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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Criminal Justice - CJ 210

Criminal Procedure

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course will give an overview of criminal procedure and the criminal justice system. It will deal with arrests, search, seizure and identification procedures. It will also deal with the trial, pre- and post-, as well as the appeal process. We will examine the 4th, 5th and 6th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of a criminal procedure and the criminal justice system.
  • Examine the 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution in regard to search and seizure.
  • Explore the Search Warrant Rule and the 10 judicially recognized exceptions to the rule.
  • Summarize the laws of arrest.
  • Interpret the 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution in regard to interrogations.
  • Outline the identification procedures required by the United States Supreme Court, as well as the recommendations from Michigan prosecutors.
  • Explain the pre-trial process.
  • Examine the criminal trial.
  • Explore the sentencing, punishment and appeal process involved in post-conviction relief.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; CRIMINAL JUSTICE; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 210142744Criminal ProcedureONL3Kirshner B1/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; CRIMINAL JUSTICE; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 210347003Criminal ProcedureRMT3Courie J6/20/0Open$12.00T  02:00 PM-04:54 PM WEBWEB
 210347050Criminal ProcedureRMT3Courie J3/20/0Open$12.00T  05:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; CRIMINAL JUSTICE; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 210112982Criminal ProcedureONL3Kirshner B31/31/0Open$12.00 
 210317011Criminal ProcedurePSTC3Courie J20/20/0Open$12.00W  02:00 PM-04:54 PM FTC120
 210317050Criminal ProcedurePSTC3Courie J20/20/0Open$12.00R  04:00 PM-06:54 PM FTC120

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday