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231 sec. 001 - Criminal Procedure - Investigations (Spring 2020)

Instructor: Charles D. Weisselberg  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4

Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.


    TuWTh 10:00 AM - 11:10 AM
    Location: Law 170
    From January 14, 2020
    To April 24, 2020

Course Start: January 14, 2020
Course End: April 24, 2020
Class Number: 31490

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 36
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 60
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM

The course will examine criminal investigations and the constitutional law relating to police officers and lawyers. Topics include the role of prosecution and defense counsel, search and seizure, police interrogation, the exclusionary rule, grand juries, eyewitness identifications, and the assistance of counsel. In addition to doctrine, we will regularly discuss public policy and lawyering strategies.

Students will be expected to attend class and participate in discussions throughout the semester. Students will be "on call" approximately every third week, and will be excused from "on call" obligations only if they notify the instructor in advance about a conflict, unavailability, or a circumstance that makes it unreasonable to expect them to participate. Students will be expected to make up any of these excused on-call obligations.

Just like the big, big, big quiz held every July, there will be an in-class, closed book final exam.

There will also be 2 open-book on-line quizzes during the semester.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Criminal Law

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Required Books are in blue

  • Basic Criminal Procedure: Cases, Comments and Questions
    Yale Kamisar, WAYNE R. AAFAVE, Jerold H. Israel, Nancy J. King, Orin S. Kerr, Eve Brensike Primus
    Edition: 15th Edition
    Publisher: West Academic Publishing
    ISBN: 9781683289890
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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