This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the rules of evidence. Â The focus will be on evidence from the time it is collected until it is introduced in court. The emphasis will be on the Federal Rules of Evidence, which are applied in federal court in all fifty states and are similar to each state's rules of evidence. The student will examine evidentiary topics that commonly occur in criminal proceedings, including, but not limited to: hearsay, privileges, and constitutional issues regarding the collection and exclusion of evidence. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: CRJ 181 & CRJ 182.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017