House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus LGLA-2313-59 (Criminal Law and Procedure)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
LGLA-2313-59 (Criminal Law and Procedure)
|Instructor||Adams, Langston Scott|
|Course ID #||10208|
|Course Title||Criminal Law and Procedure|
|Course Description||Fundamental concepts of criminal law from arrest to final disposition, principles of federal and state law and the role of the paralegal in the preparation of pleadings and motions.|
|Course Prerequisites||LGLA 1307 (may be taken concurrently)|
|Required Textbooks||Criminal Law and Procedure, Hall, latest ed., West Publishing|
At the end of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Explain the defenses of criminal charges.
2. Identify the key constitutional provisions dealing with criminal law.
3. Differentiate between the crimes against property and habitation and those against the public.
4. Explain the two essential elements of a crime.
5. Outline the criminal process.
6. Describe search, seizure and arrest law.
|Major Assignments||Four major exams.|
|Discussion Topics||Criminal justice system from arrest to final disposition of the case.|
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. A student must attend on a regular basis or they may be dropped from the course.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Exams - 75%
Final Exam - 25%
|Final Exam Date||May 12, 2011 - 6:00 PM|
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