criminal court system. It examines law enforcement arraignments and bail, the legal profession, plea bargaining, and sentencing. The structure, concepts, and theories of criminal law are studied and a comparison is made between the adversary and inquisitorial systems. Prerequisites: ENG 111, COR 100.