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PL 225 - Criminal Law

Criminal Law is an introduction to the fundamental elements of crime investigation and prosecution. In this course, students will examine, in detail, crimes against people, property, and public order and morality. This course also examines affirmative defenses such as the insanity defense and the alibi defense. Finally, this course will look at the constitutional guidelines for searching and seizing evidence of a crime. Each element studied will be looked at from a legal perspective as compared to a law enforcement perspective. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 45/0/0/45 Prerequisite: PL 106 Legal Research . Corequisite: None.