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FORSC 507 Criminal Law and the Law of Evidence

3 hours


In the course, the elements of violent crimes will be reviewed, as well as criminal procedure, constitutional and statutory limitations of criminal investigation, the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments, and writing search warrants and affidavits. The requirements of conviction, or burden of proof (criminal vs. civil standards), and rules and policies pertaining to evidence will be studied.

Prerequisite(s): Admittance to the Forensic Science graduate program.